Moonstruck: The Interplay of Celestial Bodies in Pictures (Edition Angewandte) By Georg Glaeser Cover Image
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The Moon: A fascinating celestial body

The Moon has always been an object of immense
fascination for humanity - and not just because of its prominence in the
night sky. With its complex orbit, it is far closer to our planet than
any other celestial body. Already in ancient Babylon, humans have studied the Moon and its relationship to the planets and constellations.

incisive texts and illustrations using photos and computer simulations,
this book explores the similarities and differences to other planets
and their moons, the Moon's interactions with the Sun and the Earth, and
interesting historical associations.

In addition to
scientifically accurate texts, it contains numerous large-format
photographs and graphics that vividly explain the complex phenomenon of
the Moon. Richly illustrated, it is designed for anyone interested in

  • All about the Moon - concise explanations of various phenomena related to the Moon
  • Mathematics and geometry, conveyed in an understandable and engaging way
  • With numerous large-format photographs and illustrations

About the Author

Georg Glaeser, Professor of Geometry, University of Applied Arts Vienna

Product Details
ISBN: 9783110763041
ISBN-10: 3110763044
Publisher: de Gruyter
Publication Date: November 19th, 2021
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Edition Angewandte