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Looking for the Kaguya impact

The Kaguya mission amongst other things has improved lunar global topography maps (also used by Google to make Google Moon 3D), a detailed gravity map of the far side, and the first optical observation of the permanently shadowed interior of south pole Shackleton crater.
The Kaguya impact coordinates are well documented but we couldnt recall seeing a high resolution view of the impact site from LRO. What JJ was looking for was a small fresh impact which would have exposed some fresh lunar regolith leaving a white scar with a blackened centre where debris may remain.

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SELENE (Selenological and Engineering Explorer) was the second Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft. 
The orbiter's nickname, Kaguya, was selected by the general public. It comes from the name of a lunar princess in the ancient Japanese folktale The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter. After their successful release, its sub-satellites, Rstar and Vstar, were named Okina and Ouna, also derived from characters in the tale.
On October 3, 2007, it entered an initial 101-to-11,741-kilometre polar lunar orbit.
 
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Le sous-sol des mers lunaires analysé par échos radars

Une équipe internationale, conduite par de chercheurs du Laboratoire de Planétologie de Grenoble (INSU-CNRS), a analysé la structuration du sous-sol des mers lunaires, jusqu'à plus de 800 mètres de profondeur, grâce au radar embarqué à bord de la sonde japonaise SELENE. Les échos radars mettent en évidence des coulées basaltiques de nature différente dans certaines zones de ces mers, mais pas dans d'autres. Ces échos seraient liés à des épisodes volcaniques discontinus avec altération de la surface pendant les périodes sans éruption, et leur détectabilité liée à la présence d'ilménite. Ces travaux sont publiés dans Geophysical Research Letters.
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The moon's whiff of an atmosphere has been sniffed by a Japanese spacecraft under very special conditions and confirmed as coming largely from sunlight brutally hammering the lunar surface.
Using the very first direct measurements of the moon's "exosphere" as the moon passed through the streaming tail of Earth's protective magnetic field, researchers were able to watch the short-lived and ever-changing exosphere in the absence of the hot, magnetized solar wind.
What they found confirmed that it's really just powerful ultraviolet light knocking beat-up atoms, or ions, off the lunar surface and manufacturing the bulk of the weak lunar perfume.

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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) released data from the lunar explorer "KAGUYA" (SELENE) (L2 products) during the nominal operation phase (from December 21, 2007 to October 31, 2008) to the public through the Internet.
L2 products are calibrated/validated processed data from KAGUYA science mission instruments. By using the L2 products, researchers all over the world are expected to advance the scientific analysis and applicability investigation of the Moon.

"KAGUYA 3D Moon NAVI" services, which can show KAGUYA data using a three-dimension geographic information system (WebGIS) through the Internet, have also commenced. The developed software is based on NASA "World Wind" and the KAGUYA's images and data can be displayed using the 3D map projection function. It is necessary to download and install the free software. Please refer to the following homepage for details.

L2 products during the extended operational phase (until June 2009) are scheduled to be released after processing and calibration/validation are finished.

KAGUYA(SELENE) Data Archive
KAGUYA 3D Moon NAVI

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Kaguya captured this photo of an unnamed rille within the Marius Hills region of the Moon on May 20, 2008. The pixel scale is about 10.8 meters. The rille has likely been partially filled with lava from a later flow since it originally formed.
Credit: ISAS / JAXA / Junichi Haruyama et al.

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Japanese moon probe's final moments revealed
The Japanese space agency on Friday released a series of images that document the final moments of the Kaguya lunar probe just before it slammed into the moon last week.

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Kaguya Impact: IRIS2- AAT - 4 frm, flash in 2, faint in 3 & 4.
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Kaguya Moon crash seen from Earth
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Japan's first lunar probe made a controlled crash landing on the moon Thursday, successfully completing a 19-month mission to study the Earth's nearest neighbour, Japan's space agency said.

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