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Spectrum of Outburst from Comet ISON Obtained by Subaru Telescope’s High-Dispersion Spectrograph

December 3, 2013 |Topics

Astronomers used the HDS mounted on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii to successfully observe Comet ISON.

Hyper Suprime-Cam Captures a Clear Image of Comet ISON’s Long Tails

November 26, 2013 |Topics

HSC, mounted on the Subaru Telescope, has successfully imaged the Comet ISON and the comet's long tails.

Subaru Telescope Captures Visible-Light Images of the Comets ISON and Lovejoy

November 18, 2013 |Topics

The FOCAS mounted on the Subaru Telescope captured images of the detailed structures of comets ISON and Lovejoy.

Seven Buildings in Mitaka Campus become as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties

November 15, 2013 |Topics

On Nov. 15, 2013, the report of registered tangible cultural properties for seven buildings of NAOJ Mitaka campus was submitted.

Subaru Telescope Captures Clear Image of Comet ISON in the Mid-Infrared Range

November 12, 2013 |Topics

The team has captured an image of Comet ISON with the tail by the Subaru Telescope. It is the first clear image in the mid-infrared to show.

Production of the Mirror Segment Blanks for the TMT Primary Mirror has Begun -- The First Batch of Mirror Blanks is Complete

October 4, 2013 |Topics

The actual mirror blanks for the primary mirror of the TMT are complete and ready for surface finishing.

The world’s first interferometric image at 500 GHz with ALMA Band 8 receivers

September 2, 2013 |Topics

ALMA succeeded to take the world’s first interferometric image with Band 8 receivers, developed by NAOJ.