Topics April 23, 2019
CLASP2 Rocket Experiment Launched
The CLASP2 sounding rocket experiment launched from the White Sands in the USA and observed the Sun for 6 minutes.
Topics April 18, 2019
Yoshida and Other Researchers Receive the MEXT Commendation for Science and Technology
Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category) in the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) were awarded to researchers who have achieved outstanding results in observation research using the Subaru Telescope.
Topics March 14, 2019
NAOJ Director General Saku Tsuneta Wins Japan Academy Prize
Dr. Saku Tsuneta, Director General of NAOJ, has won the Japan Academy Prize.
Topics January 15, 2019
Connecting the Dots: FOXSI-3 Data Points add up to Unprecedented Image of Solar Corona
Scientists have begun analyzing data about the solar corona captured by the FOXSI-3 sounding rocket experiment.
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Topics January 8, 2019
Construction of TMT and Beyond: A new-year’s message from the Director General, NAOJ
A new-year’s message from the Director General of NAOJ, Dr. Saku Tsuneta
Topics December 19, 2018
NAOJ ATC Researcher Recognized by IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Japan Chapter
Takafumi Kojima, a researcher at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Advanced Technology Center (NAOJ ATC) won the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Japan Young Engineer Award at the Microwave Workshops & Exhibition (MWE2018).
Topics December 17, 2018
MuSCAT2 to find Earth-like Planets in the TESS Era
A Japan-Spain team has developed a powerful 4-color simultaneous camera named MuSCAT2 for the 1.52-m Telescopio Carlos Sánchez at the Teide Observatory, Canaries, Spain.
Topics October 4, 2018
Subaru Telescope Discovers Farthest Object in Solar System
Scientists using the Subaru Telescope announced the discovery of a new small object in the outer Solar System.
Topics September 10, 2018
Asteroid Science Observations from Stargazing Party Telescope
Observations made with special equipment attached to the 50-cm Telescope for Public Outreach found that asteroid Phaethon has unique characteristics.
Topics July 20, 2018
NAOJ Director’s 30th Anniversary Address
July 1, 2018 marked 30 years since the founding of NAOJ. On July 5, the NAOJ 30th Anniversary Ceremony was held at Hitotsubashi Hall with approximately 200 guests in attendance. Here we present a transcript of NAOJ Director General Saku Tsuneta’s opening address.