By Antonin Rukl
A best-seller that strains the historical past of the Moon, its floor, its foundation and evolution, and its exploration. contains a designated map of seventy six sections of the Moon's floor observable by means of telescope. Designed for either starting and skilled lunar observers. by way of Antonin Rukl. eight 1/4 x eleven; 224 pgs.; seventy five b&w photographs; a hundred ninety+ diagrams; hardcover. to be had to U.S. shoppers purely.
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