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Apollo 17 Metric (Mapping) and Panoramic Cameras - Photographic Ephemeris Support Data Collection (PDS)

NSSDCA ID: PSPG-01002

Availability: Archived at NSSDC, accessible from elsewhere

Description

This collection contains comma-separated ASCII tables of ephemeris data (spacecraft state vectors, camera orientation, photograph position, and lighting data) computed during the Apollo era for analyzing and using photographic images taken of the moon on 10-16 December 1972 by the Apollo 17 Metric (Mapping) and Panoramic Cameras from lunar orbit. These tables were produced using optical character recognition (OCR) software to read TIFF images of scanned tabular output on microfilm. These scans were merged and provided in this collection as two PDF/A files, one for each camera. Data available online at: https://pds-geosciences.wustl.edu/lunar/urn-nasa-pds-a17photosupportdata in the /geometry_orbital_photographic_ephemeris directory.

Alternate Names

  • urn:nasa:pds:a17photosupportdata:geom_orbital_photo_ephem::1.2

Discipline

  • Planetary Science: Geology and Geophysics

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Frederick J. DoyleData Provider
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