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

Last Update : 2016.4.25

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This site will move to the following URL early in May:
    https://darts.isas.jaxa.jp/planet/3dmoon_e/

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2015.06.26

"TC(10m resolution) layer of whole of the moon was released now.

2014.03.31

"KAGUYA 3D GIS v3.0" has been rebuilt with latest version of NASA World Wind Java SDK(2.0.0).

2012.02.24

The URL of "KAGUYA 3D GIS" was renewed.

2011.12.26

"KAGUYA 3D GIS" has been rebuilt with latest version of Java( JDK1.6.0_30).

2010.12.27

Global image and elevation data of the moon was replaced with data which had been observed by KAGUYA.

2009.11.20

"KAGUYA 3D GIS" website was opened.

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2016.4.25

[Notice] The new URL will be as follow:
https://darts.isas.jaxa.jp/planet/3dmoon_e/
Please update your bookmark prior to the current URL terminated.

2016.4.1

[Notice] The URL of this site will be changed from May 2016. The new URL will be informed on this site as soon as decided.

2016.3.1

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Mar. 9 14:00 - 15:00 (JST)

2015.4.6

[Attention] Please ensure you are using up-to-date java8.

2015.3.16

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Mar. 20 17:00 - Mar. 23 10:00 (JST)

2014.07.02

[Notice] Due to maintenance, this site had been closed from June 14 untill July 2. We start service from now again.

2014.03.31

[Notice] The probrem with OS X and JAVA 7 was fixd. Please continue to enjoy KAGUYA 3D GIS.

2014.02.26

[Notice] The probrem was fixd. Please continue to enjoy KAGUYA 3D GIS.

2014.01.29

[Attention] Due to changes in the security policy of JAVA 7 update 51, KAGUYA 3D GIS may not activate in some cases.

2013.10.01

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Oct. 04 17:00 - Oct.07 10:00 (JST)

2013.08.22

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Aug. 23 17:00 - Sep.05 10:30 (JST)

2013.07.09

[Notice] This site is sometimes unavailable for Jul. 17 09:30-17:00(JST)

2013.07.09

[Attention] Because of bugs in JAVA 7 for OS X, KAGUYA 3D GIS may not start in some cases. Please use the Apple-provided Java SE 6. See reference here.

2013.02.14

Bugs in JAVA was fixed in Version 7 update 13. Please update JAVA if you can't start KAGUYA 3D GIS.

2012.10.11

[Attention] Because of bugs in JAVA, KAGUYA 3D GIS may not start in some cases. See reference here.

2012.12.28

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Jan.21,2013 9:30-21:00 and Jan.25 17:00 - Jan.28 18:00 (JST)

2012.10.11

[Notice] This site is sometimes unavailable for Oct. 14 09:00-22:00(JST)

2012.08.27

[Notice] This site is sometimes unavailable for Sep. 10 10:00-14:00(JST)

2011.11.17

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Nov. 18 15:00 - Nov.21 19:00 (JST)

2011.09.27

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Nov. 20 8:00 - 20:00 (JST)

2011.09.20

[Notice] KAGUYA 3D GIS was unavailable from Sep.17 - Sep.20 because of JAVA library probrem.

2010.11.15

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Nov. 20 9:00 - Nov.22 17:00 (JST)

2010.10.22

[Notice] This site is sometimes unavailable on Oct. 30 (JST)

2010.07.06

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Jul. 13 13:00 - 17:00 (JST)

2010.05.28

[Notice] This site is unavailable for May. 31 9:30 - 18:00 (JST)

2010.03.01

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Mar. 4 08:00 - Mar.5 19:00 (JST)

2010.02.15

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Feb. 22 10:00 - 12:00 (JST)

2009.12.14

[Notice] This site is unavailable for Dec. 19 17:00 - Dec. 21 10:00 (JST)

2009.11.20

[Notice] Please wait a few moments for initial start-up of "KAGUYA 3D GIS".

Kaguya 3D GIS

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"KAGUYA 3D GIS(KAGUYA 3D Moon NAVI)" let you browse the images and data obtained by the Japanese lunar explorer "KAGUYA" with realistic sensation by three dimensional (3D) view function.

You can manipulate the Moon in space at will by mouse operations, and enjoy the various aspects of the Moon like a lunar trip.

This application was developed based on the NASA World Wind (Java ver.) as the 3D viewer for KAGUYA image contents. This application is written in Java programming language, and is able to be run on multi-platform (Windows, MacOS, etc.).

System Requirements

We recommend you to check the system requirements to use all functions.

  1. Latest video card and driver software (OpenGL support must be required).
  2. ORACLE Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1.8.0_45 or later must be installed.
  3. For Mac OS X users, we tested all functions with following environment.
  • Mac OS X 10.8.3+, 10.9+, 10.10+ on Intel/64bit CPU.
  • Java for Mac OS X Version 8 Update 45 (1.8.0_45)
  • FireFox 37.0.2(64bit version)

*JOGL Sample Applet Gears 3D
*NASA WorldWind Demo