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About this app

Moon maps galore! Scroll, zoom and search through high resolution US Geological Survey and NASA maps. LunarMap HD is fun for anybody who wants to see and know more about earth's lovely satellite and is a great companion for amateur astronomy observations through a telescope.

Features of LunarMap HD include
- Nearside and farside of the moon
- Realistic US Geological Survey relief map (5120x5120 resolution)
- Beautiful photographic maps from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's Wide Angle Camera (20480x20480)
- Color-coded topological maps from both the USGS and NASA
- Realtime terminator (shadow) line
- Searchable labels for over 8950 craters, maria, mountains, valleys, Apollo landing sites and more, based on International Astronomical Union data; tap on feature for more information or to lookup in Wikipedia
- Rotate and/or flip the map to match your telescope's eyepiece view, or for users in the southern hemisphere
- Zoom with two fingers (multitouch devices only), on-screen buttons or volume keys
- Customize colors, labels shown and other features
- Optionally lock screen rotation or make it harder to change so you need to turn the device further than usual to rotate to prevent accidental screen rotations while observing
- The maps are 2D. The nearside maps are projected to show a small portion of the farside, since libration can reveal a small portion of the farside

Note: To save app download time, maps other than the USGS relief nearside map involve an additional free in-app download, hence the Internet permission.
Updated on
Nov 12, 2014

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210 reviews
A Google user
June 30, 2019
Good maps. No red light night view option. Pros - Very much like that features are defined geographically by circles. Slider to set the density of labels is terrific. Cons - Apollo landing site labels, 6, are not viewable at full extent of moon view. Must zoom in to become viewable and thus lose spatial relation when viewing full moon. While a very nice app, it is unusable for me without red light night view.
10 people found this review helpful
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Omega Centauri Software
May 21, 2021
You don't need red light night view option if you are looking at the moon: the moon will destroy your night vision by itself. That said, if you have root, you can use our ColorChanger Free app to have a red mode in all your apps.
Antony Gibbons
July 17, 2021
Excellent lunar map! Good levels of detail and very customizable with regard to the type and density of labels shown. Anyone using a telescope who is interested in identifying features on the Moon will find this very useful. Display can be flipped to match different telescope types. My only criticism is that even though the terminator is clearly shown it would be nice if the unlit side of the Moon could be shown dimmed rather than displayed at the same brightness as the lit side.
3 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
March 14, 2019
Brilliant for use at the telescope eyepiece. Would be improved by a lunar 100/200 checklist and a integrated lunar calendar/terminator to enable planning of future observing sessions.
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What's new

1.41: Optimize for hi-res
1.40b: Remove corrupted maps
1.40: Speed and memory optimizations; new map format; new farside WAC map
1.34: Higher resolution nearside WAC map
1.32.2: Bug fix
1.30: Modern UI
1.21: Add some missing labels
1.20: Optimization
1.14: NASA Lunar Chart LMP; minor bug fixes and optimizations
1.13: Nearside USGS Geologic Map (1971)
1.12: option to turn off zoom buttons; fix terminator code
1.11: Fix memory handling; astronaut-named features
1.10: Add 7000+ satellite features