This is the page of the 3D viewer of the data from Japanese Lunar explorer "KAGUYA" (SELENE).

Last Update : 2017.01.12



1) General rules
● Providing that you follow the Site Policy of JAXA, you can use the Materials on this website. Please read the Site Policy carefully beforehand.
● When you use the Materials including images, movies, numerical data, Level2 products*1, text, etc., on this website, you are requested to put a credit such as (c) JAXA/SELENE or provided by JAXA/SELENE to clarify their source for all the Materials except for the images and movies taken by high-definition television camera(HDTV). For HDTV, you are requested to put a credit such as (c) JAXA/NHK, provided by JAXA/NHK.

2) For Scientific Use
● If you use scientific data ( such as numeric data or Level2 products ) for your scientific research, please make an acknowledgement, similar to the following, in any resulting publications.: “This research made use of the lunar orbiter SELENE (KAGUYA) data of JAXA/SELENE.”
 Moreover, if you use data of a specific observation mission or instrument, please indicate the observation mission name or instrument and also the data type.
 Please contact  if you plan to publish a paper using the Materials on this website.
● When education and public outreach (EPO) data ( such as image, drawing, text data, voice data, video data, movies etc.) are used for the scientific research, JAXA has no responsibility for the result at all.

*1 “Level2 products” stands for the calibrated observation data which contain header information and catalogue file. “Level2 data” will be released from the KAGUYA Darchive ( Level 2 Data Base and Distribution System) from November 2009.

3) Usage fee / Royalty
● When you use the Materials for personal, educational or scientific purpose, you can use free of charge both scientific data and EPO data if you follow the above rule 1) and 2) in private purpose, educational teaching in class room, or a SELENE promotion agreed by JAXA. However, as mentioned on the Site Policy, you are prohibited from redistributing the Materials via internet.
● When you use the Materials for a business or commercial purpose, we will charge a royalty fee for the usage of the Materials. Please contact us if you are interested in using the Materials for a business or commercial purpose.

4) Inquiries
 If you have any questions about the terms of use, please contact