Translation for 'selenography' from English to Russian
NOUN   selenography | selenographies
селенография {ж}
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Translation for 'selenography' from English to Russian

селенография {ж}астрон.
Usage Examples English
  • This work of Hevelius influenced his contemporary European astronomers, and the "Selenographia" was the standard reference on selenography for over a century.
  • In 1951 he published a 300"-diameter map of the Moon, considered by some as the culmination of the art of selenography prior to the space age.
  • He also built an observatory on the estate to pursue his interest in selenography, or mapping the Moon.
  • He was skilled in cartography and selenography, the skill of mapping the Moon.
  • By convention these features are identified in selenography by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint that is closest to Bose.

  • Edmund Neison FRS (27 August 1849 – 14 January 1940), whose real name was Edmund Neville Nevill, wrote a key text in selenography called "The Moon and the Condition and Configuration of its Surface" in 1876 and later set up the Natal Observatory in Durban, Natal Province.
  • Indeed, at the centre he depicted a selenography derived from his observations of the full moon in March 1649, using two telescopes, and around the crescent Saturn, Venus and Jupiter.
  • Selenography – study of the surface and physical features of the Moon.
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