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The Moon pp 27-30 | Cite as

About the Mountain Shadows in Particular

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

Abstract

The shadows of the Moon Mountains are completely black; their contrast to bright mountainous terrain is often so great that the eye of the observer working with the Micrometer is greatly strained using powerful telescopes, that one may believe that similar extremes do not exist on Earth.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt
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  1. 1.AthensGreece

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