Antonio Paluzíe Borrell
Antonio Paluzíe Borrell(extended biography)
Antonio Paluzíe Borrell (or Paluzíe-Borrell) is a Spanish astronomer/historian who appears to have been most active during the 1950s and 1960s.
- Wilkins and Moore is dedicated to him (and others), and mentions him at:
- Acknowledgments, where he is thanked for contributing details of lunar maps.
- A section of the Introduction on the International Lunar Society (formed 1956), where he is named as the Permanent Secretary.
- Part 1 of Appendix II, a list (for which he was largely responsible) of lunar maps and globes.
- Part 2 of Appendix II, a list of the new names on Wilkins and Moore's 300-inch lunar map, of which he is credited with contributing many.
- The Spanish Wikipedia, in a section on the 19th and 20th centuries, says:
- "[Amongst] Spanish astronomers there are outstanding selenographers, such as ... Antonio Paluzíe [a] specialist in [the] history of ... lunar cartography..."
- Borrell, A. P. 1967. Historia de la cartografia lunar, Urania, 266, 203-271.
- Borrell, Antonio Paluzie. 1970/1977. Moderna Geografia Del Mundo. De Gasso (Spain), hardcover, illustrated, 468 pages, ISBN 8433200895 / 9788433200891 / 84-332-0089-5.
- Several non-moon books.
Viquipedia (Wikipedia): Antoni Paluzie i Borrell (Barcelona, 1899-1984).