Topics April 1, 2015
Announcement of the NAOJ Website Renewal
We launched new NAOJ website. The point of this renewal is to accommodate various devices. Please continue to use the NAOJ website from here on.
Topics March 17, 2015
Grand Reopening of the 4D2U Dome Theater
4D2U Dome Theater in NAOJ Mitaka campus updated entire projection system and public screenings are scheduled to restart in April 2015.
Topics November 27, 2014
Huge Sunspots and their Magnetic Structure observed by “Hinode”
Hinode satellite observed the huge sunspots and the magnetic structure of it on the surface of the Sun.
Topics November 26, 2014
Supercomputer for Astronomy “ATERUI” Upgraded to Double its Speed
The supercomputer “ATERUI” was upgrated and will expand the horizons for simulations to understand the Universe and astrophysical phenomena.
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Topics July 29, 2014
Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii
TMT announces the beginning of the construction phase on Hawaii Island and around the throughout the TMT international partnership.
Topics December 6, 2013
Subaru Telescope’s Image Captures the Intricacy of Comet Lovejoy’s Tail
Astronomers used Suprime-Cam mounted on the Subaru Telescope to capture an image of Comet Lovejoy’s ion tail.
Topics December 3, 2013
Spectrum of Outburst from Comet ISON Obtained by Subaru Telescope’s High-Dispersion Spectrograph
Astronomers used the HDS mounted on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii to successfully observe Comet ISON.
Topics November 26, 2013
Hyper Suprime-Cam Captures a Clear Image of Comet ISON’s Long Tails
HSC, mounted on the Subaru Telescope, has successfully imaged the Comet ISON and the comet's long tails.
Topics November 18, 2013
Subaru Telescope Captures Visible-Light Images of the Comets ISON and Lovejoy
The FOCAS mounted on the Subaru Telescope captured images of the detailed structures of comets ISON and Lovejoy.
Topics November 15, 2013
Seven Buildings in Mitaka Campus become as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties
On Nov. 15, 2013, the report of registered tangible cultural properties for seven buildings of NAOJ Mitaka campus was submitted.