J Bjo rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Description This series of careful maps of the Moon’s nearside and libration zones, created by the former director of the Prague Planetarium, is widely regarded by amateur astronomers as the indispensable observing guide to lunar features. Troy Atwood rated it it was amazing Apr 15, His astronomical maps, atlases and picture publications were published not only in the Czech Republic but were also translated into many languages and published abroad. For example, after the daytime talks, he walked the observing field each night on his own, chatting with attendees, autographing their copies of his lunar atlas, and even peering through their scopes at the evening’s young Moon. Also in , minor planet was named for this beloved lunar specialist. Lists with This Book.
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Rükl Index Map
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Not only is the nomenclature not always complete or reliable, but in the process of artistic interpretation certain features are emphasized and others lost.
The maps in the Hamlyn Atlas were preceded by a set of six Maps of the Lunar Hemispheresruk, inwhich covered the entire Moon in orthographic views, but in less detail. Atlas of the Moon by Antonin Ruki. A world-renowned lunar cartographer, whose beautiful atlases have become prized possessions, has died at age The rectangular maps are assigned consecutive Arabic numbers from “1” to “76”.
William rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Charles rated it it was amazing Feb 10, There appear to be eight small areas that fall outside the formally defined rectangles, and which are depicted as extensions of the horizontally adjacent zones.
Daniel rated it really liked it Apr 16, His keen interest in astronomy began as a student hobby when he was 17 years old.
Levy Tang rated it it pf amazing Feb 04, For example, a little to the left of center, one small crater is shown on the floor of Palus Putredinisbut two more prominent ones to its north are omitted note: In recent years, printed maps of this sort have been somewhat supplanted by electronic products which are generally more flexible, and can be more easily updated to reflect changes in the official nomenclature and avoid inadvertent errors. For example, after the daytime talks, he walked the observing field each night on his own, chatting with attendees, autographing their copies of his lunar atlas, and even peering through their scopes at the evening’s young Moon.
Atlas of the Moon
His astronomical maps, atlases and picture publications were published not only in the Czech Republic but were also translated into many languages and published abroad. This page was last edited on 16 Aprilat In this experimental atlas, each one of the 76 of Rukl’s individual charts has an additional list of unofficially named and nicknamed mooon He graduated from Czech Technical University in Prague inafter which he joined the Czech Technical University as a staff member, working at the Prague Rhkl in February Open Preview See a Problem?
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Designed for both beginning and experienced lunar observers. Very sorry to hear this sad news. Scaron rated it liked it Aug 11, Maps of lunar hemispheres.
Rükl – The Moon
This map labels most primary and selected satellite features. Also inminor planet was named for this beloved lunar specialist. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Atlas of the Moon.