TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Overview of the Atlas 
    1.1   Content
    1.2   How to Use This Atlas
    1.3   Large-Scale Maps

  2. Lunar Orbiter Mission 4 
    2.1   The Mission
    2.2   Mission Design
    2.3   The Cameras
    2.4   The Film
    2.5   Scanning and Reconstruction
    2.6   Scanning Artifacts
    2.7   Cleaning the Images

  3. Overview of the Near Side of the Moon
    3.1   Origin of the Moon
    3.2   The Near Side Versus the Far Side
    3.3   Mare and Highlands
    3.4   Basins
    3.5   Landmarks for Geography
    3.6   Descriptions of Landmark Regions
            Orientale Basin Region
            Humorum Basin Region
            Imbrium Basin Region
            Nectaris Basin Region
            Serenitatis Basin Region
            Eastern Basins Region
            North Polar Region
            South Polar Region
    3.7   The Ages of the Lunar Features
            Estimating Ages
            Named Age Ranges

  4. Organization of the Photos
    4.1   Grouping by Landmark Regions
    4.2   Order: West to East and South to North
    4.3   Clean and Annotated Images
    4.4   High-Resolution Frames and Subframes
    4.5   Discussion Notes
    4.6   Enclosed Compact Disc (CD)

  5. Orientale Basin Region
    5.1   Overview
            Orientale, the Archetype Multi-Ringed Basin
            Crater Morphology as a Function of Size
            Surroundings of the Orientale Basin
    5.2   High-Resolution Images
  1. Humorum Basin Region
    6.1   Overview
            Basins, Maria, and Highlands
            Apollo Landings
    6.2   High-Resolution Images

  2. Imbrium Basin Region
    7.1   Overview
            The Imbrium Basin
            Oceanus Procellarum
            Fra Mauro Formation
    7.2   High-Resolution Images

  3. Nectaris Basin Region
    8.1   Overview
            Basins, Maria, and Highlands
            Apollo Landing
    8.2 High-Resolution Images

  4. Serenitatis Basin Region
    9.1   Overview
            Serenitatis Basin
            Apollo Landings
    9.2 High-Resolution Images

  5. Eastern Basins Region
    10.1  Overview
             The Crisium Basin
             The Australe Basin
             The Smythii Basin
    10.2  High-Resolution Images

  6. North Polar Region
    11.1  Overview
             Mare Frigoris
             The Humboldtianum Basin
             The North Polar Highlands
             The North Pole
    11.2  High-Resolution Images

  7. South Polar Region
    12.1  Overview
             Western Sector of the South Polar Region
             Central Sector of the South Polar Region
             Eastern Sector of the South Polar Region
             The South Pole
    12.2 High-Resolution Images

Glossary
References
General Index
IAU Named Features


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