Topics September 2, 2013
The world’s first interferometric image at 500 GHz with ALMA Band 8 receivers
ALMA succeeded to take the world’s first interferometric image with Band 8 receivers, developed by NAOJ.
Topics July 31, 2013
Image of M31 Heralds the Dawn of HSC’s Productivity
Hyper Suprime-Cam starts the observation and captured first beautiful image of Andromeda Galaxy, M31.
Topics July 29, 2013
Scientific Authorities Sign the TMT Master Agreement
All of the scientific authorities of the TMT partners have signed a Master Agreement.
Topics June 27, 2013
Successful ALMA First Radio Imaging with Band 4 Receiver
ALMA succeeded to take radio image with Band 4 Receiver developed by Japan in test observation.
Topics June 4, 2013
Japan Signals Its Commitment to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project
Japan has reached an important milestone for the construction of TMT. NAOJ will initiate the preparation and construction of TMT with thecurrent fiscal year budget.
Topics May 29, 2013
The Fastest Supercomputer for Astronomy Just Went into Operation!
The supercomputer the fastest in the world is now activated and starts the open use in Mizusawa, NAOJ.
Topics March 14, 2013
ALMA Inauguration Heralds New Era of Discovery - Revolutionary telescope will enable unprecedented views of the cosmos
On March 13, 2013 (Chilean Time), the official opening ceremony of ALMA was held.
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Topics September 13, 2012
Hyper Suprime-Cam Ushers in a New Era of Observational Astronomy
The installation of Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) onto the Subaru Telescope took place on August 16-17, 2012. The availability of this extraordina...
Topics September 4, 2012
Dr. Kaifu, the Former Director General of NAOJ, Takes the Position as the New IAU President
On August 30, 2012, the General Assembly (GA) of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), meeting in Beijing, China, has named Dr. Norio ...
Topics June 8, 2012
Transit of Venus Images Taken by NAOJ
Okayama Astrophysical Observatory 65 cm Coudé Solar Telescope Flash Report : All process of Transit of Venus taken by Okayama Astroph...