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A Cosmic History: Vintage Space Photos Revealed (Gallery)

Goodacre’s 1910 Map of the Moon: Section 22

UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

This image shows Section 22 of the 1910 map of the moon publication by Walter Goodacre. Goodacre’s map of the moon is astonishingly detailed, and gives a glimpse back into the days when astronomy was not done with computers, spectrometers and CCD chips, but with human eyes, pens, paper, and the occasional piece of photographic film. [Read the Full Story Here]

Goodacre’s 1910 Map of the Moon: Section 23

UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

This image shows Section 23 of the 1910 map of the moon publication by Walter Goodacre. Goodacre’s map of the moon is astonishingly detailed, and gives a glimpse back into the days when astronomy was not done with computers, spectrometers and CCD chips, but with human eyes, pens, paper, and the occasional piece of photographic film. [Read the Full Story Here]

Goodacre’s 1910 Map of the Moon: Section 24

UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

This image shows Section 24 of the 1910 map of the moon publication by Walter Goodacre. Goodacre’s map of the moon is astonishingly detailed, and gives a glimpse back into the days when astronomy was not done with computers, spectrometers and CCD chips, but with human eyes, pens, paper, and the occasional piece of photographic film. [Read the Full Story Here]

Goodacre’s 1910 Map of the Moon: Section 25

UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

This image shows Section 25 of the 1910 map of the moon publication by Walter Goodacre. Goodacre’s map of the moon is astonishingly detailed, and gives a glimpse back into the days when astronomy was not done with computers, spectrometers and CCD chips, but with human eyes, pens, paper, and the occasional piece of photographic film. [Read the Full Story Here]

Goodacre’s 1910 Map of the Moon: Index

UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

This image shows the index from the 1910 map of the moon publication by Walter Goodacre. Goodacre’s map of the moon is astonishingly detailed, and gives a glimpse back into the days when astronomy was not done with computers, spectrometers and CCD chips, but with human eyes, pens, paper, and the occasional piece of photographic film. [Read the Full Story Here]

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