Near-Side Atlas for Serious Lunar Observers
3.0 Field Edition
This version of our highly regarded
Lunar Map Pro 3.0 software has been optimized to meet the needs of
serious lunar observers who prefer the advantages of observing with
software, instead of paper atlases or maps. With
Lunar Map Pro FE, we carefully eliminated features not directly related to
field use, creating a product that has less demanding system requirements.
It boots-up faster and costs less; more importantly it's ideal for field
What was eliminated?
- We removed the three Geology
Maps that classify features by Type, Age, and System, because they
utilize significant computer resources, and are rarely needed under
- We removed POV
(Point-of-View), which allows users to observe the entire 360 degree
surface of the moon from any point on the lunar sphere. While POV is a
fascinating learning tool, it is an unnecessary feature at the
- We removed the 3D Viewer,
which combines radar elevation data with our GIS platform, allowing
users to create custom 3D views of lunar features. This advanced tool,
found only in Lunar Map Pro 3.0, requires significant computer
resources, and is not likely to be accessed in the field.
- We removed Internet Links,
Animations and Video Clips, since most laptop users do not have
Internet access at their observing site, and would not use these
features at the telescope.
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