By Jeremy Cook
Lengthy considered as the best photographic lunar atlas to be had, The Hatfield Lunar Atlas is a version of accuracy and readability. This new edition updates the various maps, names and technical facts, yet makes use of Commander Henry Hatfield's unique - and unexcelled - photographic plates, involved in a purpose-built 30 cm reflector. The Atlas is split into 16 sections, each one of that is made from 5 or extra photographic plates including a map. every one map relies basically of the dealing with plate. the place aspect is missing in this basic plate (particularly close to the Moon's limb) supplementary aspect is supplied by way of a number of of the opposite plates in a selected part.
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