Mars

Polar cap change detection map of Mars, Briault (1915-16)

Polar cap change detection map of Mars, Briault (1915-16)

Jarry-Desloges, R. & Flammarion, C. 1923 Observations des Surfaces Planetaires. L’Astronomie, vol. 37, pp.459-468

Fourniers’ map of Mars (1913)

Fourniers’ map of Mars (1913)

Planisphere de la Planete Mars. Dressé par M. Georges Fournier, d’apres les observations faites en 1907, 1909, 1911-1912, aux Observatoires Jarry-Desloges, du Revard, du Massegros, de Toury et de Sétif. Astronomes adjoints, MM. G. et V. Fournier

Map of Mars, Antoniadi (1936)

Map of Mars, Antoniadi (1936)

  Antoniadi’s map of Mars, made for the for the Palais de la Découverte in Paris in 1936 (1:28M copy of the original 1:14M). It was also displayed in 2016.

Pickering’s map of Mars, 1926

Pickering’s map of Mars, 1926

Pickering W 1926 Report on Mars No 36. Popular Astronomy 31, p358

Map of Mars (1898)

Map of Mars (1898)

Amand Freiherr v. Schweiger-Lerchenfeld: Atlas del Himmelskunde. Wien, Pest, Leipzig 1898  

Drawing of Mars and Venus for children (2013)

Drawing of Mars and Venus for children (2013)

Published in: Gifford C 2013 Space in 30 Seconds. 30 Super-Stellar Subjects For Cosmic Kids Explained in Half a Minute. Ivy Kids. Creators: Evans, Melvyn (illustrator), Clive Gifford (author) These two map-like drawings show the complex surfaces of Mars and Venus, the Venus figure is exceptional in that it is based on a radar composite […]

Vegetation map of Mars and Earth (sprouting times on Mars)

Vegetation map of Mars and Earth (sprouting times on Mars)

Lowell, P 1908 Mars as the abode of life. Macmillan, New York

Thomson’s map of Mars

Thomson’s map of Mars

Ball’s Popular Guide to the Heavens, 1925

Clark R. Chapman’s maps of Mars

Clark R. Chapman’s maps of Mars

  The Strolling Astronomer, 1961 (1-2) Drawing, made with a 10-inch reflector, 1960. Source   Chapman’s 1960-61 map of Mars.  Photo source “The map of Mars was constructed by Clark R. Chapman and based on 60 of his drawings during the 1960-61 apparition of Mars. The drawings were made primarily with his 10-inch reflector between […]

ALPO map of Mars

ALPO map of Mars

1954 Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (A.L.P.O.) 1954 Source   1960 Both, Ernst E., A.L.P.O. Map of Mars for 1960-1961   These maps are updated regularly. See http://www.alpo-astronomy.org/jbeish/Observing_Mars_4.html

Douglass’ map of Mars (1896-97)

Douglass’ map of Mars (1896-97)

Map of Mars, 1896-97 Telescopic Lowell Observatory Book plate The London Geographical Institute / Georg Philip and son Ltd Pencil A.E. Ball’s Popular Guide to the Heavens  

Marte by Giovanni Giovannozzi (1890)

Marte by Giovanni Giovannozzi (1890)

1890 Giovanni Giovannozzi Personal letter to Schiaparelli Oct 8, 1890, Item CCXXX in Corrispondenza su Marte di GV Schiaparelli, Vol II, Pisa Domus Galileana, 1976

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