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Digital Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon is considered the definitive reference manual to the global photographic coverage of the Moon. The images contained within the atlas are excellent for studying lunar morphology because they were obtained at low to moderate Sun angles. The digital Lunar Orbiter Atlas of the Moon is a reproduction of the 675 plates contained in Bowker and Hughes. The digital archive, however, offers many improvements upon its original hardbound predecessor. Multiple search capabilities were added to the database to expedite locating images and features of interest. For accuracy and usability, surface feature information has been updated and improved. Lastly, to aid in feature identification, a companion image containing feature annotation has been included.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

Downloads & Resources

References

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollopanoramas/
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/cla/
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunarorbiter/
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/ranger/
http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Maintainer
Identifier NASA-0000031
Data First Published 2018-06-25
Data Last Modified 2020-01-29
Category Space Science
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://data.nasa.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Dictionary http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/book/table1.shtml
Harvest Object Id 9f004526-83ff-48f7-bcd3-497d10539ace
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/
Old Spatial Lunar
Program Code 026:009
Related Documents http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/apollopanoramas/, http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/cla/, http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunarorbiter/, http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/, http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/ranger/, http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 542bffe61f8a6f434d3d06e8184bf765797f5dd2017ac7a7628c8ebe7718c7f6
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial
Temporal 1967-01-01/1972-01-01

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