Discovery of volcanism on the Moon by N.A. Kozyrev

  • V.V. Prokofjeva-Miсhailovskaya Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, Nauchny, Crimea, Ukraine, 98409


Kozyrev obtained the spectrum of gas outflowing from the central peak of the crater Alphonsus, located on the Moon, with the quartz spectrograph at the 50-inch telescope on November 3, 1958. It was the discovery of volcanism, indicating that the Moon is an alive body.


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Prokofjeva-MiсhailovskayaV., 2013. Izvestiya Krymskoi Astrofizicheskoi Observatorii, vol. 109, no. 2, pp. 129-135. Available at: (Accessed: 4December2020)
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