For the volcanic crater in Nevada, see Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark.
... Galileo built his first telescope in late 1609, and turned it to the Moon for the
first time on November 30, ... Cr...
We continue our yearlong celebration of the 400th birthday of modern astronomy
with the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA). A series of worldwide ...
The first scientist to study the Moon's features in detail was Galileo who observed
it with a telescope.
Galileo was the first scientist to see the features of the moon. Hedid this in 1609
by using an early version of the telescope.Galileo was able to make out some of ...
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 ...
These features are permanent, and it was therefore obvious that the Moon
always keeps ... The medieval followers of Aristotle, first in the Islamic world and
then in ... (In the 1630s he did, however, observe lunar librations, which show that
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
Nov 19, 2014 ... Learn how Earth's moon formed, how its orbit affects Earth's tides, why ... How
much of it we see depends on the moon's position in relation to Earth and the sun
. ... Scientists have suggested the impactor was roughly 10 percent the .... In 2014
, the first private moon mission launched to study the satellite...
Dec 31, 2012 ... The rules for naming features on the Moon are simple, but not always logical. ...
abundant craters of the Moon are named for famous scientists, philosophers, ...
Naturally, once we had the ability to see uncharted lunar territory, a new ... the
Soviet Union was the first nation to image the far side of the Moon.
The science of astronomy took a huge leap forward in the first decade of the ...
the telescope but was the first to use it systematically to observe celestial objects
... In it he reported on his observations of the Moon, Jupiter and the Milky Way. ...
Question: What features are visible here that cannot be seen with the unaided