Accession Number : AD0636393

Title :   SURFACE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MOON, MARS, AND VENUS: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no. 2 on ATD work assignment no. 79.

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Javis, Joseph ; michaels,Daniel W.

Report Date : 16 MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : UTHIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY WAS COMPILED FROM Soviet-Satellite open sources published 1963-1966. It is the second report in a continuing series indicative of of Soviet-bloc research of the surface characteristics of Mars, Venus, and the Moon with reference to light polorization and albedo measurement techniques and to radioastronomical investigations. Report No. 1 appeared as ATD Report P-65-6. The 110 bibliographic entries are listed alphabetically by author in four sections: I. The Moon (58 entries); II. Mars (28 entries); III. Venus (18 entries); IV. General (6 entries). An Author Index is included at the end of the report. Other information included: Photography of celestial bodies, photogrammetry, and photointerpretation in space investigations; unusual formation on Venus; radar observations of Venus; Martian canals; Mars satellites; volcanic activity on Mars; colorimetric comparison of asteroids and terrestrial rocks. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MOON, SURFACE PROPERTIES), (*MARS(PLANET), SURFACE PROPERTIES), (*VENUS(PLANET), SURFACE PROPERTIES), BIBLIOGRAPHIES, ASTRONOMY, RADIO ASTRONOMY, PHOTOGRAPHY, SPACE PROBES, USSR

Subject Categories : Astronomy
      Astrophysics
      Celestial Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE