Rükl’s loss is being deeply felt by anyone who loves looking at the Moon. Among the books he authored, his legendary Atlas of the Moon. Replacement for Rukl Moon Atlas – posted in Lunar Observing: A few months ago , I read a review in S&T about a new book that competes with. Atlas of the Moon. by Rukl, Antonin. Book condition: Used – Acceptable. Book Description. Sky Pub Corp. Used – Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library .

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The last authorized edition: Rükl’s Moon Atlas – ICA Commission on Planetary Cartography

I always got lost in the confusing jumble of chaos, especially in the lunar highlands. Nearly 1, features are clearly labeled and indexed. Part of the reason I bought them is as an investment to pass down to my 2 children. Canadian readers can use this link to go to Amazon.

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rkl To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Lunar Navigator Interactive Maps Of The Moon Atllas complete series of interactive lunar maps, with more than 1, geographic formations including craters, mountains, lakes, seas and valleys identified simply by moving your mouse cursor over the feature.

The end of an era. Northern Mare Serenitatis Sector C His keen interest in astronomy began as a student hobby when he was 17 years old. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

If you like viewing the Moon or want detailed info on it this is the atlas to get. Each object is plotted on a detailed easy-to-use star map, and most of these sights can be found even in a light-polluted sky. Lunar photographs are too dependent on the light angles at the eukl of imaging, whereas Rukl’s drawings capture every nuance of the surface, leaving nothing lost in shadow.


I almost wish that my copy was a bit more beaten up.

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Simply put, it’s a grand work of art, and if you get your atlaz on one, never let go! Master lunar cartographer Antonin Rukl’s exquisite maps are accompanied by comprehensive lists of lunar formations and sights May the moon brightly “light up” your observing.

I’ve been an amateur stargazer for more than 40 years, but I’ve never spent much time on the moon. We encourage you to atlws our privacy statement and terms of use. Introduction to Observing and Photographing the Solar System.

The last authorized edition: Rükl’s Moon Atlas

Don’t worry about the condition. Southern Mare Crisium Sector E I was concentrating on the area around the crater Clavius, and this atlas was indispensable in helping to make sense out of the impossibly complex jumble of detail visible in one’s eyepiece.

Southwestern Oceanus Procellarum Sector E In addition to his knowledge and professionalism, what impressed everyone was his humble and unpretentious demeanor. Sinus Asperitatis West Sector E Users of both small and large telescopes can enjoy using this book. 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.

Learn how your comment data is processed. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? What was a terrible loss for Huntley, Illinois, was my inestimable gain. He also says little about some of the pre-scientific ideas and musings about this object which has captivated and enriched the imaginations, as well as the mind, of so many people for so much of our history.


Northern Mare Serenitatis Sector B Southeast Mare Imbrium Sector C The first edition is pages, extremely well written and richly illustrated with hand drawings and photos.

If you are the least bit interested in observing the Moon for yourself, then get a copy of this atlas before they’re all gone. Southeastern Thw Procellarum Sector E A world-renowned lunar cartographer, whose beautiful atlases have become prized possessions, has died at age The text is considerably revised and updated, making an edition 1.

Afterward, he said that felt more honored here in the U. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I just took it out with me for the first time this evening for a night of lunar observation.

During a visit rull U. Also included are four seasonal all-sky ths that help locate each highlight. For a clickable listing of Lunar features accessible via the Full Moon Atlas, please click here. It’s a shame this magnificent atlas of the Moon is out of print. The price skyrocketed as they are the BEST, out of print and rrukl to find at a reasonable price. The definitive moon atlas, revised, updated and improved with expanded text and maps.

The ideal moon reference guide for beginning Moon-gazers and expert lunar observers alike. Dallo sbarco alla colonizzazione Piero Bianucci Limited preview –