By Antonin Rukl
The definitive Moon atlas is again! Revised, up to date, and more desirable with multiplied textual content and maps, this venerable atlas is the appropriate reference consultant for starting Moon-gazers and professional lunar observers alike. besides grasp lunar cartographer Antonín Rükl’s beautiful maps, you’ll locate finished lists of lunar formations and points of interest. This new printing can also be freed from pink ink, making it a lot more straightforward to take advantage of on the eyepiece.
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R 58° 0 ~ 56" W o• 39 0 83 82 18 Marius 29 The western part of Oceanus Procellarum, poor in large craters but very rich in lunar domes especially near the crater Marius. This area, geologically very interesting with distinct traces' of volcanic activity, was selected as a target for one of the Apollo missions, subsequently canceled. 6°W] Michael Mostl in (Maestlin), 1550- 1631. German mathema tician and astronomer, teacher of Johannes Kepler, whom he introduced to the Copernican heliocentric system.
Famous Italian physicist and astronomer. Made first telescopic observation of the Moon and planets; advocate of Copernican theories; observed sunspots and discovered Jupiter's satellites. 5 km) . Galilaei, Rima [l 3°N, 59°W] Sinuous rille, length l 80 km . Hevelius, Rimae (2°N , 66°W] System of rilles inside and to the south of Hevelius, length 190 km. Krafft, Catena. See map 17. 9°W] Heinrich W. H. Olbers, 1758- 1840. German physician and astronomer. Discovered and observed comets. Crater (75 km) .
Germon surgeon and naturalist. Crater with considerably ruined wall (28 km). 7°W] Jan Stade, 1527- 1579. Belgian mathe matician and astronomer, author of planetary tables Tabulae Bergenses. \ .. 0 Heavily flooded crater with incomplete low walls; diameter 69 km, height of northeast wall MARE 0 650 m. 5 km) . 43 A considerable number of secondary craters, which originated from material e;ected during the formation of the crater Copernicus, are found in the vicinity of the Junor formation Stadius.
Atlas of the Moon (Revised, Updated Edition) by Antonin Rukl