Deriving the Absolute Reflectance of Lunar Surface Using SELENE (Kaguya) Multiband Imager Data

  title={Deriving the Absolute Reflectance of Lunar Surface Using SELENE (Kaguya) Multiband Imager Data},
  author={Makiko Ohtake and Tsuneo Matsunaga and Yasuhiro Yokota and Satoru Yamamoto and Yoshiko Ogawa and Tomokatsu Morota and Chikatoshi Honda and Jun'ichi Haruyama and Kohei Kitazato and Hiroshi. Takeda and Akira Iwasaki and Ryosuke Nakamura and Takahiro Hiroi and Sinsuke Kodama and Hisashi Otake},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The absolute reflectance of the Moon has long been debated because it has been suggested (Hillier et al. in Icarus 151:205–225, 1999) that there is a large discrepancy between the absolute reflectance of the Moon derived from Earth-based telescopic data and that derived from remote-sensing data which are calibrated using laboratory-measured reflectance spectra of Apollo 16 bulk soil 62231. Here we derive the absolute reflectance of the lunar surface using spectral data newly acquired by SELENE… 
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