An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.
Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.
Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.
A comprehensive section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.
Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.
A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. Tom Kerss is an astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.