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Lunar Orbiter photographic atlas of the near side of the Moon

Author: Charles J Byrne
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eMap : Atlas : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1967, Lunar Orbiter Mission 4 sent back to Earth a superb series of photographs of the surface of the Moon, despite severe degradation caused by scanning and the reconstruction processes involved in transmission from lunar orbit. Using 21st century techniques, Charles Byrne¡ - previously System Engineer of the Apollo Program for Lunar Orbiter Photography -¡ has removed almost all the artifacts and imperfections  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Remote-sensing images
Maps
Photographs from space
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byrne, Charles J., 1935-
Lunar Orbiter photographic atlas of the near side of the Moon.
New York ; London : Springer, ©2005
(OCoLC)57528505
Material Type: Atlas, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Map, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Byrne
ISBN: 9781846281549 1846281547 9781852338862 1852338865
OCLC Number: 613195199
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Overview of the Atlas --
Lunar Orbiter Mission 4 --
Overview of the Near Side of the Moon --
Organization of the Photos --
Orientale Basin Region --
Humorum Basin Region --
Imbrium Basin Region --
Nectaris Basin Region --
Serenitatis Basin Region --
Eastern Basins Region --
North Polar Region --
South Polar Region.
Responsibility: Charles J. Byrne.
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To help practical astronomers, all the photographs are systematically related to an Earth-based view.Organized to make it easy for astronomers to use, enabling ground-based images and views to be  Read more...

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