Today we have challenging questions about the Sea of Tranquility based on the writing of John Jardin Goss. “Return to the Sea of Tranquility” is a new chapter in the Observer’s Handbook 2019 full of advice for your telescopic view,
I created three questions that could be answered without reading this chapter.
You have up to ten minutes to complete the challenge today.
Begin now. Do your best.
It was one day before first quarter (6.5 days past new) when Apollo 11’s “Eagle” touched down in the Sea of Tranquility. How many times this year (2019) will the Moon be in a similar phase?
All three Apollo 11 crew members have lunar craters named for them Whose crater is closest to the Apollo 11 landing site?
The author of the Observer’s Handbook 2019 article reminds us that patience is important in discerning lunar details. Goss quotes a famous American philosopher who said “You can observe a lot by watching.” Name the philosopher.
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