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On the moon

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: London : Cassell, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of the moon and its relation to the Earth, offering information about its geological origins, potential future uses, and ancient beliefs regarding the moon.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Observations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Moore
ISBN: 0304354694 9780304354696
OCLC Number: 47050409
Description: 239 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Eagle has landed --
Myth and legend --
The moon in the solar system --
The origin of the moon --
The movements of the moon --
The moon and the earth --
Observers of the moon --
Features of the moon --
The craters of the moon --
The past and future moon --
The lunar atmosphere --
The structure of the moon --
Eclipses of the moon --
The way to the moon --
Apollo --
The search for ice --
Life on the moon? --
The lunar base --
Observing the moon --
Statistical data --
Eclipses of the moon 2000-2008 --
Successful lunar missions --
Literature and maps --
Description of the surface, and map --
Latin and English names of the lunar seas --
Index to formations described in the map and text --
The far side of the moon.
Other Titles: Patrick Moore on the moon
Responsibility: Patrick Moore.
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Written by Patrick Moore, this is a study of what we know about the moon, our nearest heavenly neighbour. It covers everything from the 1969 moon-landing to ancient lunar myths and legends, from the  Read more...

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