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The moon in modern astronomy

Ph Fauth

The moon in modern astronomy

summary of twenty years selenographic work, and a study of recent problems

by Ph Fauth

  • 4 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Philip Fauth, Tr. by Joseph McCabe, with an introduction by J. Ellard Gore
ContributionsMcCabe, Joseph, 1867-1955, Gore, J. Ellard (John Ellard), 1845-1910
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25071952M
OCLC/WorldCa13128717

Galileo was the father of both modern experimental physics and telescopic astronomy. He studied the acceleration of moving objects and, in , began telescopic observations, discovering the nature of the Milky Way, the large-scale features of the Moon, the phases of Venus, and four moons of Jupiter. Learn about the Moon in a great new book; Many modern electronics leak radio signals, which interfere with the long, faint wavelengths of light studied by radio observatories. Receive news.

The book is up-to-date, authoritative, and presented in everyday language, with analogies and great color images for non-science majors. The Birth of Modern Astronomy 3 Orbits and. Drawing on both traditional telescopic observations of the Moon and the modern explorations of the Apollo, Clementine, and Lunar Prospector missions, The Modern Moon: A Personal View is an authoritative guidebook that tells readers both what to look for and why to look. Set up your telescope and let Wood unravel the Moon's complex past as you.

Figure Apollo 11 Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the Surface of the Moon. Because there is no atmosphere, ocean, or geological activity on the Moon today, the footprints you see in the image will likely be preserved in the lunar soil for millions of years (credit: modification of . The Moon is an astronomical body orbiting Earth and is the planet's only natural is the fifth-largest satellite in the Solar System, and by far the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits. The Moon is, after Jupiter's satellite Io, the second-densest satellite in the Solar System among those whose densities are known.


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