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Moon Map and Moon Phase Maps

SKU: AST-MOONMAP

The Moon Map and Phase Maps is a great companion with a simple telescope set up. Using the map, learn to identify seas, faults, craters, valley and mountains on the moon!

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$14.95

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You get two folded maps, each 92 x 66cm, folding to 33 x 23cm! One, on plastic, features the Moon Map on one side and a montage of Moon Phase Maps on back; the other is a bonus Wall chart on paper featuring the Moon Map only.

The Moon Map - based on a high resolution mosaic image created from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbitter images - names all objects that can easily be identified on the Moon; craters, minor craters, seas, mountains, rilles, faults, valleys and domes. Yellow text has been used so that it stands out against white and black backgrounds. 

The Moon Map also features a crater index and an image of the Full Moon with ray craters and other features identified. The Moon Phase Maps (reverse of the Moon Map on the plastic sheet) feature 18 images of the waxing Moon with features marked along the terminator, the line between night and day on the Moon. These provide a better idea of how the Moon actually appears from day to day.

Features of the Moon Map and Moon Phase Maps:
- Map based on a highly dtailed mosaic image taken from lunar orbit
- All craters, seas, fauls, mountains and valleys indicated
- Bonus image of the Full Moon with features marked
- Additional 18 images of the waxing phases of the Moon with features indicated on reverse side of map
- Full index with coordinates of craters and days when they are most prominent 
- Size: 66 x 92cm, folds to 33 x 23cm
- Made in Australia by Astrovisuals  

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Handy! Review by Gemma
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Perfect addition to our telescope purchase! :) (Posted on 10/10/2012)