Information about Open Use
Links to guides for open use policies and observation proposals.
The Astronomical Observation Data Service/ Analysis Portal provides links to open use data, data archives, and data analysis systems.
Astronomical Observation Data Service / Analysis Portal
Scientific Goals and Missions
- ALMA Project
- Subaru Telescope
- Mizusawa VLBI Observatory
- Nobeyama Radio Observatory
- Solar Science Observatory
- Center for Computational Astrophysics
- Gravitational Wave Science Project
- Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project [TBD]
- JASMINE Project
- RISE Project
- SOLAR-C Project
- Subaru Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) Project
- Subaru Ground Layer Adaptive Optics (GLAO) Project
- ASTE Project
NAOJ Recruitment Information
NAOJ constantly seeks talented new members. Application guidelines are published on the recruitment information page.
Acceptance of Sabbatical Researchers
NAOJ is accepting applications for researchers who wish to pursue independent investigation and research through the NAOJ sabbatical system.
Conferences and Events
Conference and Event Announcements
There are no announcements at this time.
Information regarding research conferences and events is also listed in the ‘For Researchers’ sections of individual project webpages. Project List
Shaping the Future of Astronomy — At the Office of International Relations, we strive to contribute to the development of astronomical research by promoting international cooperation not only between NAOJ and overseas organizations, but also between people.
Information about the security access control system for NAOJ Mitaka buildings
Using the NAOJ Library
Contact Information for NAOJ Researchers
NAOJ English Composition Style Guide
- NAOJ English Composition Style Guide
- NAOJ Japanese-English Glossary
- 'NAOJ Japanese-English Glossary' search
Permission for using Images and Videos in Presentations
Images can be downloaded from the NAOJ gallery and the galleries of individual projects. Please be aware that in some cases images related to research result announcements appear only on the research announcement page and not in the gallery.
Notice about the Image Use Policy
To use NAOJ images in research presentations or lectures, there is no need to apply for permission. Please credit the images “(c) NAOJ” or “Courtesy of NAOJ.” Even for paid lectures, as long as the lectures are for educational purposes, there is still no need to apply for permission.