Topics November 27, 2014
Huge Sunspots and their Magnetic Structure observed by “Hinode”
Hinode satellite observed the huge sunspots and the magnetic structure of it on the surface of the Sun.
Topics November 26, 2014
Supercomputer for Astronomy “ATERUI” Upgraded to Double its Speed
The supercomputer “ATERUI” was upgrated and will expand the horizons for simulations to understand the Universe and astrophysical phenomena.
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Topics July 29, 2014
Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii
TMT announces the beginning of the construction phase on Hawaii Island and around the throughout the TMT international partnership.
Topics December 6, 2013
Subaru Telescope’s Image Captures the Intricacy of Comet Lovejoy’s Tail
Astronomers used Suprime-Cam mounted on the Subaru Telescope to capture an image of Comet Lovejoy’s ion tail.
Topics December 3, 2013
Spectrum of Outburst from Comet ISON Obtained by Subaru Telescope’s High-Dispersion Spectrograph
Astronomers used the HDS mounted on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii to successfully observe Comet ISON.
Topics November 26, 2013
Hyper Suprime-Cam Captures a Clear Image of Comet ISON’s Long Tails
HSC, mounted on the Subaru Telescope, has successfully imaged the Comet ISON and the comet's long tails.
Topics November 18, 2013
Subaru Telescope Captures Visible-Light Images of the Comets ISON and Lovejoy
The FOCAS mounted on the Subaru Telescope captured images of the detailed structures of comets ISON and Lovejoy.
Topics November 15, 2013
Seven Buildings in Mitaka Campus become as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties
On Nov. 15, 2013, the report of registered tangible cultural properties for seven buildings of NAOJ Mitaka campus was submitted.
Topics November 12, 2013
Subaru Telescope Captures Clear Image of Comet ISON in the Mid-Infrared Range
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.
Topics October 4, 2013
Production of the Mirror Segment Blanks for the TMT Primary Mirror has Begun -- The First Batch of Mirror Blanks is Complete
The actual mirror blanks for the primary mirror of the TMT are complete and ready for surface finishing.