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Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii

July 29, 2014 |Topics

TMT announces the beginning of the construction phase on Hawaii Island and around the throughout the TMT international partnership.

Subaru Telescope’s Image Captures the Intricacy of Comet Lovejoy’s Tail

December 6, 2013 |Topics

Astronomers used Suprime-Cam mounted on the Subaru Telescope to capture an image of Comet Lovejoy’s ion tail.

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.