[OSM-newbies] OpenMoonMap? / OpenUniverseMap?
ajmas at sympatico.ca
Fri Nov 20 15:25:17 GMT 2009
On 20-Nov-2009, at 00:23, Richard Weait wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Xan <dxpublica at telefonica.net> wrote:
>> Richard, I spected for more serious answer ;-). Google has google moon
>> and google mars. Now we have privative information of Earth (at least
>> cartographic information is copyrighted) but too less privative
>> information about the space. It was just a suggestion.
> Dear Xan,
> I apologize. I did take your question seriously and put too much
> trying-to-have-some-fun into my reply.
> I have seen Google moon map and I think it is an interesting
> curiosity. The possibility of using the OSM stack for a similar crowd
> sourced moon map, or other planet is interesting as well. I'm not
> aware of anybody currently working on this.
> Perhaps, rather than a map of vector features like OSM, a
> crowd-sourced map of telescope photos, similar to Open Aerial Map? If
> you find a Moon map or Mars map project interesting, you should do it!
NASA is probably the best sort of this sort of information. The have a
grayscale elevation map here:
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