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Announcement of the NAOJ Website Renewal

April 1, 2015 |Topics

We launched new NAOJ website.

ALMA Disentangles Complex Birth of Giant Stars

March 31, 2015 |Science

The results of the massive-star forming region observation with ALMA shows the presence of multiple gas outflows from a protostar.

Grand Reopening of the 4D2U Dome Theater

March 17, 2015 |Topics

4D2U Dome Theater in NAOJ Mitaka campus updated entire projection system and public screenings are scheduled to restart in April 2015.

Subaru Telescope Observes Rapid Changes in a Comet’s Plasma Tail

March 5, 2015 |Science

Researchers reveal clear details about rapidly changing activity in that comet's plasma tail observed by Subaru Telescope.

ALMA Revealed Surprisingly Mild Environment around a Supermassive Black Hole

February 26, 2015 |Science

A research team observed M77 by ALMA and discovered that organic molecules are concentrated in a region surrounding a supermassive black hole at its center.

Classical Nova Explosions are Major Lithium Factories in the Universe

February 18, 2015 |Science

Using the 8.2-meter Subaru Telescope High Dispersion Spectrograph (HDS), a team of astronomers observed Nova Delphini 2013 and discovered that the outburst is producing a large amount of lithium.

Announcement of Closed for the Year-end and New Year Holidays

December 26, 2014 |Notice

About closure of public open of NAOJ branches and inquiry during year-end and New Year holidays.