LROC 53C PDS Data Release

The 53C LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2022-11-16 through 2022-12-15. This release contains 18,327 EDR images - totaling 2.5 TBytes, and 18,327 CDR images - totaling 5.2 TBytes.

This release includes 1 new NAC polar product, 12 new NAC DTMs, 17 new NAC ROIs, 6 new shapefiles, and 19 updated shapefiles. For details, see the ERRATA.TXT.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 3,417,418 EDRs (totaling 508.6 TBytes), 3,414,834 CDRs (totaling 940.3 TBytes), and 44,288 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 20.2 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 formated 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 14 March 2023