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Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Headquaters
NAOJ Mitaka
2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588, JAPAN
35˚40'32"N 139˚32'14", Altitude: 59 meters
Branches, Facilities
NAOJ Mizusawa
2-21, Hoshigaoka, Mizusawa, Oshu, Iwate 023-0861, Japan
39˚8'6"N 141˚7'60"E
VERA Mizusawa Station
2-21, Hoshigaoka, Mizusawa, Oshu, Iwate 023-0861, Japan
39˚8'1"N 141˚7'57"E
Esashi Earth Tides Station
1-3, Aharayama, Ide, Esashi, Oshu, Iwate 023-1761, Japan
39˚9'4"N 141˚19'55"E
Ibaraki Station
Takahagi Antenna
650, Ishitaki, Tkahagi, Ibaraki, Japan
36˚41'54"N 140˚41'40"E
Hitachi Antenna
3866, Ishi, Juo, Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan
36˚41'51"N 140˚41'32"E
Yamaguchi Station
123, Nihonakago, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi 753-0302, Japan (Inside the KDDI Yamaguchi Satellite Communication Center)
34˚12'58"N 131˚33'26"E
VERA Iriki Station
4018-3, Uranomyo, Iriki, Satsumasendai, Kagoshima 895-1402, Japan (Inside the Kagoshima University Iriki Ranch) , Japan
31˚44'52"N 130˚26'24"E
Kagoshima Station
Hirakawa-cho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima 891-0133, Japan (Inside the Kinkouwan Park)
31˚27'52" 130˚30'25"E
VERA Ogasawara Station
Asahiyama, Chichi-jima, Ogasawara, Tokyo 100-2101, Japan
27˚5'31"N 142˚13'0"E
VERA Ishigakijima Station
2389-1, Tonoshirotakeda, Ishigaki, Okinawa 907-0004, Japan
24˚24'44"N 124˚10'16"E
Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory
1024-1, Arakawa, Ishigaki, Okinawa 907-0024, Japan
24˚22'23"N 124˚8'21"E
Nobeyama Radio Observatory
462-2, Nobeyama, Minamimaki, Nagano 384-1305, Japan
35˚56'27"N 138˚28'13"E 1349 meter
Okayama Astrophysical Observatory
3037-5 Honjou, Kamogata, Asakuchi, Okayama 719-0232, Japan
188-cm Reflector Telescope
34˚34'38"N 133˚35'38"E 370 meter
Subaru Telescope
Hilo Office
650 North A'ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 U.S.A.
Subaru Telescope
19˚49'32"N 155˚28'36"W, Altitude: 4139 meters
NAOJ Chile Observatory
Santiago Office
Calle Joaquin Montero 3000, Oficina 702, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile
ALMA Telescope
23˚1'9"N 67˚45'11"W, Altitude: About 5000 meters
Atacama Submillimeter Telescope Experiment (ASTE)
22˚58'18"S 67˚42'12"W, Altitude: 4862 meters
Director General
Masahiko Hayashi
Established
1988
Budget
Total: 13,289,266,000 yen (2016 fiscal year)
Number of Staff
539 Research and Academic Staff List

As of April 1, 2016