February, 2009

Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Sunday, February 1

On this day we celebrate the 1905 birth of Lloyd Berkner , the first person to measure Earth’s ionosphere. His work with radar led to an understanding of radio wave propagation. He also served as administrator at Green Bank National Radio Astronomy Observatory. For his achievements in space science, NASA awarded Berkner the Distinguished Public Service Medal.


Lava Flow Open Cluster Lunar Surface Stellar Wind Impact Crater 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Warren Rupp ObservatoryMartelUSA

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