Accession Number : AD0623669

Title :   RESEARCH INTO METHODS OF DETERMINING THE RELATIVE HEIGHTS OF PHYSIOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF THE MOON.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MANCHESTER UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Mills,G. A.

Report Date : 29 JAN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The relative merits of two alternative methods for determining the shape of the Moon are considered. It is concluded that the terminator method is inferior to the libration method because the law of reflection of light from the surface of the Moon is not well known and cannot be ignored. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MOON, MAPPING), (*MAPPING, MOON), (*ASTRONOMY, MOON), EXTRATERRESTRIAL TOPOGRAPHY, HEIGHT FINDING, PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, SURVEYING(GEOGRAPHIC)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE