Observing the Moon, Volume 1

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Springer Science & Business Media, 2000 - Science - 181 pages
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Observing the Moon is a definitive work, written as a reference book for anyone seriously interested in the Moon and its geology. It is of course a perfect companion for practical observers. Detailed and extensively illustrated chapters catalog ail the interesting lunar features visible in modest telescopes. They are preceded by a crash course in modern lunar geology - based on the vast amount we have learned during and since the Apollo missions - and are followed by chapters on photographic and CCD imaging, drawing and lunar topography. A CD-ROM accompanies this book and contains an atlas of lunar images and much more. The CD-ROM requires a PC running Windows 3.1 or higher, a minimum of 16MB (Windows 3.1), 64MB (Windows 95 up) of memory and a 2x or faster CD-ROM player.
  

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Contents

Introduction to the Moon
The Moons Motions in Space
Lunar Librations and Eclipses
The Basic Kinds of Lunar Formations
The Lunar Maria and Bays
The Lunar Rille
The Lunar Mountains
A Crash Course in Lunar Geology
Questions to Ask
Some Important Data
What to Do with Your Drawinqs
Lunar Topographic Studies
Lunar Transient Phenomena LTPs
Lunar Eclipses and Occultations
Lunar Occultations
Imaging the Moon

A Lunar Geologists Lexicon
Our Changing Views of Lunar Geology
How the Moon Came to Be
The Lunar Geologic Tim
Lunar Geologys Unsolved Mysteries
Lunar Features Northeast Quadrant
Lunar Features Southeast Quadrant
Lunar Features Northwest Quadrant
Lunar Features Southwest Quadrant
Introduction to Observing the Moon
Choosing a Telescope for Lunar Observing
Finding Your Way Around the Moon
Eyepieces and Filters
Drawing Lunar Features
Michael Gates
An ApogeePerigee Project
Vertical Studies
Imaging the Moon with an AstroVideo Camera
The CDROM Lunar Atlas
Lunar CCD Imaging
Glossary of Lunar Terminology
Further Reading
Lunar Observing Forms
Index
Files Lunar Atlas on the CDROM
Instructions for Using the CDROM
Copyright

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