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Rand McNally’s Official Maps of the Moon (1958-)

Rand McNally’s Official Maps of the Moon (1958-)

The 1958 edition includes the Physiographic division of the Moon that was published only in 1961. Background: ACIC. 1958 edition, printed in Japan 1969 edition Far side of the Moon: M 1:5.5M. Shaded relief aibrush map, based on Lunar Orbiter I-V images.  1969 Apollo landing sites 1969

Cartographia Milano Map of the Moon (1988)

Cartographia Milano Map of the Moon (1988)

Publisher: Nuova Arti Grafiche Ricordi S r.l. 1988 Latin and Italian nomenclature 99×69 cm

Hammond Moon Charts (1966/69)

Hammond Moon Charts (1966/69)

CS. Hammond and CO., 1966 and 1969 Background photo from ACIC Encyclopedia of Aviation and Space Sciences Map 49 x 71 cm. Courtesy Ton Lindeman

AMS Topographic Lunar Map (1962-63)

AMS Topographic Lunar Map (1962-63)

Contour interval 1000 meters Modified stereographic projection Prepared by the Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C., Compiled in 1963 by stereo-photogrammetric methods, from photography by Paris, McDonald, Mt. WIlson, Yerkes, Pic du Midi Observatories and other base sources. Names generally derived from and referred to “Named Lunar Formations” (1935) by M. Blagg […]

Atlas świata / Map of the Moon (1967)

Atlas świata / Map of the Moon (1967)

Publication: Pergamon World Atlas. Pergamon Press. P.W.N. – Poland. Polish-Scientific Publishers. Warszawa. 1968. The English, civilian version of the Polish world atlas. Cartographer: Wojskowe Zaklady Kartograficzne / Polish Army Topography Service Page size: 40×32 Copies: 205,000 in Polish and 37,000 in English The Lunar map shows the far side of the Moon based on the interpretation of the first […]

Orion Jupiter Map and Observer Guide

Orion Jupiter Map and Observer Guide

Publisher: Orion Telescopes and Binoculars Date: 2014 Copyright Orion Telescopes and Binoculars With full English Nomenclature Link  

Globe of the Moon at Griffith Observatory

Globe of the Moon at Griffith Observatory

 Location: Griffith Observatory Relief and albedo globe of the Moon (tactile). Illuminated from its side, and rotating. Screen shows names in English (not Latin). On another display, the changing phases of the Moon are shown in an animation showing topography only near the terminator.

Moon map in Popular Science (1887)

Moon map in Popular Science (1887)

This Moon Map for binoculars (“opera glass”) was published in Popular Science August 1887 issue.

Niesten’s Globe of Mars (1892)

Niesten’s Globe of Mars (1892)

Globe of Mars by Belgian Astronomer Louis Niesten. Publisher: J. Lebeque & Co, Brusells, Belgium. Dimensions: 22cm x 10cm. Cartouche: GLOBE DE MARS dressé PAR L NIESTEN d’après les observations faites À BRUXELLES & A MILAN NOMENCLATURE SCHIAPARELLI NOMENCLATURE GREEN J. Lebèque & C.° Bruxelles Observations were done in Brussels and Milan Nomenclature: based on Schiaparelli’s and […]

Explanation
Column name Column description
Catalog ID (M) N/A
Title Title of map
Author Name of mapper(s), or author, PI, map editor, illustrator, etc. with roles
Nationality Nationality of author
Start date Year when mapping began / or year or observation
Date of publication Year of publication or completion of manusctipt (empty if not published yet)
Body Target name (planetary body)
Online Online references about the map
Projection Projection of map. 2-hemisphere is shown here.
Scale N/A
Orientation Orientation of map [north up, south up] – only for historic maps (north: cartographic tradition, south: astronomical tradition)
Publication type The type of work that contains the map. [standalone, journal, conference, atlas, book figure, book supplement, book plate, encyclopedia, multisheet, digital]
Type, purpose Type of map purpose [generic, outreach, science, citizen, surface operation (pre mission), landing site (post mission), observer, opposition, index, reference, eclipse/transit/occultation] generic: not defined, outreach: maps for the general public made b
Primary Nomenclature Laguage(s) of nomenclature displayed on the map [Latin, English etc., IAU, informal]. Latin for Latin nomenclature prior to IAU.
Ref (map) Full reference of map publication or publication that contains the map
DOI DOI number of map
ID (publication) ID of map publication or figure number
Origin type If this map is not original, the following codes are used: [L: language variant, N: new print, U: updated edition, C: copied / modified from another map, R: renovation map (digital version of paper map with slight changes), F facsimile. RP: republished in
Origin ID Any maps that this map is based on or copied from. Database ID of original map.
Based on map Name of mapper
Base (spacecraft, telescope) Name of spacecraft / instrument
Original title Title of map in original langage (if not English)
Publisher Name of Publisher; manuscript or self-published. For journals and conferences, the name of the journal or conference.
Coverage Coverage of map [global, hemispheric, regional, local, landing site, landing ellipse, traverse]
Target location IAU name of target feature (if named) or near side, far side etc. (If nothing noted, it is global)
Country Country of Publisher (original/translation)
Type, content Type of map [photo, map, sketch map, drawing, globe, tactile, data]. Data for raster datasets. For vector data, see Feature DB. Drawing: no grid, scale, projection etc.
Image base Base theme of the map [shaded relief, photomosaic, photo, none]
Theme Theme of map [visual, albedo, radar, low sun, topography, elevation, geology, geomorphology, art, nomenclature reference, feature, landing site reference, opposition map, event (eclipse etc) etc.]. Low sun is optical photo with shadows and no albedo. Vis
Technique Cartographic technique [imagemap, datamap, cartographic map, unit map, airbrush, pencil, line drawing/outline, contour lines, DEM, DIM, shaded relief / hillshading, raster data etc.]
Style Details on style
Method Method how the data was obtained
Mapping scale Scale of mapping
Resolution Raster dataset resoltion [m/pixel]
Short Reference Short form of reference to the map publication
GIS / data URL where GIS or original spatial data is
Data provider N/A
Profession Profession of author (for historic maps)
Designator Sheet designator terms following Greeley and Batson (1990) Planetary Mapping. Cambridge University Press. – only if displayed on the map. First letter: target body, 5M: scale, 90/0 etc: center coordinates, OM – orthophotomosaic , T – Topographic data (nom
Control Controlled, semi-controlled, uncontrolled
Note on control Base of control
Series title Title of map series
Number of maps (in work) N/A
Number of quads N/A
Quad ID Quad ID (or quads IDs) contained on the map
Map Diameter N/A
Map width cm N/A
Map height cm N/A
Map width px N/A
Map height px N/A
Base type Type of instrument of observation of base data [naked eye, telescope, spacecraft, space telescope, lander]
Location of copy Library or archive where manuscript or rare copy is kept
Ref (literature) Reference – literature about the map, may be the source of data if the map is not available. Separated with # symbols.
Status (2017) Status of mapping [complete, in progress, in review] (mostly for USGS maps)
Aim Original aim of mapping, if available
Notes Any comments, remarks [Long text, may be multiple paragraphs]
Secondary nomenclature Other languages of the nomenclature
Nomenclature Notes Remarks on nomenclature
Photo note N/A
Reference frame ID from RefFrames
web2 Online references about the map
web3 Online references about the map
web4 Online references about the map
ocentric/ographic Map coordinate [planetographic, planetocentric]
N N/A
S N/A
W 360E N/A
E 360E N/A
W 180 N/A
E 180 N/A
W 360W N/A
R 360W N/A
fig1 N/A
fig1 caption N/A
fig2 N/A
fig2 caption N/A
fig3 N/A
fig3 caption N/A
fig4 N/A
fig4 caption N/A
fig5 N/A
fig5 caption N/A
STATUS N/A
Sum $180