By Antonin Rukl
The definitive Moon atlas is again! Revised, up-to-date, and more desirable with accelerated textual content and maps, this venerable atlas is the fitting reference consultant for starting Moon-gazers and specialist lunar observers alike. in addition to grasp lunar cartographer Antonín Rükl’s beautiful maps, you’ll locate complete lists of lunar formations and points of interest. This new printing is usually freed from purple ink, making it a lot more uncomplicated to take advantage of on the eyepiece.
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6°W] Seleucus, c. 150 BC. Babylonian astronomer, defender of the heliocentric theory. Prominent crater (43 km) . 6 °W) (l) Friedrich G. Wilhelm von Struve, 1793- 1864. German-Russian astronomer. Director of Pulkovo Observatory. Observed double stars and measured the parallax of stars. (2) Otto von Struve, 1819- 1905. Son of the former and director of Pulkovo Observatory. (3) Otto Struve, 1897 - 1963. Russian-born American astrophysicist, grandson of Friedrich (l). Remains of a flooded large crater (l 70 km).
British astronomer. Simple crater 17 km/ 1430 m) . 5°N, 42. 1°E] Ernest B. Esclangon, 1876- 1954. French astronomer. Flooded crater with a low wo// 116 km) . 2°E] Giovanni V. M. Fabbroni, 1752-1822. Italian chemist. 1 km/2090 m) . 5°E] Jomes Franck, 1882- 1964. Germon physicist and Nobel Laureate. Crater (12 km/2510 m). 2°E] Julius H. Franz, 1847-1913. Germon astronomer and selenographer. Flooded, considerably eroded crater (26 km/590 m). 8°E] Irvine Clifton Gordner, 1889- 1972. American physicist.
Another sinuous rille on the floor of the valley cannot be seen from the Earth. 5°W} Paolo Dal Pozzo Toscanelli, 1397- 1482. Italian physician and cartographer. Crater (7 km). 29 Toscanelli, Rupes [27°N, 47°W] Fault, length 70 km. 8°W) Yrjo Vaisala, 1891-1971. Finnish astronomer. Crater (8 km). 8°W) Ernst Zinner. 1886-1970. Germon astronomer. Crater (4 km). 63 62 9 Brayley 19 • Southwestern port of More Imbrium with numerous more ridges and a network of bright streaks radiating mainly from the craters Copernicus and Aristarchus.
Atlas of the Moon (Revised, Updated Edition) by Antonin Rukl