selenography

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sel·e·nog·ra·phy

 (sĕl′ə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the physical features of the moon.

sel′e·nog′ra·pher, sel′e·nog′ra·phist n.
sel′e·no·graph′ic (-nə-grăf′ĭk), sel′e·no·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

selenography

(ˌsiːlɪˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon
selenograph n
ˌseleˈnographer, ˌseleˈnographist n
selenographic, seˌlenoˈgraphical adj
seˌlenoˈgraphically adv

selenography

the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon’s surface. — selenographer, selenographist, n. — selenographic, selenographical, adj.
See also: Moon
the scientific analysis and mapping of the moon’s physical features. — selenographer, selenographist, n.selenographic, selenographical, adj.
See also: Astronomy

selenography

The study and mapping of the surface of the moon.
Translations
Selenografie
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In the selenographical maps where, on account of the reversing of the objects by the glasses, the south is above and the north below, it would seem natural that, on account of that inversion, the east should be to the left hand, and the west to the right.
Thus, as Sheehan & Dobbins point out, 'the stage was set for the future direction of selenographical studies: observations must focus more and more closely on minute detail.
He produced a few issues of a typed Circular, The Selenographical News, during 1947-'49, after which the Section was ready for something better.
Before too long the ardent student of selenographical history will come across unofficial nomenclature relating to identifiable lunar features or strange lighting effects.
Minor topographical issues did not reassert themselves until later in the year when reports by Hermann Klein (1844-1914) of a 'new crater', 'Hyginus N', filtered through to the selenographical community.