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Gazer's gazette. Watching the lunar phases.
ASTRONOMY Jun 1980 (v.8#6) pg. 46

Gazer's gazette. The moon: ring mountains and walled plains. Exploring the moon with a telescope.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1980 (v.8#12) pg. 49

Observing the moon: Rilles and wrinkle ridges.
ASTRONOMY May 1981 (v.9#5) pg. 40

Chasing moon shadows. Tips on observing and recording occultations.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1984 (v.12#10) pg. 50

Observing the Apollo 17 lunar landing sight.
ASTRONOMY May 1985 (v.13#5) pg. 75

Eclipse predictions on your computer. A computer program, written in BASIC, to predict both solar and lunar eclipes, calculates their circumstances, and prints the data.
ASTRONOMY Nov 1986 (v.14#11) pg. 67
Correction ASTRONOMY Apr 1987 (v.15#4) pg. 36

Looking for lunar fractures (rilles). Types of rilles and observing techniques.
ASTRONOMY Feb 1988 (v.16#2) pg. 56

Observing the Moon's most magnificent crater, the Copernicus.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1988 (v.16#9) pg. 70

Lunar observing. Investigate eight geological oddities on the Moon. Some tips.
ASTRONOMY Mar 1989 (v.17#3) pg. 66
Added Info ASTRONOMY Jun 1989 (v.17#6) pg. 6

Observing the six Apollo landing sites on the Moon with the aid of a telescope and a little imagination.
ASTRONOMY Jul 1989 (v.17#7) pg. 66

How to find a lunar volcano. Procedures for locating lunar domes which are the remnants of lunar volcanos.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1990 (v.18#12) pg. 62

The joy of moongazing with a modest-sized telescope. Some tips on what to look for.
ASTRONOMY Mar 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 84

Own your own piece of the Moon. A telescope, sketch pad and a little patience is all a beginner needs to make detailed pencil drawings of lunar observations.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1992 (v.20#1) pg. 83

Explore the lunar rays. Observing the bright streaky rays crisscrossing the face of the Moon.
ASTRONOMY Apr 1992 (v.20#4) pg. 80

Lovely late luna. Observing tips for the late phases of the Moon which can seen only after midnight.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1992 (v.20#10) pg. 56

Mare Nectaris. Use your telescope to take a walk around one of the finest ring basins on the Moon.
ASTRONOMY Apr 1993 (v.21#4) pg. 66

Explore prominent craters and a lunar cliff on the eastern shore of Mare Nubium.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1993 (v.21#9) pg. 58

Sunrise over the Lunar Alps. Observing the coastal mountains of Mare Imbrium.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1993 (v.21#12) pg. 86

Moon observers notebook. A viewers guide to the region around the Copernicus crater.
ASTRONOMY Mar 1994 (v.22#3) pg. 56

Moon observer's notebook. An observers guide to the Mare Humorum region.
ASTRONOMY Jun 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 70

Understanding the phases of the Moon will help you know where to look for it throughout the month.
ASTRONOMY Jul 1994 (v.22#7) pg. 76

Moon observer's notebook. Probing the Aristarchus area.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1994 (v.22#9) pg. 68

Moon observer's notebook. Guide to the Moon's largest young craters, Clavius and Tycho.
ASTRONOMY Nov 1994 (v.22#11) pg. 64

Moon observer's notebook. An guide to the Sea of Serenity.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1995 (v.23#1) pg. 76

Spy the young moon. Tips for observing the slender crescent of a very young moon.
ASTRONOMY Mar 1995 (v.23#3) pg. 68

Moon observer's notebook. Guide to observing Mare Crisium, a lunar maria and an ancient crater basin in one.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1995 (v.23#10) pg. 72

Astronomical computing. Computer program will determine what lunar features are well placed for either viewing or photography on any given night.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1995 (v.23#10) pg. 76

Eclipse at harvest moon. Observing and photographing a lunar eclipse.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1996 (v.24#9) pg. 68

Exploring Sinus Medii (a small patch of lava near the center of the Moon's face) with a telescope.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1996 (v.24#12) pg. 90

Charting the Moon by eye. Stalking Luna's surface features with the naked eye requires timing, precision, and skill.
ASTRONOMY Jun 1997 (v.25#6) pg. 82

Lunar musings. Awash in a Sea of Crisis. Observing guide to the lava-filled basin of Mare Crisium in the moon's east end.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1998 (v.26#9) pg. 94

Lunar musings. Dome sweet dome. Observing guide to lunar volcanism as represented by lunar domes in the area of the crater Mairan.
ASTRONOMY Oct 1998 (v.26#10) pg. 94

Kids' corner. Using the moon's changing face to teach a lesson in astronomy.
ASTRONOMY Apr 1999 (v.27#4) pg. 77

Exploring the crater rays that stand out prominently at full moon.
ASTRONOMY May 1999 (v.27#5) pg. 86

Kids' corner. Learn how to explain an eclipse to children.
ASTRONOMY Aug 1999 (v.27#8) pg. 80

Kids' corner. Crater crazy. A guide to viewing and understanding lunar craters.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1999 (v.27#9) pg. 72

Astronomy 101. Diary of a neophyte astronomer. (1) Guide to lunar observing. (2) More glossary terms.
ASTRONOMY Feb 2002 (v.30#2) pg. 84

Moon watching for beginners. Describing how to watch the moon, what to look for and when, and includes a map of the main features of the moon.
BOYS' LIFE May 1977 (v.67#5) pg. 58

Computer program in BASIC calculates the exact positon of the moon. Gives azimuth and elevation coordinates, Greenwich hour angle, declination, and right ascension. Useful for aiming radio antennas for signal bouncing.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1984 (v.40#7) pg. 28

How to observe and record lunar occultations to assist astronomers in a worldwide experiment.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1971 (v.198#2) pg. 122

Chasing the moon's shadow. Helpful hints for lunar eclipse watchers.
SCIENCE PROBE! Apr 1991 (v.1#2) pg. 80

Turning ideas into science fair projects. (1) A basic botany project. (2) A lunar geography project.
SCIENCE PROBE! Jul 1991 (v.1#3) pg. 26

The techniques of observing lunar occultations as practiced by many groups of observers. Occultation is the eclipse of a star by the moon and its observers are assisting in a worldwide data collection program.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jan 1972 (v.226#1) pg. 108

How to corrulate the size of planets viewed thru a telescope with the size of various craters seen on the moon.
SKY & TELESCOPE Aug 1981 (v.62#2) pg. 174

Backyard astronomy. Part 6. Lunar observing.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1984 (v.68#1) pg. 29

Backyard astronomy. Part 7. A guided tour of the moon.
SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1984 (v.68#3) pg. 211

Astronomical computing. A BASIC program to calculate the height of mountains and craters on the moon.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jan 1985 (v.69#1) pg. 62

Astronomical computing. A computer program, written in BASIC, gives successive dates when the moon is new or full. It is based on the formula of astronomer Jean Meeus.
SKY & TELESCOPE Mar 1985 (v.69#3) pg. 254

Astronomical computing. BASIC program to measure your personal reaction time. This is important to know when recording lunar occultation timings.
SKY & TELESCOPE Aug 1986 (v.72#2) pg. 174

Programming your computer's real-time clock to keep track of the moon's phase.
SKY & TELESCOPE May 1987 (v.73#5) pg. 536

Computer program, written in BASIC, predicts lunar eclipses of all types, both past and future.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jun 1988 (v.75#6) pg. 640

Computer program, written in BASIC, will calculate moonrise or moonset on a given date.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1989 (v.78#1) pg. 78
Added Info SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1989 (v.78#3) pg. 299

Return to Tranquillity Base. Tips on locating the three lunar craters named for the crew of the Apollo 11 moon expedition.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1989 (v.78#1) pg. 84

Tips for observing the moon through a telescope, especially the lunar limb.
SKY & TELESCOPE Apr 1990 (v.79#4) pg. 453

Lunar transient phenomena. Tips on looking for them and speculation on their causes.
SKY & TELESCOPE Mar 1991 (v.81#3) pg. 265

The Luna Incognita Project. How amateur astronomers are cooperating to map the Moon's south polar region.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1991 (v.82#5) pg. 556

Techniques for measuring the Moon's size and distance.
SKY & TELESCOPE Dec 1992 (v.84#6) pg. 704

Exploring the Triesnecker Rilles on the lunar surface.
SKY & TELESCOPE Mar 1993 (v.85#3) pg. 74

BASIC computer program returns values corresponding to four different lunar cycles (Age, distance in terms of earth's radius, celestial latitude, and celestial longitude) for any date.
SKY & TELESCOPE Apr 1994 (v.87#4) pg. 87

Drawing lunar features using just four basic steps.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1994 (v.88#5) pg. 91

The mountains of the moon. An amateur astronomer tests a 200-year-old method for measuring the heights of lunar mountains. It uses a microscope micrometer to measure the length of a lunar peak's shadow and then calculate the height of the peak.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1998 (v.96#5) pg. 114

Coping with atmospheric dispersion. Adding an extra element (color filter, wedge prism, etc.) to the optical chain (eyepiece) may lead to sharper views of the Moon and planets.
SKY & TELESCOPE Aug 2003 (v.106#2) pg. 124