The Highest Resolution Map Of The Moon, Ever

The Highest Resolution Map Of The Moon, Ever

A research team for NASA based in Arizona released a map covering 98.2% of the moon's surface, composed of 69,000 stereo images.

Liz Walsh
  • 22 november 2011

An incredible new topographic map from Arizona State University in Tempel reveals 98.2% of the entire moon with a pixel scale close to 100 meters (328 feet). One pixel is roughly the size of two adjacent football fields. Until now, such a topographical map has not been possible, due to the instrumental limitations of previous missions.

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