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updated: 04/19/2000


Lunar Features and Mountain Heights - Worksheets

Data

For Step One: Callibrating the Eyepiece

Observations:

From your GSI:

Calculate:


For Step Two: Find the height of a mountain

The number of days from first quarter =

 

Projection angle (T) =

 

Shadow Length = _____________ ticks = _____________ arcsec = _____________ km

 

Distance to Terminator = _____________ ticks = _____________ arcsec = _____________ km

 

Height of feature =