Topics June 14, 2010
Subaru Telescope captured Hayabusa spacecraft!
Before its re-entry to the earth after 6 billion kilometers (3.75 billion miles) round trip, Hayabusa demonstrated its namesake in the view ...
Topics March 19, 2010
Japanese ALMA Antennas were nicknamed "IZAYOI"
On March 2, 2010, the ALMA-Japan Antenna Nickname Selection Committee (chaired by Leiji Matsumoto) nicknamed the Japanese ALMA antennas "IZ...
Topics July 22, 2009
Total Solar Eclipse on July 22
On July 22, people in Japan got excited at the solar eclipse. Most areas of Japan were unfortunately covered by clouds, but it was very luc...
Topics June 22, 2009
Total Solar Eclipse 2009
Introduction On Wednesday, July 22, 2009, a total solar eclipse is visible within a narrow corridor that travels Japan's Ryukyu Islan...
Topics March 27, 2009
IYA2009 Global Project: 100 Hours of Astronomy, 2-5 April 2009
The 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project is a worldwide event consisting of a wide range of public outreach activities, live science ...
Topics January 23, 2009
Subaru Telescope 10th Anniversary: Subaru has produced a beautiful high-resolution view of M33
The Subaru Telescope in Hawai'i has produced a beautiful high-resolution view of the nearby galaxy M33 that reveals fine structure in its s...
Topics January 16, 2009
Astronomers from Princeton and Japan unite to explore the universe, near and far
Scientists from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and Princeton University have agreed to collaborate over the next 10 ...
Topics September 21, 2005
Signing Ceremony for the East Asian Core Observatories Association
On September 21, during a ceremony at NAOJ mitaka campus in Japan, a memorandum of understanding for the East Asian Core Observatories Asso...