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21st Century Atlas of the Moon arrived-I'm in love

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#1 smallscopefanLeo

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:22 PM

Just - Wow.. to add to the collective refrains.. :love:
This one is not to be missed.
I'll just let the images speak for themselves!
Starting with the Landing Sites :rockon:

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#2 smallscopefanLeo

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:24 PM

She's a pock-marked beauty Queen...

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#3 RobertED

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:29 PM

It is an awesome book, er...., I mean ATLAS!!!! :waytogo:

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:36 PM

Indeed it is, Sir Robert! :waytogo:
Here's Rupus Recta (aka "The Straight Wall") aside the Mare Nubium ..

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:41 PM

Calvius and Company

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:44 PM

And finally, THE FAR SIDE :bigshock:

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#7 BobinKy

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:52 PM

Thanks for the wonderful comparison of the two best atlases of The Moon.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:59 PM

I only own the 21 century atlas and agree it's wonderful!, can't wait to get it calibrated to what my eye sees in my larger scope (yes my large one isn't big by many standards) withing what seeing conditions will allow. I think that a signature of a really good guide / atlas in that it encourages you to observe.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 06:55 AM

Pitty: http://lpod.wikispac...las Corrections

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:27 AM

Time for a corrected second edition. Will buy it too...

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 11:52 AM

...absolutely!

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

Lots of errors, but this is normal with the rush to get first edition out. Customers and proof readers find the errors and correct them for the second edition, but that will not be till they sell out first.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:16 PM

Pitty: http://lpod.wikispac...las Corrections :doah:


Gueeze!

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:43 AM

Lots of errors, but this is normal with the rush to get first edition out. Customers and proof readers find the errors and correct them for the second edition, but that will not be till they sell out first.



Here's "MY" deal!! When the second edition comes out with ALL the corrections....my first ed. with the errors becomes my field guide, and goes into my eyepiece case!!! No problems....and it's a cool problemsolver!!! ;)

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:12 PM

Here's "MY" deal!! When the second edition comes out with ALL the corrections....my first ed. with the errors becomes my field guide, and goes into my eyepiece case!!! No problems....and it's a cool problemsolver!!! ;)


Works for me. Besides, most of the errors I saw aren't really that big of a deal and don't affect the usefulness of the atlas IMHO.

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

Aaaaabsolutely!!!!!

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:13 AM

I ordered mine exactly one month ago and still don't have it. I'll wait until the end of this week before contacting the author about this.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

I ordered mine exactly one month ago and still don't have it. I'll wait until the end of this week before contacting the author about this.


You've already waited too long to contact the author.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:36 PM

I ordered mine exactly one month ago and still don't have it. I'll wait until the end of this week before contacting the author about this.


You've already waited too long to contact the author.


It arrived today so all is cool. It looks great. Now to get rid of this cloudy wx and snow so I can see the Moon.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:45 PM

That's great, Tom. You had much more patience than I did. Enjoy it, it is a very nice piece of work. Haven't been able to get out and use mine either because of weather. Hopefully, soon!






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