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Name: The Moon
ID: m11945
Language: English (en)
Summary: A brief discussion of the moon and the scientists who attempted to map it.
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: Christoph Clavius, Collegio Romano, Copernican theory, Galileo, Jesuit, longitude, lunar librations, Moon, sunspots, telescope, Thomas Harriot, William Gilbert
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Albert Van Helden (
Copyright Holders: Albert Van Helden (
Maintainers: Albert Van Helden (, Robert Ahlfinger (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: May 11, 2004 4:16 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 7, 2004 11:33 am +0000


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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jul 7, 2004 11:33 am +0000 by Robert Ahlfinger
Link fix.

Version: 1.3 May 26, 2004 11:50 am +0000 by Robert Ahlfinger
cite, link and keyword fix

Version: 1.2 May 24, 2004 9:47 am +0000 by Robert Ahlfinger
Updated roles.

Version: 1.1 May 11, 2004 4:38 pm +0000 by Robert Ahlfinger
Initial publishing

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