- the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon's surface.
Origin of selenography
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Barbicane knew this opinion of the German selenographer, an opinion shared by Ber and Moedler.
- the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the surface features of the moon
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Word Origin and History for selenographer
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