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Maps of Lunar Hemispheres

  • Antonín Rükl
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 33)

Abstract

The mapping of the Moon is the subject of the discipline of selenography, which until the last twelve years was based exclusively on observations made from the Earth. Photography of the Moon from deep-space probes and, in particular, by the U.S. Lunar Orbiters 1–5, inaugurated a new epoch in the history of selenography.

Keywords

Lunar Surface Lunar Orbiter International Astronomical Landing Spot Lunar Globe 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonín Rükl
    • 1
  1. 1.PragueCzechoslovakia

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