The role of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in the development of space research on the Moon

  • O. M. Merko
  • A. D. Sherbina
Keywords: exoatmospheric investigation, Lunokhod-2, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory

Abstract

Features of the research work of scientists of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory for the study the Moon characterized in the article on the basis of the representative sources. It was found that during January-March 1973 by using the astrophotometer on the lunar surface measured increased glow sky background than expected in the ultraviolet and visible regions of the spectrum. It is proved that a powerful technical equipment allowed to carry out with high accuracy the photometric study of the lunar brightness of the sky, which established that the dust shell was around the Moon.

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Published
2021-02-22
How to Cite
Merko , O. M., & Sherbina , A. D. (2021). The role of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in the development of space research on the Moon. Zaporizhzhia Historical Review, 1(43), 354-357. Retrieved from https://istznu.org/index.php/journal/article/view/1118
Section
History of science and technology