Science March 20, 2007
Total Eclipse in the Orbit of "Hinode" (Solar-B)
"Hinode" experienced total eclipse in orbit on 2007 March 19, while it was just a partial eclipse on the ground. These data are used to mea...
Science March 13, 2007
Subaru Captures Beautiful Details in the Crab Nebula
A new image of the Crab Nebula supernova remnant taken using the Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) on the Subaru telescope highlights the be...
Science March 6, 2007
Unusual Streak of Ionized Gas Hints at Galaxy's Past
Researchers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and the University of Tokyo used Subaru's Suprime-Cam camera to disc...
Science February 14, 2007
Double sun sunset no longer science fiction
An international research team from the University of Jena (Germany), Nagoya University, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center (USA) recently ...
Science January 8, 2007
Dark matter map reveals cosmic web
An international team of astronomers led by Nick Scoville from the California Institute of Technology have created a three dimensional map ...
Science December 20, 2006
XRT/Hinode(Solar-B) Initial Results
In the press conference held on 20 December 2006, latest data and movie from X-Ray Telescope (XRT) had been released. XRT observes corona o...
Science November 27, 2006
Hinode (Solar-B) First One Month
Hinode (Solar-B) project team released several images and movies of "microscopic" observations of the sun taken by Solar Optical Telescope ...
Science November 21, 2006
Subaru Telescope Improves its Eyesight by a Factor of Ten
On October 9, 2006 the Subaru telescope researchers used a new adaptive optics system to obtain an image of the Trapezium region of the Ori...
Science October 31, 2006
Hinode (Solar-B) First Light
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) briefs on Hinode (Solar-B) early operation status and releases Hinode's "First Light" photos. The ...
Science October 24, 2006
Subaru Earthquake: Message from Dr. Masahiko Hayashi, Director of Subaru Telescope
Thank you for all your expressions of concern and encouragement. Subaru Telescope will carry out detailed analyses of the impact of the ear...