Regarding the preventive actions for the novel coronavirus
To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have decided to cancel some of our events until further notice. Information about the resumption of the events will be posted on NAOJ’s website and SNS. We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation.
For those who want to visit NAOJ, please note the following point:
- If you have, or think you may have, had close contact with someone infected with the novel coronavirus, please refrain from visiting.
- If you have cold-like symptoms such as a cough and fever, please refrain from visiting.
- Take appropriate preventive actions, such as wearing a mask and washing your hands with soap, to protect yourself from infection.
NAOJ Mitaka Campus (Updated on October 2, 2021)
Mitaka Campus will reopen to the public on October 2, 2021 (Sat.) only for outdoor recreation. Please see “Visit Guide” for more details.
The reopening dates for Solar Observation Parties, 4D2U Screenings, Regular Stargazing Parties, and public use of our library will be determined by each program. Please check the latest update on each program’s website.
Nobeyama Radio Observatory (Updated on July, 2020)
- Nobeyama Radio Observatory has partly reopened to the public since June 18, 2020. Tours are now permitted in outdoor areas of campus only.
- NINS Nobeyama Exhibition Room has been temporarily closed since February 28, 2020 until further notice.
- Open-use observations planned for the 2019-2020 season (Semester 2019) were suspended due to a state of emergency regarding COVID-19.
Mizusawa Campus (Updated on August, 2020)
- Mizusawa Campus can visit the visitors area.
- The Kimura Hisashi Memorial Museum will be temporarily closed until further notice.
Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory (Updated on July, 2020)
- Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory has partially reopened its facilities to the public on July 4, 2020. Facility tours are available by reservation only until further notice.
- 4D2U Screenings and Stargazing Parties are still suspended.
Subaru Telescope (Updated on May, 2020)
- Subaru Telescope to Resume Open-Use Observations
- Subaru Telescope to Begin Preparatory Work for Observations
- Subaru Telescope Continues Suspension of Its Facility Operation and Astronomical Observation
- Subaru Telescope Will Temporarily Suspend Its Facility Operation and Astronomical Observation