Kaguya: HD Videos of the Moon

Here are some HD videos of the moon from the Japanese lunar orbiter Kaguya, a.k.a., SELENE or Selenological and Engineering Explorer. Change the setting to HD and watch full-screen.

Earthrise from the Moon’s South Pole

KAGUYA taking the central peak of “Pythagoras”

KAGUYA taking “Copernicus”


Here’s a photo of the launch:

Kaguya Launch
Kaguya Launch

Photo © Naritama under CC BY-SA 3.0 license.

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