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NASA's image of the Moon

NASA's image of the Moon

Are you looking for a map of the Moon? We’ve found many great moon map resources out on the Internet that you can refer to.

  • Observatorio ARVAL – This map of the Moon shows the location of all the seas and major craters on the surface of the Moon.
  • Google Moon – This is one of the coolest tools you can use to see a lunar map. It has the locations of all the Apollo landing sites.
  • USGS Moon Maps – The USGS has released a series of topographical maps of the Moon, and various images returned from the Clementine and other missions. If you want data… here’s where you’ll find it.
  • Albedo Map of the Moon – Here are some maps of the Moon built up with 50,000 images gathered by the Clementine mission.
  • Printable Moon Map – This is a map of the Moon that you can print off on your printer.

We have written many articles about the Moon for Universe Today. Have you ever wondered how long it takes to get to the Moon? And what is the distance to the Moon.

Want more information about the Moon? Here’s a link to NASA’s Lunar and Planetary Science page, and here’s the Solar System Exploration Guide entry on the Moon.

You can listen to a very interesting podcast about the formation of the Moon from Astronomy Cast, Episode 17: Where Did the Moon Come From?


Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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