Publisher's Preface by John Watson.- Introduction.- Plates 1-16 (with charts).- Exposure date chart.- Lunar Observing Techniques.
Über den Autor
Anthony Charles Cook, Ph.D., FBIS, FRAS, is both an amateur astronomer and a professional lunar and planetary cartographer. He has worked with many leading planetary cartography research groups in the UK, Germany, and the United States. He produced a planet-wide digital elevation model (DEM) of the Moon in the year 2000, and this was used by the European Space Agency to guide its SMART-1 spacecraft down to a precise impact. Six previously unknown impact basins larger than 300 km across were discovered using this lunar DEM. Presently he is a lecturer at the Institute of Mathematics and Physics, Aberystwyth University, in the UK. He is Assistant Director of the British Astronomical Lunar Section and coordinates the Transient Lunar Phenomena observing program alongside a similar program for the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers. He has also had Digital Planetary Cartography papers published in several refereed scientific journals.
Designed specifically for the Schmidt-Cassegrain and Maksutov telescopes (most Meade and Celestron models)
A comprehensive lightweight A-Z of the Moon for SCT and Maksutov users
Shows different angles of illumination on the lunar surface
Includes comparative libration images of the lunar limb
This digitally re-mastered edition vastly improves the clarity and definition of the original photographs