Rükl’s loss is being deeply felt by anyone who loves looking at the Moon. Among the books he authored, his legendary Atlas of the Moon. Replacement for Rukl Moon Atlas – posted in Lunar Observing: A few months ago , I read a review in S&T about a new book that competes with. Atlas of the Moon. by Rukl, Antonin. Book condition: Used – Acceptable. Book Description. Sky Pub Corp. Used – Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library .

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Atlas of the Moon by Rukl, Antonin

Don’t worry about the condition. Keep it in good condition and you will have a good investment too.

A world-renowned lunar cartographer, whose beautiful atlases have become prized possessions, has died at age At that event, more than attendees gathered to attend atpas two presentations on how he researched and prepared the scrupulously detailed maps for his lunar atlas.

I may have to buy a second copy in worse shape!

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I was concentrating on the area around the crater Clavius, and this atlas was indispensable in helping to make sense out of the impossibly complex jumble of detail visible in one’s eyepiece.

I always got lost in the confusing jumble of chaos, especially in the lunar atlsa. Sinus Asperitatis West Sector E Also inminor planet was named for this beloved lunar specialist. Users of both small and large telescopes can enjoy using this book. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. There was no red ink aatlas during the printing, so all images and text remain visible even in red light, during actual observations.


There has never been such a wonderfully detailed atlas so handy to take on trips and use at the telescope, thanks to its compact size, convenient spiral-bound design, and easy-to-read labels. This new printing is also free of red ink, making it urkl easier to use at the eyepiece.

Laubscher Snippet view – I’m an amateur astronomer for over 40 years and have seen over a fukl different Moon Atlas. In fact, as even experienced stargazers know, to go beyond the naked-eye sky and delve deep into the universe, all you need tye binoculars — even the ones hanging unused in your closet. This site uses cookies.

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Should last a long time. This is a superb book to use with either a small or a large telescope and the rich artwork will add to your enjoyment of one of our most beautiful astronomical companions.

I could not afford the supposedly better second edition upgrade. Afterward, he said that felt more honored here in the U. He also says little about some of the pre-scientific ideas and musings about this object which has captivated and enriched the imaginations, as well as the mind, of so many people for so much of our history.

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Atlas of the Moon

See all free Kindle reading apps. The copy I ordered was a withdrawn school library copy. Sky Pub Corp 1 September Language: Ill use the Rukl moon Atlas time and rykl again as I view the moon, always treasure it but keep it away from food, drink, smoke and animals. The definitive Moon atlas is back! What was a terrible loss for Huntley, Illinois, was my inestimable gain. Central Mare Tranquillitatis Sector D Well, there are other sources, but it would have been nice to have the artist’s perspective.


Among the books he authored, his legendary Atlas of the Moon, originally published in and most recently revised inrhe one of the most sought-after books of its kind. Atlas is on good quality paper. Sky Publishing Corporation- Science – pages.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Notify me of new posts via email. I just took it out with me for the first time this evening mion a night of lunar observation.

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is one particular edition of an out-of-print classic. I almost wish that my copy was a bit more beaten up.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This photo-based Moon map clearly identifies and indexes more than interesting features and is ideal for small telescopes and binoculars. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.