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[[Image:Moon.jpg|thumb|The Moon]] [[Image:Moon.jpg|thumb|The Moon]]
-The Earth's '''Moon''' is now viewable from within World Wind (using version 1.3.3 or above) and has full 3D terrain.+The Earth's '''Moon''' is now viewable from within World Wind (using version 1.3.3 or above) and has full 3D terrain. For more information on whats new in 1.3.3 visit the [http://www.worldwindcentral.com/wiki/Guide_to_1.3.3 Guide to 1.3.3] page.
==Moon Tutorial== ==Moon Tutorial==
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==Moon Add-Ons== ==Moon Add-Ons==
 +For information on how to use World Wind Add-Ons visit the [http://www.worldwindcentral.com/wiki/Add-on_Launchpad Add-on Launchpad].
===Lunar Landmarks=== ===Lunar Landmarks===
The Lunar Landmarks Add-On displays the locations of various NASA related landmarks located on the Moon, clickable icons open related web pages, from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, in your web browser. For more information and to download this Add-On please visit the [[Add-on:Lunar Landmarks|Lunar Landmarks]] Add-On page. The Lunar Landmarks Add-On displays the locations of various NASA related landmarks located on the Moon, clickable icons open related web pages, from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, in your web browser. For more information and to download this Add-On please visit the [[Add-on:Lunar Landmarks|Lunar Landmarks]] Add-On page.

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The Moon
The Moon

The Earth's Moon is now viewable from within World Wind (using version 1.3.3 or above) and has full 3D terrain. For more information on whats new in 1.3.3 visit the Guide to 1.3.3 page.

Contents

Moon Tutorial

A flash tutorial that explains how to view the Moon in World Wind can be found at the World Wind Tours Homepage.

Viewing the Moon

You can view the Moon by either double clicking the 'World Wind Moon 1.3' desktop icon (see the image on the right of this page), selecting Start->Programs->NASA->World Wind Moon 1.3, or after launching World Wind by switching to the Moon from the File menu.

Moon Layers

Clementine

  • 40xx - Colour, created using a combination of several spectral bands from the Clementine mission.


  • 30xx - Greyscale, created using a single spectral band from the Clementine mission.


More information about the Clementine mission can be found at the Clementine Project homepage.

Shaded Elevation Map

  • Shaded Elevation Map - Created using data from the USGS. The color of the map represents the elevation. The highest points are represented in red. The lowest points are represented in purple. In decending order the colors are red, orange, yellow, green, cyan, blue and purple.


Moon Add-Ons

For information on how to use World Wind Add-Ons visit the Add-on Launchpad.

Lunar Landmarks

The Lunar Landmarks Add-On displays the locations of various NASA related landmarks located on the Moon, clickable icons open related web pages, from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, in your web browser. For more information and to download this Add-On please visit the Lunar Landmarks Add-On page.

Apollo Landings

This Add-On shows all the landing sites for the Apollo missions, the icons are linked to NASA's history pages, and the descriptions displayed are taken from those pages. For more information and to download this Add-On please visit the Apollo Landings Add-On page.

Lunar Sky

This Plug-In gives your World Wind a starfield background when you zoom in close to the Moon's surface. For more information and to download this Add-On please visit the Lunar Sky Add-On page.

Moon hotspots

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