Re: [guide-user] Moon map

tom Nov 21, 2015

Bill,

my moon display (Luna) is smooth gray with no detail. What am I doing wrong?

Tom


On 11/21/2015 3:34 PM, Bill Gray pluto@... [guide-user] wrote:
> Hi Dave,
>
>> ...However, the Moon map is low resolution
>>
>> A simple fix for this?
>
> For that, you should be able to right-click on the Moon, then
> on Display, then Options. You'll see some radio buttons for selecting
> which image is to be used. You probably want the 'Clementine image'.
> (Same trick works with getting different images for the planets,
> keeping in mind that not all planets have more than one image. Or
> even just one image.)
>
> At some point, I do want to take some maps made by Steve Albers
> for Pluto and Charon, and process them into Guide's format :
>
> http://laps.noaa.gov/albers/sos/sos.html#PLUTO
>
> as well as a few other maps he's either done or provides. The major
> issue with Pluto will be the "retrograde" issue... which has been
> muddied still further by the is-it-a-planet-or-isn't-it nonsense.
> When Pluto was a planet, the official position was that it was
> retrograde. As a dwarf planet, it's prograde, and the lat/lon
> system has been modified accordingly.
>
> -- Bill
>
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Tom