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We are updating "Result of KAGUYA".

May 4, 2014
Reorientation of the early lunar pole(Futoshi Takahashi et al. Nature Geoscience)

April 28, 2014
Geologic structure generated by large-impact basin formation observed at the South Pole-Aitken basin on the Moon(Makiko Ohtake et al. GRL)

April 24, 2014
Mare volcanism: Reinterpretation based on Kaguya Lunar Radar Sounder data(Shoko Oshigami et al. JGR)

April 17, 2014
Structure of the ionized lunar sodium and potassium exosphere: Dawn-dusk asymmetry(Shoichiro Yokota et al. JGR)

Mar 20, 2014
Lunar mare volcanism: lateral heterogeneities in volcanic activity and relationship with crustal structure(Tomokatsu Morota et al. GSL Special Publications)

Mar 11, 2014
Variation of the lunar highland surface roughness at baseline 0.15–100 km and the relationship to relative ages(Yasuhiro Yokota et al. GRL)

Feb 25, 2014
Calibration of NIR 2 of Spectral Profiler onboard Kaugya/SELENE(Satoru Yamamoto et al. IEEE)

Jan 15, 2014
Quantitative measurement method for impact basin characteristics based on localized spherical harmonics(Yoshiaki Ishihara et al. Icarus)

Oct 9, 2013
Regional mapping of the lunar magnetic anomalies at the surface: Method and its application to strong and weak magnetic anomaly regions (Hideo Tsunakawa et al. Icarus)

Sep 13, 2013
A new type of pyroclastic deposits on the Moon showing unique visible absorption bands: Fe-bearing spinel and Chromite(Satoru Yamamoto et al. GRL)

Aug 2, 2013
An explanation of bright areas inside Shackleton Crater at the Lunar South Pole other than water-ice deposits(Junichi Haruyama et al. Advances in Space Research)

Jul 23, 2013
Estimation of the permittivity and porosity of the lunar uppermost basalt layer based on observations of impact craters by SELENE(Ken Ishiyama et al. JGR)

Jul 16, 2013
One Moon, Many Measurements 1: Radiance Values(C.M. Pieters et al. Icarus)

Jul 9, 2013
Small-scale magnetic fields on the lunar surface inferred from plasma sheet electrons(Yuki Harada et al. GRL)

Jun 1, 2013
One Moon, Many Measurements 3: Spectral reflectance(Makiko Ohtake et al. Icarus)

May 23, 2013
One Moon, many measurements 2: Photometric corrections(S. Besse et al. Icarus)

May 16, 2013
Night side lunar surface potential in the Earth's magnetosphere(Yoshifumi Saito et al. Advances in Space Research)

Apr 15, 2013
The Kaguya gamma-ray spectrometer: instrumentation and in-flight performances(Masanori Kobayashi et al. Journal of Instrumentation)

Mar 8, 2013
Viscoelastic deformation of lunar impact basins: Implications for heterogeneity in the deep crustal paleo-thermal state and radioactive element concentration(Shunichi Kamata et al. JGR)

Mar 7, 2013
Lunar laser topography by LALT on board the KAGUYA lunar explorer – Operational history, new topographic data, peak height analysis of laser echo pulses(Hiroshi Araki et al. Advances in Space Research)

Mar 2013
Uplink Radio Frequency Signal Fluctuations(Hironori Maejima et al. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets)

Jan 28, 2013
Plasmaspheric filament: an isolated flux tube with dense plasmas (Go Murakami et al. GRL)

Jan 2013
Constraint on the lunar core size from electromagnetic sounding based on magnetic field observations by an orbiting satellite (Hisayoshi Shimizu et al. Icarus)

[Nature Geoscience]
Oct 28, 2012
Comositional evidence for an impact origin of the Moon's Procellarum basin(Ryosuke Nakamura et al. Nature Geoscience)

Apr 29, 2012
Asymmetric crustal growth on the Moon indicated by primitive farside highland materials (Makiko Ohtake et al. Nature Geoscience)

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