LROC 55C PDS Data Release

The 55C LROC Planetary Data System release includes NAC and WAC images acquired from 2023-05-16 through 2023-06-15. This release contains 17,918 EDR images - totaling 2.3 TBytes, and 17,918 CDR images - totaling 4.8 TBytes.

This release includes 19 new NAC ROIs, 3 new NAC DTMs, and 13 updated shapefiles. For details, see the ERRATA.TXT.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 3,525,282 EDRs (totaling 526.0 TBytes), 3,522,230 CDRs (totaling 972.1 TBytes), and 45,257 derived (RDR) data products (totaling 20.7 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 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 11 September 2023