- the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon's surface.
Origin of selenography
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It is a tough problem in selenography to account for these streaks.Astronomy with an Opera-glass
Garrett Putman Serviss
These, and a few other similar instances, are all that selenography has to offer by way of evidence of actual lunar change.Are the Planets Inhabited?
E. Walter Maunder
For many years, accordingly, Schmidt had the field of selenography almost to himself.
Selenography, in the modern sense, is little more than a hundred years old.
Langrenus was the first to do serious work on selenography, and named the lunar features after eminent men.History of Astronomy
- the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon