Observatorio ARVAL - Moon Map
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Maria:

North:
  1-  Mare Frigoris (Sea of Cold)
  2-  Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains)
  3-  Sinus Aestuum (Bay of Seething)

Northeast:
  4-  Sinus Medii (Bay of the Center)
  5-  Mare Vaporum (Sea of Vapors)
  6-  Mare Serenitatis (Sea of Serenity)
  7-  Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquillity)
  8-  Mare Crisium (Sea of Crises)
17-  Lacus Somniorum (Lake of Sleep)
18-  Palus Somnii (Marsh of Sleep)
19-  Mare Anguis (Sea of Snakes)
20-  Mare Undarum (Sea of Waves)

Southeast:
  9-  Mare Fecunditatis (Sea of Fecundity)
10-  Mare Nectaris (Sea of Nectar)
21-  Mare Spumans (Sea of Foam)

Southwest:
11-  Mare Nubium (Sea of Clouds)
12-  Mare Humorum (Sea of Moisture)
13-  Mare Cognitum (Known Sea)
22-  Palus Epidemiarum (Marsh of Diseases)

West:
14-  Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms)

Northwest:
15-  Sinus Roris (Bay of Dew)
16-  Sinus Iridum (Bay of Rainbows)


Montes (Mountains):

Northeast:
23-  Montes Alpes
24-  Vallis Alpes (Alpine Valley)
25-  Montes Caucasus
26-  Montes Apenninus
27-  Montes Haemus
28-  Montes Taurus

Southeast:
29-  Montes Pyrenaeus

Southwest:
30-  Rupes Recta (Straight Wall) [Geological Fault]
31-  Montes Riphaeus

Northwest:
32-  Vallis Schröteri (Schröter's Valley) [Northwest of Crater Aristarchus, 73, and North of Crater Herodotus]
33-  Montes Jura


Craters:

Northeast:
34-  Crater Aristotle [on the East part of Mare Frigoris, 1]
35-  Crater Cassini
36-  Crater Eudoxus
37-  Crater Endymion
38-  Crater Hercules
39-  Crater Atlas
40-  Crater Mercurius
41-  Crater Posidonius
42-  Crater Zeno
43-  Crater Le Monnier
44-  Crater Plinius
45-  Crater Vitruvius
46-  Cráter Cleomedes
47-  Crater Taruntius
48-  Crater Manilius
49-  Crater Archimedes
50-  Crater Autolycus
51-  Crater Aristillus

Southeast:
52-  Crater Langrenus
53-  Crater Goclenius
54-  Crater Hypatia
55-  Crater Theophilus
56-  Crater Rhaeticus [Crater Hipparchus is directly South of Crater Rhaeticus]
57-  Crater Stevinus
58-  Crater Ptolemaeus
59-  Crater Walter

Southwest:
60-  Crater Tycho
61-  Crater Pitatus
62-  Crater Schickard
63-  Crater Campanus
64-  Crater Bulliadus
65-  Crater Fra Mauro
66-  Crater Gassendi
67-  Crater Byrgius
68-  Crater Billy [Mons Hansteen is to the North of Crater Billy]
69-  Crater Crüger
70-  Crater Grimaldi
71-  Crater Riccioli

Northwest:
72-  Crater Kepler
73-  Crater Aristarchus [Crater Herodotus is West of Crater Aristarchus]
74-  Crater Copernicus
75-  Crater Pytheas
76-  Crater Eratosthenes [near the Southwestern extreme of Montes Apenninus, 26]
77-  Crater Mairan
78-  Crater Timocharis
79-  Crater Harpalus [Crater Pythagoras is North of Crater Harpalus]
80-  Crater Plato


Manned Lunar Landing Missions:

-- -  Apollo 11 (July 20 '69) [Southwestern extreme of Mare Tranquilitatis, 7]
-- -  Apollo 12 (November 19 '69) [Northern extreme of Mare Cognitum, 13]
-- -  Apollo 13 (April 13 '70) [could not land North of Crater Fra Mauro, 65]
-- -  Apollo 14 (February 5 '71) [North of Crater Fra Mauro, 65]
-- -  Apollo 15 (July 31 '71) [Northern extreme of Montes Apenninus, 26]
-- -  Apollo 16 (April 21 '72) [between Craters Theophilus, 55, and Hipparchus]
-- -  Apollo 17 (December 11 '72) [Southern extreme of Montes Taurus, 28]



Notes:

The Moon has a surface area of some 37.96 million Km2, and a diameter of some 3,476 Km.

The directions East (E) and West (W) marked on the graphic, are directions as seen from the Moon; These are opposite of East and West as seen from the Earth.

ARVAL's Moon Map shows the Moon as seen through binoculars or the naked eyes, it does not invert the image in any direction.

The original Full Moon photograph, compressed and reduced for this page, is a copyright © of the UCO/Lick Observatory (University of California Observatories).




For general information on the Moon, in ARVAL:
Link to The Moon (in the "General Astronomy Information Leaflets" from the Royal Greenwich Observatory).

For more information on the exploration of the Moon, link to NASA - Human Space Flight - Apollo History.




To install ARVAL's Moon Map on a Palm Handheld:
Save the Palm FireViewer image MoonMap.pdb (145 KB, 16 Gray - High Compression) in your hard drive.
Install the program FireViewer. Then install MoonMap.pdb in your Palm Handheld.

Use the free program AvantGo to create the channel Observatorio ARVAL - Moon Map in your account, with just the text from this page, for Palm OS 4 or 5 (3 KB),
or the channel Observatorio ARVAL - Moon Map (GR), with the text from this page and a reduced map, for Palm OS 5 (13 KB).

Now you have a good map of the Moon in your Palm!
(AvantGo can not process the large image, and this way, even though divided between two applications, the map will be complete)



This page was updated in: July 26 '04

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