Jules Verne Voyager: Mercury Features Help

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For more information about our Voyager map tool, contact:   Lou Estey   (louunavco.org)
Last modified: 3 Apr 2015



Overview    

See Getting Started for a quick overview of the Jules Verne Voyager map tool capabilities.

For items specific to voyaging Mercury, continue to read this Mercury Features Help page.

To learn how to use the grd, gmt, geo, lbl, vel, mon, msc, and/or opt codes to customize a starting view, see Advanced Help: URL customizing.


Voyager Mercury features     The default Mercury uses a texture underlay grid grd=1 showing the Messenger MDIS 2011 Oct 28 mosaic by NASA, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), and Carnegie Institution of Washington (CIW).

The texture underlay grids available in the [Features:] menu of Voyager: Mercury are:

[Messenger (MDIS, 8-color)]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury grd = 1   Messenger orbiting phase MDIS, 8-color global mosaic, by NASA, Johns Hopkins University APL, and CIW
[Messenger (MDIS, 2011 Oct 28)]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury?grd=2 grd = 2   Messenger orbiting phase MDIS, mosaic released 2011 Oct 28, by NASA, Johns Hopkins University APL, and CIW
[Messenger (MDIS, enhanced color)]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury?grd=3 grd = 3   Messenger orbiting phase MDIS, enhanced color mosaic, by NASA, Johns Hopkins University APL, and CIW
[Messenger (MDIS, 2011 Sep 8)]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury?grd=4 grd = 4   Messenger orbiting phase MDIS, mosaic released 2011 Sep 8, by NASA, Johns Hopkins University APL, and CIW
[Messenger (M1-M3) + Mariner 10]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury?grd=5 grd = 5   Messenger M1-M3 (2008,2009) and Mariner 10 (1974, 1975) flybys, mosaic by USGS, 2009 Dec
[Mariner 10]  http://jules.unavco.org/Mercury?grd=6 grd = 6   Mariner 10 flyby shaded relief greytone mosaic image, from map USGS I-1149, 1979

The standard image overlays available in the [Features:] menu for optional longitude and latitude marking or distance scale bars are explained Advanced Help: generic options.

Other image overlays for Voyager: Mercury available in the [Features:] menu are:

[Region (quadrangle) outlines] 
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geo = 8   border outlines of IAU quadrangles
[Region (quadrangle) names] 
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lbl = 8   names of IAU quadrangles

The IAU gazetteer image overlays for Voyager: Mercury available in the [Features:] menu under [--IAU gazetteer--] are:

[Impact outlines] 
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geo = 1   outlines of impact sites
[Impact names] 
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gaz = 1   impact site names
[Planatia & albedo features] 
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gaz = 2   plains and large albedo features
[Mons] 
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gaz = 4   mountains
[Dorsum] 
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gaz = 8   ridges
[Rupes] 
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gaz = 16   scarps
[Fossa & vallis] 
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gaz = 32   low narrow depressions and valleys

Note: Any grd, gmt, geo, lbl, vel, mon, msc, or opt code might change in the future, so be sure to check here for the current values!



Comments, questions, problems about Jules Verne Voyager? Send mail to   Lou Estey   (louunavco.org)


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