Map series

Controlled Color Mosaic Mars series (DRL)

Scale: 1:700k Date: 2016 MC-11E quadrangle. This mapping effort supports ExoMars landing site selection Source: Katja Schulz: Topographische Karten der Mars-Region MC-11-E ‒ erstellt auf Basis eines HRSC-Orthofotomosaiks der Mission Mars Express, AGIT – Journal für Angewandte Geoinformatik, 3-2017. Image: HRSC (ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO)  

Lohrmann’s Map of the Moon

Cartographer: Wilhelm Lohrmann Title: Topographie der sichtbaren Mondoberflaeche (Topography of the Visible Lunar Surface) Dresden: Auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1824. 25 sheets, hachure relief visualization and multiple gray shadings for albedo 1824 4 sheets Size  227 × 227 mm 1878 Full atlas published by Julius Schmidt, reissued in  1892  Mondkarte in 25 Sectionen und 2 Erlauterungstafeln / Herausgegeben von Dr. […]

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 […]

Geomorphological Map of Mars

Geomorphological Map of Mars

1:20M Moscow 1978-1981 Ministry of Geology of the USSR All Union Scientific Research Institute of Geology of Foreign Countries Vniizarubezhegeologia Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the USSR Moscow State University named after M.V.Lomonosov, Geological Faculty Compiled by: NV Makarova, YaG Kats, VV Kozlov, ED Soulidi-Kondratiev, VL Avdeyev, AM Nikishin, TP Onufriyuk, GM […]

Venera radar mosaic map series (1988)

Venera radar mosaic map series (1988)

AN SSSR GUGK SSSR Venera 27 listov fotokarty Venery. Map series of Venus based on Venera 16 and Venera 17 observations 1:5M Boxed folded edition and sheet map edition Using Venera-15, -16 radar images of the Northern part of Venus GUGK 1987, Full edition 1988 See also: Atlas of Venus Maps provided courtesy of the […]

Pictorial Representation of Mars

Pictorial Representation of Mars

1:10M Orthographic projection Edition 1-AMS Prepared by the Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, US Army, Washington D.C. 1965 Maps provided courtesy of the USGS Flagstaff Library.

Children’s Multilingual Planetary Maps

Children’s Multilingual Planetary Maps

https://childrensmaps.wordpress.com Map of Mars, Titan, Venus, Europa, Io, the Moon in Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Projection.  Editor: Henrik Hargitai (Eötvös L. University, Budapest) Graphic artists: András Baranyai, Csilla Gévai, László Herbszt, Csilla Kőszeghy, Panka Pásztohy and Dóri Sirály. Technical review, English edition: Jim Zimbelman (Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum) Supporters: Europlanet 2012 Outreach Funding Scheme, Paris Observatory, International Cartographic […]

Zond-8 Moon Map

Zond-8 Moon Map

Karta obratnoj Storony Luny na rajon syomki s avtomatitseskoy stanici Zond-8 1:1 000 000 10 sheets Out of 5, 6, 7, 8 the best resolution and quality was from Zond 8.  

Zond-6 Moon Map (1970)

Zond-6 Moon Map (1970)

Karta Luny MIIGAiK 1970 Zond-6 1:2 000 000 From small scale images with geologic description.  

Venus Photomap (1985-88)

Venus Photomap (1985-88)

Fotokarta Venery Using Venera-15, -16 radar images of the Northern part of Venus (15-16 sheets?) GUGK 1987 1:5M The maps also appeared in the Atlas of Venus

Second Complete Moon Map (1969)

Second Complete Moon Map (1969)

1:5 000 000 Sternberg Astronomy Institute Luna-3, Zond-3, Lunar Orbiter images Chief of the department: Yu. N.Lipskiy. Nauka, Moskva, 1969. „Using new images From Lunar Orbiter, Zond 6 7 8, with improved quality of drawing, new 1:5M map was made in 1979.” (Rodionova 1991)

Robinson small scale Mars map series

Robinson small scale Mars map series

Small scale, Robinson Projection, 2009. Cartographer: H. Hargitai, Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Planetary Science Research Group Nomenclature: Latin and Hungarian, in separate versions Black and white map Sources:  B/W map showing topography (dark=high, bright=low), and shaded relief using MOLA data Nomenclature: Latin; with separate Hungarian version Albedo map Sources: Composite […]

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