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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_craters

Side view of the Moltke crater taken from Apollo 11. Lunar craters are impact craters on Earth's Moon. The Moon's surface has many craters, almost ... Galileo built his first telescope in late 1609, and turned it to the Moon for the first time on November 30, 1609. ... Craters typically will have some or all of the following features:.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_the_Moon

The geology of the Moon is quite different from that of Earth. The Moon lacks a significant ... The first important event in the geologic evolution of the Moon was the ... modestly covered by mare (see lunar mare for a more detailed discussion). .... These features represent buckling of the surface and form long ridges across ...

socratic.org/questions/who-was-the-first-person-to-observe-the-moon-through-a-telescope-what-features-o

Feb 4, 2016 ... Galileo Galilee was the first person to observe moon with a home made telescope. Another person ... What features of the moon did he identify?

www.answers.com/Q/Who_was_the_first_scientist_to_see_the_first_moons_features_and_how

The first scientist to study the Moon's features in detail was Galileo who observed it with a telescope.

galileo.rice.edu/lib/student_work/astronomy95/moon.html

When Galileo first turned his telescope to the moon, he had no idea that he was about to see something that would cast doubt upon centuries-old beliefs. At the ...

solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/2009/02/25/our-solar-system-galileos-observations-of-the-moon-jupiter-venus-and-the-sun

Feb 25, 2009 ... He soon made his first astronomical discovery. ... At the time, most scientists believed that the Moon was a smooth sphere, but Galileo discovered that the Moon has mountains, pits, and other features, just like the Earth. ... modern telescopes and space probes observe the wonders of Jupiter's many moons.

www.space.com/6310-history-corrected-400-year-moon-map.html

Jan 14, 2009 ... Englishman Thomas Harriot made the first drawing of the Moon ... on algebraic theory and corresponding with scientists across Europe. ... By 1613 he had created two maps of the whole moon, with many identifiable features such as ... a narrow field of view, meaning that only a small portion of the moon ...

moon.nasa.gov/about.cfm

During a "full moon," the hemisphere of the moon we can see from Earth is fully ... The dark features, called maria (Latin for seas), are impact basins that were ... Our lunar neighbor has inspired stories since the first humans looked up at the sky ...

discovermagazine.com/2014/dec/2-ask-discover

Oct 30, 2014 ... Q: Why does the moon always present the same face to us? I find it impossible to believe that this could happen by chance. — Michael ...

the-moon.wikispaces.com/Individual+Scientists

There is a long list of ancient and modern lunar observers and scientists with interesting personalities ... He made the first serious attempt to name lunar features.