Photographic Atlas of the Moon

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 25, 2002 - Nature - 146 pages
Annotation The Photographic Atlas of the Moon is a day-by-day photographic guide to observing the features of the Moon through a small telescope. Compiled by three keen amateur astronomers, each image was produced using a 40cm telescope and high-resolution low speed film. Whole Moon images are provided for each day of the 29-day lunar cycle, with labelled features and accompanying descriptive text. Selected lunar features are shown at high magnification to highlight and clearly illustrate certain regions. All lunar features are labelled using current IAU terminology. A comprehensive set of appendices detail the phases of the Moon, give a chronology of lunar selenography, and index all lunar features named in the text. This atlas is an invaluable reference guide for amateurs engaging in lunar observations with a small telescope.
 

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Contents

The zero day Moon
8
The 3rdday Moon
16
The 5thday Moon
24
The 7thday Moon
32
The 9thday Moon
40
The 11thday Moon
48
The 13thday Moon
56
The 15thday Moon
64
28
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About the author (2002)

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, and has been President of the Astronomical Society of Malaysia.

President of the Astronomical Society of Singapore since its foundation in 1992, avid astrophotographer, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Vice President of the Astronomical Society of Singapore, avid astrophotographer.

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