2009 : INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY
AND… NEW VMA “PRO” VERSION 5.1
WITH : NEW EPURED AND DOUBLE WINDOWED INTERFACE
POSSIBLE FULL SCREEN DISPLAY
DYNAMIC SHADOWS ON TERMINATOR USED WITH PHASES DISPLAY
COORDINATES GRID SYSTEM WITH SETUP
POSSIBLE LUNAR POLES FLYBY
2 NEW VERY HIGH RESOLUTION TEXTURES
14 NEW COLOR SCIENTIFIC OVERLAYS
THIRD SCIENTIFIC DATABASE ABOUT LUNAR DOMES
MORE THAN 3000 NEW PICTURES FROM CONSOLIDATED LUNAR ATLAS
MORE THAN 150 NEW PICTURES FROM JAPANESE PROBE KAGUYA
POCKETLUN VERSION NOW FREELY DOWNLOADABLE
CONSOLIDATED LUNAR ATLAS
Lunar Geology is made up of two major categories: Geochemistry (which is concerned with the sources, migrations, and current resting places of individual chemical elements), and Geophysics (which studies the densities, temperatures, and depths of boundaries of a planet’s crust, mantle, and core, as well as the physical properties of near-surface rocks such as magnetism and thermal conductivity).
Lunar Atlas Contains hundreds of named features of the Moon.
Phases of the Moon elucidates the often difficult to understand phases of the moon. We have created here an interactive visual tool that will help explain the complex and dynamic lunar cycle.
Lunar Eclipse Learn about the effects of a lunar eclipse on Lunar Prospector
Selenographia is the last of the three works which make up Inconstant Moon, the others being the original guided tours and the Cyclopedia Selenica reference zone.
Inconstant Moon has been generously allowed to use the magnificent photographs of the Consolidated Lunar Atlas, and has used these to build a set of 44 mosaic images which continuously cover the entire visible face of the Moon at a uniform scale.
It provides switchable overlays of feature names and lines of latitude and longitude, an intuitive system for panning across the lunar surface, a clickable gazetteer of named features and selectable orientation to match any configuration of lenses and mirrors from either hemisphere.
In addition, there are some fifty large-scale maps showing other aspects of the Moon such as nomenclature, geology, exploration and folklore figures.