Map of the Moon, Section 16 – Royal Museums Greenwich Shop
Map of the Moon, Section 16

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Map of the Moon, Section 16

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This is section number sixteen of twenty five, of the rarely-seen map of the Moon which was hand-drawn in 1952 by the engineer and amateur astronomer Hugh Percival Wilkins (1896–1960). Combining artistry with scientific precision, Wilkins’ detailed map reveals the rugged terrain of our celestial neighbour. Maps like these were used in the 1960s to select the landing sites for NASA’s Apollo missions. Artist: Wilkins, Hugh Percival W F Stanley and Co
Date: 1952
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