LROC 51C PDS Data Release

The 51C LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2022-05-16 through 2022-06-15. This release contains 18,852 EDR images - totaling 2.3 TBytes, and 18,778 CDR images - totaling 4.8 TBytes.

This release includes 23 new NAC ROIs, 5 new NAC DTMs, 1 new NAC photometric product, 13 updated shapefiles, and 1 updated NAC photometric product. For details, see the ERRATA.TXT.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 3,304,228 EDRs (totaling 490.7 TBytes), 3,301,644 CDRs (totaling 907.4 TBytes), and 43,507 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 18.7 TBytes) to the NASA Planetary Data System. The current RDR collection is comprised of: NAC DTMs, NAC ROI Mosaics, NAC North/South Polar Mosaics, WAC Global Morphology mosaic, WAC Monthly Global mosaics; WAC DTM, WAC Color Shade, WAC Empirically Normalized Nearly Global mosaic, WAC 7-band color mosaics (regional area), and WAC ROI mosaics. The RDR dataset also includes the following products in the EXTRAS directory: NAC Anaglyphs, Mare and Lobate Scarp Shapefiles. The LROC Team has also released a PDF formatted NAC Stereo Catalog that contains all NAC pair and triplet observations that can be used for generating Digital Terrain Models. The complete LROC PDS archive can be accessed via the URL:

One can also search for specific images or mosaic products using the LROC WMS Browse interface. Also, please be sure and try out our Quickmap interface!

Published by Nick Estes on 13 September 2022