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Ewen Adair Whitaker (22 June 1922 - 11 October 2016) was a British-born astronomer who from 1951 specialized in lunar studies
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Ewen A. Whitaker is a British-born astronomer who specialised in Lunar studies.
He worked on several NASA missions, and was successful in locating the landing site of the Surveyor 3. (This was used to determine the landing site for the Apollo 12 mission.) He has been considered by some to be the world's leading expert on mapping the Moon and lunar nomenclature. He was a member of the IAU's Task Group for Lunar Nomenclature. In 1999 he published a book on the history of lunar mapping and nomenclature, titled "Mapping and Naming the Moon"

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