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The Moon pp 19-22 | Cite as

Geographic Co-ordinate System (Gradation) of the Lunar Sphere

  • Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt
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Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)

Abstract

Similar to the way in which the surface of the earth or the sphere of the sky is divided by a system of circles in order to obtain a position for locational determinations, the lunar-sphere is given an analogous system to indicate the position of its mountains in terms of latitude and longitude.

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  • Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt
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  1. 1.AthensGreece

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