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.
Topics July 2, 2018
New IR Instrument Searches for Habitable Planets
A new instrument to search for potentially habitable/inhabited planets has started operation at the Subaru Telescope.
Topics June 15, 2018
Full NAOJ Mitaka Campus Audio Guide Now Available
The Public Relations Center of NAOJ prepared an audio guide in English and Japanese for each open facility and placed a two-dimensional barcode onsite linking to the audio guide website.
Topics June 12, 2018
NAOJ News June 2018 Issue
The June 2018 issue of NAOJ News has been released.
Topics June 1, 2018
Supercomputer Astronomy: The Next Generation
The supercomputer Cray XC50, nicknamed NS-05 “ATERUI II” started operation on June 1, 2018.
Topics April 27, 2018
Next generation of telescope equipment begins arriving in Hawai`i
An instrument that will help astronomers study dark matter and galaxies in detail has begun to be assembled at NAOJ’s Subaru Telescope in Hawai`i.