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Mapping and Naming the Moon: A History of…

Mapping and Naming the Moon: A History of Lunar Cartography and…

by Ewen A. Whitaker

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Aepinus (crater)

Šafařík (crater)

Bliss (crater)

Bondarenko (crater)

Bosch (crater)

Braude (crater)

Cai Lun (crater)

Cailleux (crater)

Cajori (crater)

Campbell (lunar crater)

Cannizzaro (crater)

Carnot (crater)

Carrington (crater)

Carver (crater)

Casatus (crater)

Cassegrain (crater)

Cassini (lunar crater)

Catalán (crater)

Celsius (crater)

Chadwick (crater)

Chaffee (crater)

Challis (crater)

Chalonge (crater)

Champollion (crater)

Chandler (crater)

Chang Heng (crater)

Chant (crater)

Chaplygin (crater)

Chapman (crater)

Chappe (crater)

Chappell (crater)

Charlier (lunar crater)

Chaucer (crater)

Chauvenet (crater)

Chebyshev (crater)

Chernyshev (crater)

Chevallier (crater)

Chrétien (crater)

Cichus (crater)

Clairaut (crater)

Clark (lunar crater)

Cleostratus (crater)

Coblentz (lunar crater)

Cockcroft (crater)

Colombo (crater)

Comrie (crater)

Comstock (crater)

Congreve (crater)

Cook (crater)

Cooper (crater)

Cori (lunar crater)

Coriolis (crater)

Couder (crater)

Coulomb (crater)

Courtney (crater)

Crüger (crater)

Crocco (crater)

Crookes (crater)

Crozier (crater)

Curie (lunar crater)

Cyrano (crater)

Cysatus (crater)

D'Alembert (crater)

D'Arsonval (crater)

Dale (crater)

Dalton (crater)

Damoiseau (crater)

Danjon (crater)

Dante (crater)

Darwin (lunar crater)

Das (crater)

Daubrée (crater)

Davisson (crater)

De Forest (crater)

De Moraes (crater)

De Roy (crater)

De Sitter (crater)

De Vries (crater)

Debes (crater)

Debus (crater)

Debye (crater)

Dechen (crater)

Delaunay (crater)

Dellinger (crater)

Delmotte (crater)

Delporte (crater)

Demonax (crater)

Denning (lunar crater)

Deutsch (crater)

Dewar (crater)

Diderot (crater)

Dirichlet (crater)

Dobrovol'skiy (crater)

Dollond (crater)

Donna (crater)

Donner (crater)

Douglass (lunar crater)

Dove (crater)

Drebbel (crater)

Dreyer (crater)

Drude (crater)

Dryden (crater)

Drygalski (crater)

Dufay (crater)

Dugan (crater)

Dunér (crater)

Dunthorne (crater)

Dyson (crater)

Dziewulski (crater)

Eötvös (crater)

Eckert (crater)

Edison (crater)

Ehrlich (crater)

Eichstadt (crater)

Eijkman (crater)

Eimmart (crater)

Einstein (crater)

Einthoven (crater)

Elger (crater)

Ellerman (crater)

Elmer (crater)

Elvey (crater)

Emden (crater)

Engel'gardt (crater)

Epigenes (crater)

Erlanger (crater)

Erro (crater)

Esclangon (crater)

Esnault-Pelterie (crater)

Espin (crater)

Euctemon (crater)

Evans (crater)

Evdokimov (crater)

Evershed (crater)

Ewen Whitaker

Fabbroni (crater)

Faustini (crater)

Faye (crater)

Fényi (crater)

Feoktistov (crater)

Fermi (crater)

Fersman (crater)

Fesenkov (lunar crater)

Feuillée (crater)

Fibiger (crater)

Finsen (crater)

Firsov (crater)

Fischer (crater)

FitzGerald (crater)

Fleming (crater)

Florensky (crater)

Florey (crater)

Focas (lunar crater)

Fontana (lunar crater)

Foster (crater)

Foucault (crater)

Fourier (crater)

Fowler (crater)

Fox (crater)

Francesco Capuano Di Manfredonia

Franck (crater)

Franz (crater)

Fraunhofer (crater)

Fredholm (crater)

Freud (crater)

Freundlich (crater)

Fridman (crater)

Froelich (crater)

Frost (crater)

Fryxell (crater)

G. Bond (crater)

Gadomski (crater)

Galen (crater)

Galois (crater)

Galvani (crater)

Gamow (crater)

Ganskiy (crater)

Ganswindt (crater)

Garavito (crater)

Gardner (crater)

Gauricus (crater)

Gavrilov (crater)

Geiger (crater)

Geissler (crater)

Gerard (crater)

Gerasimovich (crater)

Gernsback (crater)

Gibbs (crater)

Gilbert (lunar crater)

Gill (lunar crater)

Ginzel (crater)

Glauber (crater)

Glazenap (crater)

Golitsyn (crater)

Golovin (crater)

Goodacre (crater)

Gore (crater)

Grachev (crater)

Graff (lunar crater)

Grave (crater)

Green (lunar crater)

Gregory (lunar crater)

Grigg (crater)

Grignard (crater)

Grissom (crater)

Grove (crater)

Gruemberger (crater)

Guillaume (crater)

Gullstrand (crater)

Gum (crater)

Guthnick (crater)

Guyot (crater)

Gyldén (crater)

H. G. Wells (crater)

Haber (crater)

Hagecius (crater)

Hagen (crater)

Hahn (crater)

Haidinger (crater)

Haldane (lunar crater)

Hall (lunar crater)

Hamilton (crater)

Harden (crater)

Harding (crater)

Hargreaves (crater)

Harkhebi (crater)

Harlan (crater)

Harriot (crater)

Hartmann (crater)

Hartwig (lunar crater)

Harvey (crater)

Haskin (crater)

Hatanaka (crater)

Hausen (crater)

Hayford (crater)

Hayn (crater)

Hédervári (crater)

Healy (crater)

Hecataeus (crater)

Hedin (crater)

Heinrich (crater)

Heinsius (crater)

Heis (crater)

Helberg (crater)

Helmert (crater)

Helmholtz (lunar crater)

Henderson (crater)

Hendrix (crater)

Henry (lunar crater)

Henry Frères (crater)

Henyey (crater)

Hertz (crater)

Hertzsprung (crater)

Hevesy (crater)

Heyrovsky (crater)

Hildegard (crater)

Hill (crater)

Hinshelwood (crater)

Hippocrates (lunar crater)

Hirayama (crater)

Hoffmeister (crater)

Hogg (crater)

Holetschek (crater)

Hooke (lunar crater)

Hopmann (crater)

Hornsby (crater)

Horrebow (crater)

Houssay (crater)

Houtermans (crater)

Houzeau (crater)

Hubble (crater)

Hume (crater)

Hutton (lunar crater)

Ibn Bajja (crater)

Ibn Battuta (crater)

Ibn Firnas (crater)

Ibn Yunus (crater)

Icarus (crater)

Idel'son (crater)

Ideler (crater)

Il'in (crater)

Ingalls (crater)

Inghirami (crater)

Innes (crater)

Ioffe (crater)

Isaev (crater)

Izsak (crater)

Jackson (crater)

Jansky (crater)

Jarvis (crater)

Jeans (lunar crater)

Jenkins (crater)

Jenner (crater)

Joule (crater)

Jules Verne (crater)

Julienne (crater)

Kaiser (lunar crater)

Kamerlingh Onnes (crater)

Kant (crater)

Kao (crater)

Kapteyn (crater)

Karl Müller (astronomer)

Katchalsky (crater)

Kästner (crater)

Kearons (crater)

Keeler (lunar crater)

Kekulé (crater)

Kepinski (crater)

Khvol'son (crater)

Kibal'chich (crater)

Kidinnu (crater)

Kiess (crater)

Kimura (crater)

Kirch (crater)

Kircher (crater)

Kirchhoff (crater)

Kleymenov (crater)

Klute (crater)

Knox-Shaw (crater)

Koch (crater)

Kocher (crater)

Kohlschütter (crater)

Kolhörster (crater)

Kondratyuk (crater)

Konoplev (crater)

Konstantinov (crater)

Kosberg (crater)

Kostinskiy (crater)

Koval'skiy (crater)

Kovalevskaya (crater)

Kozyrev (crater)

Kramarov (crater)

Krasnov (crater)

Krasovskiy (crater)


Krylov (crater)

Kuhn (crater)

Kulik (crater)

Kunowsky (lunar crater)

Kuo Shou Ching (crater)

Kurchatov (crater)

La Pérouse (crater)

Lacchini (crater)

Lagalla (crater)

Lagrange (crater)

Lallemand (crater)

Lamarck (crater)

Lamèch (crater)

Lamb (crater)

Lampland (lunar crater)

Lander (crater)

Lane (crater)

Langemak (crater)

Langevin (crater)

Langley (crater)

Langmuir (crater)

Larmor (crater)

Laue (crater)

Lauritsen (crater)

Laveran (crater)

Lavoisier (crater)

Le Gentil (crater)

Leakey (crater)

Leavitt (crater)

Lebedev (crater)

Lebedinskiy (crater)

Lebesgue (crater)

Leeuwenhoek (crater)

Leibnitz (crater)

Lenard (crater)

Lents (crater)

Leonov (crater)


Leucippus (crater)

Leuschner (crater)

Levi-Civita (crater)

Lewis (crater)

Lexell (crater)

Ley (crater)

Liebig (crater)

Lindbergh (crater)

Lindsay (crater)

Lippmann (crater)

Lipskiy (crater)

List of lunar features

Litke (crater)


Lockyer (lunar crater)

Lodygin (crater)

Loewy (crater)

Lohrmann (crater)

Lomonosov (lunar crater)

Lorentz (crater)

Louville (crater)

Love (crater)

Lovell (crater)

Lowell (lunar crater)

Lucretius (crater)

Ludwig (crater)

Lundmark (crater)

Lyapunov (crater)

Lyman (crater)

Mach (crater)

Maclaurin (crater)

Maclear (crater)

Macrobius (crater)

Magelhaens (lunar crater)

Maksutov (crater)

Malapert (crater)

Mallet (crater)

Malyy (crater)

Mandel'shtam (crater)

Manzinus (crater)

Marci (crater)

Marco Polo (crater)

Marconi (crater)

Marinus (crater)

Mariotte (crater)

Markov (crater)

Mary Adela Blagg

Mason (crater)

Maunder (lunar crater)

Maxwell (crater)

Möbius (crater)

McAdie (crater)

McAuliffe (crater)

McClure (crater)

McKellar (crater)

McLaughlin (lunar crater)

McMath (crater)

McNair (crater)

McNally (crater)

Mechnikov (crater)

Mees (crater)

Meitner (lunar crater)

Mendel (lunar crater)

Mendeleev (crater)

Mercurius (crater)

Merrill (crater)

Meshcherskiy (crater)

Messala (crater)

Mezentsev (crater)

Michelson (crater)

Milankovič (lunar crater)

Miller (crater)

Millikan (crater)

Mills (crater)

Mineur (crater)

Minkowski (crater)

Minnaert (crater)

Mitra (crater)

Mohorovičić (crater)

Moigno (crater)

Moiseev (crater)

Monge (crater)

Mons (planetary nomenclature)

Mons Bradley

Mons Esam

Mons Hadley

Mons La Hire

Mons Vinogradov

Montanari (crater)

Montes Taurus

Montgolfier (crater)

Moore (lunar crater)

Morley (crater)

Morozov (crater)

Morse (crater)

Moseley (crater)

Mouchez (crater)

Moulton (crater)

Murakami (crater)

Nagaoka (crater)

Nansen (lunar crater)

Nasireddin (crater)

Nassau (crater)

Nöther (crater)

Neander (crater)

Necho (crater)

Nefed'ev (crater)

Neison (crater)

Nernst (crater)

Neujmin (crater)

Newcomb (lunar crater)

Nicollet (crater)

Niepce (crater)

Nijland (crater)

Nobel (crater)

Nobile (crater)

Nobili (crater)

Nonius (crater)

Numerov (crater)

Nunn (crater)

Oberth (crater)

Obruchev (crater)

Oken (crater)

Olcott (crater)

Omar Khayyam (crater)

Onizuka (crater)

Oppenheimer (crater)

Oresme (crater)

Orlov (crater)

Osiris (lunar crater)

Ostwald (crater)

Palmieri (crater)

Pannekoek (crater)

Papaleksi (crater)

Paracelsus (crater)

Paraskevopoulos (crater)

Parenago (crater)

Parkhurst (crater)

Parsons (crater)

Pascal (crater)

Paschen (crater)

Pasteur (lunar crater)

Patsaev (crater)

Pauli (crater)

Pavlov (crater)

Pawsey (crater)

Pease (crater)

Peirescius (crater)

Pentland (crater)

Perel'man (crater)

Perepelkin (lunar crater)

Perkin (crater)

Perrine (crater)

Petermann (crater)

Peters (crater)

Petrie (crater)

Petropavlovskiy (crater)

Petrov (crater)

Pettit (lunar crater)

Petzval (crater)

Phillips (lunar crater)

Philolaus (crater)

Piazzi (crater)

Piazzi Smyth (crater)

Pierazzo (crater)

Pikel'ner (crater)

Pilâtre (crater)

Pirquet (crater)

Pitiscus (crater)

Pizzetti (crater)

Plana (crater)

Planck (crater)

Planté (crater)

Plummer (crater)

Plutarch (crater)

Poczobutt (crater)

Pogson (crater)

Polzunov (crater)

Poncelet (crater)

Popov (crater)

Poynting (lunar crater)

Prager (crater)

Prandtl (crater)

Priestley (lunar crater)

Promontorium Agarum

Purkyně (crater)

Quetelet (crater)

Rabbi Levi (crater)

Racah (crater)

Raimond (crater)

Raman (crater)

Ramsay (crater)

Rankine (crater)

Raspletin (crater)

Rayet (crater)

Rayleigh (lunar crater)

Razumov (crater)

Röntgen (crater)

Recht (crater)

Regnault (crater)

Reichenbach (crater)

Reimarus (crater)

Repsold (crater)

Resnik (crater)

Ricco (crater)

Richards (lunar crater)

Richardson (lunar crater)

Riedel (crater)

Riemann (crater)

Ritz (crater)

Roberts (crater)

Robinson (crater)

Rocca (crater)

Roche (crater)

Rosenberger (crater)

Rosseland (crater)

Rothmann (crater)

Rumford (crater)

Runge (crater)

Rutherford (lunar crater)

Rydberg (crater)

Ryder (crater)

Rynin (crater)

Saha (crater)

Samuel Arthur Saunder

Sanford (crater)

Santos-Dumont (crater)

Sarton (crater)

Sasserides (crater)

Saussure (crater)

Schaeberle (lunar crater)

Schönfeld (crater)

Schjellerup (crater)

Schlüter (crater)

Schlesinger (crater)

Schliemann (crater)

Schneller (crater)

Schorr (crater)

Schubert (lunar crater)

Schumacher (crater)

Schuster (crater)

Schwabe (crater)

Schwarzschild (crater)

Scobee (crater)

Seares (crater)

Sechenov (crater)

Segers (crater)

Seidel (crater)


Seneca (crater)

Seyfert (crater)

Sharonov (lunar crater)

Shatalov (crater)

Shayn (crater)

Sherrington (crater)

Shi Shen (crater)

Shirakatsi (crater)

Shoemaker (lunar crater)

Short (crater)

Shternberg (crater)

Shuckburgh (crater)

Shuleykin (crater)

Siedentopf (crater)

Sierpinski (crater)

Sikorsky (crater)

Simpelius (crater)

Sisakyan (crater)

Sklodowska (lunar crater)

Slipher (lunar crater)

Slocum (crater)

Smith (lunar crater)

Smoluchowski (crater)

Sniadecki (crater)

Soddy (crater)

Somerville (crater)

Sommerfeld (crater)

South (lunar crater)

Spallanzani (lunar crater)

Spörer (crater)

Spencer Jones (crater)

St. John (crater)

Stark (crater)

Stearns (crater)

Stebbins (crater)

Stefan (crater)

Stein (lunar crater)

Steklov (crater)

Steno (lunar crater)

Sternfeld (crater)

Stetson (crater)

Stokes (lunar crater)

Stoletov (crater)

Stoney (lunar crater)

Stratton (crater)

Strömgren (crater)

Subbotin (crater)

Sumner (crater)

Sundman (crater)

Svedberg (crater)

Sverdrup (crater)

Swann (crater)

Swasey (crater)

Szilard (crater)

T. Mayer (crater)

Tacchini (crater)

Talbot (crater)

Tamm (crater)

Taylor (crater)

Teisserenc (lunar crater)

Ten Bruggencate (crater)

Tereshkova (crater)

Tesla (crater)

Theophrastus (crater)

Thiel (crater)

Thiessen (crater)

Tikhomirov (crater)

Tikhov (lunar crater)

Tiling (crater)

Timiryazev (crater)

Tiselius (crater)

Tisserand (crater)

Titius (crater)

Titov (crater)

Trumpler (lunar crater)

Tsander (crater)

Tseraskiy (crater)

Tsinger (crater)

Tsu Chung-Chi (crater)

Tucker (crater)

Tyndall (lunar crater)

Ulugh Beigh (crater)

Urey (crater)

Valier (crater)

Van Biesbroeck (crater)

Van den Bergh (crater)

Van den Bos (crater)

Van der Waals (crater)

Van Gent (crater)

Van Maanen (crater)

Van Vleck (crater)

Van't Hoff (crater)

Vasco da Gama (crater)

Vashakidze (crater)

Vavilov (crater)

Vega (crater)

Vening Meinesz (crater)

Ventris (crater)

Vernadskyy (crater)

Vestine (crater)

Vetchinkin (crater)

Vieta (crater)

Vil'ev (crater)

Virchow (crater)

Virtanen (crater)

Vitello (crater)

Viviani (crater)

Vlacq (crater)

Volkov (crater)

Volta (crater)

Volterra (crater)

Von Baeyer (crater)

Von Békésy (crater)

Von Behring (crater)

Von Braun (crater)

Von der Pahlen (crater)

Von Neumann (crater)

Von Zeipel (crater)

Voskresenskiy (crater)

Walker (crater)

Wan-Hoo (crater)

Wapowski (crater)

Warner (crater)

Waterman (crater)

Watson (crater)

Wöhler (crater)

Weber (crater)

Wegener (lunar crater)

Weierstrass (crater)

Weigel (crater)

Weinek (crater)

Weiss (crater)

Weyl (crater)

Whipple (crater)

White (crater)

Widmannstätten (crater)

Wiechert (crater)

Wiener (crater)

Wilhelm (crater)

Williams (lunar crater)

Wilsing (crater)

Wilson (crater)

Winkler (crater)

Winlock (crater)

Wolf (crater)

Woltjer (crater)

Wood (crater)

Wróblewski (crater)

Wright (lunar crater)

Wurzelbauer (crater)

Wyld (crater)

Xenophanes (crater)

Xenophon (crater)

Yablochkov (crater)

Yakovkin (crater)

Yamamoto (crater)


Young (crater)

Zhang Yuzhe (crater)

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521544149, Paperback)

Almost thirty years after the Apollo missions, "Tranquillity Base", "Hadley Rille", or "Taurus-Littrow" are names still resonant with the enormous achievements represented by the lunar landings. But how did these places get their names? Who named Copernicus crater? Where did all those names on lunar maps come from, and what stimulated their selection? Ewen Whitaker traces the origins and evolution of the present-day systems for naming lunar features such as craters, mountains, valleys and dark spots. The connections between the prehistoric and historic names, and today's gazetteer are clearly described. Beautiful lunar maps spanning four centuries of progress wonderfully illustrate the unfolding of our ability to map the Moon. Rare, early photographs add to the sense of history. Comprehensive appendices and the bibliography make this delightful book a work of lasting reference and scholarship.

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