Professional and Amateur Collaboration

  • Brian Cudnik
Part of the Astronomers' Observing Guides book series (OBSERVING)


Up to this point, for the most part, we looked at lunar meteor impact observing from an amateur astronomer’s perspective. We also surveyed the products of meteoroid impacts – craters – on the Moon and throughout the solar system. Background information of these, as well as observing techniques, has been presented. This chapter changes the focus a bit, brings in a little professional perspective, and discusses how amateurs and professionals can work together to make a significant contribution to lunar impact research.


Lunar Surface Impact Event Lunar Regolith Luminous Efficiency Meteor Shower 
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  • Brian Cudnik
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  1. 1.HoustonUSA

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