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For the Press

Gathering Material at NAOJ

About applying for media coverage
Please refer to this guide to apply for permission to collect material at NAOJ Mitaka Headquarters.

Using NAOJ Contents

Using Contents for the Purpose of Reporting

In the case that a news organization uses contents on the NAOJ webpage as press materials, there is no need to apply for permission from NAOJ. However, the material needs to be clearly attributed to NAOJ.

Using Contents for Commercial Purposes

On April 17, 2017, “Terms of Use of the Website of NAOJ” is updated. In many cases applications no longer required. Read more: “Terms of Use of the Website of NAOJ” and “Guide to Using NAOJ Website Copyrighted Materials”