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2016

Updated information of NAOJ website and each project website.

December 28, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
February, 2017 Astronomical Events Information
March, 2017 Astronomical Events Information
December 27, 2016 | Picture of the week
ALMA Operations Support Facility
December 26, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Collaboration with Australia Announced
December 22, 2016 | ALMA
First Light for Band 5 at ALMA
December 20, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Town of Iriki Sinks Beneath a Sea of Clouds
December 19, 2016 | Job Vacancies
Assistant Professor, the Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
December 14, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Finds Compelling Evidence for Pair of Infant Planets around Young Star
December 13, 2016 | ALMA
2016 Koh-ichiro Morita Memorial Concert―Far Beyond the Stars―
December 13, 2016 | Picture of the week
Supernova Remnant Crab Nebula (M1) Floating in Empty Space
December 9, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
2017 Astronomical Information
December 8, 2016 | ALMA
22nd ALMA Public Lecture held in Nagoya
December 6, 2016 | Picture of the week
“KAGUYA’s Moon” Exploring the Lunar Surface
December 2, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - INSTRUMENT SOFTWARE ENGINEER
December 1, 2016 | Okayama Astrophysical Observatory
SCHEDULE CHANGE : Call for Observing Proposals Semester 2017B.
November 22, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Milky Way Over the ALMA Operations Support Facility
November 16, 2016 | TMT-J Project Office
Segment-Handling Robot awarded the Good Design Award
November 15, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Shot of a Plane Passing in Front of the Sun
November 11, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
New Detective Instrument Captures Chemical Signatures of Planets
November 11, 2016 | Nobeyama Radio Observatory
Observing proposals for 45-m telescope of NRO (short program) are invited for the 35th observing season.
November 8, 2016 | Picture of the week
From Planetesimals to Planets (Formation of Terrestrial Planets)
November 7, 2016 | ALMA
Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy
November 2, 2016 | CfCA
Mystery Solved Behind Birth of Saturn’s Rings
November 2, 2016 | ALMA
Mitaka Open House Day 2016
November 1, 2016 | Picture of the week
Silhouette of the Meridian Circle Building Over the Autumn Carpet
October 28, 2016 | ALMA
Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples
October 27, 2016 | ALMA
NAOJ-SOKENDAI Summer Student Program
October 25, 2016 | Picture of the week
Antennas Watching the Southern Sky
October 21, 2016 | ALMA
New Webcam for ALMA Offers Stunning Views of the Array
October 18, 2016 | Picture of the week
Night at Headquarters, Supporting Astronomy
October 11, 2016 | Picture of the week
Mitaka Open House Day 2016 “Gravitational Waves, a new Frontier of Astronomy”
October 11, 2016 | Division of Theoretical Astronomy
New classes of electron orbits in magnetic reconnection
October 11, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - SUBARU NIGHT OPERATION ASSISTANT
October 7, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
What Swings a Star Around – Another Star or a Distant Planet?
October 4, 2016 | Picture of the week
Why does NAOJ have a Machine Shop?
October 3, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Huge Fireball Sighted on Maunakea
September 30, 2016 | ALMA
Spiral Arms Embrace Young Star
September 30, 2016 | Job Vacancies
NAOJ Project Research Fellow 2017
September 28, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Explores the Hubble Ultra Deep Field: Uncovers Insights into 'Golden Age' of Galaxy Formation
September 27, 2016 | Picture of the week
Formation of a Spiral Galaxy ver. 3
September 27, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA celebrates half a decade of scientific results
September 20, 2016 | Picture of the week
Celebrating the Halfway Mark with Hinode Solar Observatory
September 15, 2016 | ALMA
Nobeyama Open Campus 2016
September 14, 2016 | Picture of the week
Perseid Meteor Shower 2016
September 12, 2016 | Hinode
Hinode; Tenth Anniversary Movie
September 6, 2016 | Picture of the week
Rotating Asteroid Juno
August 31, 2016 | ALMA
Record-breaking Galaxy Cluster Discovered
August 30, 2016 | Picture of the week
A “Brook of Stars” Flowing through a Galaxy
August 24, 2016 | ALMA
New ALMA Capabilities for Cycle 4 Attract Large Number of Proposals
August 23, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Stroll through the ALMA Array Operations Site
August 17, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Explores Orion's Turbulent Border
August 16, 2016 | Picture of the week
Hunting Black Holes
August 15, 2016 | Job Vacancies
Assistant Professor in Gravitational Wave Research, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
August 9, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Disk of Gas and Dust Surrounding Young Star HD 142527
August 8, 2016 | Job Vacancies
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for a Chile-based professor of the NAOJ Chile Observatory
August 3, 2016 | Job Vacancies
Recruitment Announcement for National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, SOLAR-C Project Office Annual Salary System Employee (Project Research Fellow)
August 2, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Telescope at NINS Nobeyama Exhibition Room
August 2, 2016 | Picture of the week
Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory and the Summer Milky Way
August 1, 2016 | Hinode Science Center
The Hinode homepage has been renewed
August 1, 2016 | Job Vacancies
Announcement – NAOJ Fellow 2017
OBSERVATION SYSTEM ASSOCIATE – ID# 16407
July 29, 2016 | 4D2U
A Movie content "Formation of Planetesimals" download page opened.
July 26, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Radio Telescope that Tracked Solar Activity, Retired to Mitaka
July 21, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Newly Discovered Solar System Objects Resonate with Neptune
July 20, 2016 | 4D2U
Giant Impact of Protoplanets
July 20, 2016 | ALMA
TANABATA Lecture at Santiago Japanese School
July 20, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Achieved Highest Sensitivity Polarimetry in Millimeter Wavelength
July 19, 2016 | Picture of the week
Site of Galactic Cluster Formation 12.7 Billion Years Ago
July 19, 2016 | Job Vacancies
SUBARU TELESCOPE INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEER – ID# 16373.
SUBARU TELESCOPE/FACILITY MAINTENANCE ENGINEER – ID# 16372
July 15, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
Astronomical Information 2016 November
Astronomical Information 2016 December
July 15, 2016 | Hinode Science Center
"Let's observe the Sun with Hinode 2016" will be carried out from July 22 to July 29 and from Aug.15 to Aug.20, 2016.
July 14, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Observes First Protoplanetary Water Snow Line Thanks to Stellar Outburst
July 12, 2016 | 4D2U
A Movie content "Dynamics of Saturn’s Ring (II. Propeller Structure)" download page opened.
July 12, 2016 | Picture of the week
Galactic Merger (II. The Case of Oblique Impact)
July 6, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA to Increase its Capacity with Band 1 Receiver
July 5, 2016 | Picture of the week
Large Quantity of Solid Particles in a Ring Shining in Space
June 28, 2016 | ALMA
Rotating Ring of Complex Organic Molecules Discovered around Newborn Star: Chemical Diversity in Planet Forming Regions Unveiled
June 28, 2016 | Picture of the week
Formation of the Moon
June 22, 2016 | Nobeyama Radio Observatory
Observing proposals for the 45-m telescope of NRO are invited for the next 35rd observing season.
June 21, 2016 | Picture of the week
Subaru Telescope Detects the Sudden Appearance of Galaxies in the Early Universe
June 20, 2016 | Gravitational Wave Project office
Website renewal
June 16, 2016 | ALMA
First Detection of Methyl Alcohol in a Planet-forming Disc
June 14, 2016 | Picture of the week
This is the Way Cassegrain Instrument Exchange Takes Place
June 14, 2016 | ALMA
Lecture at the Japanese School of Buenos Aires
June 6, 2016 | ALMA
Black Hole Deluged by Cold Intergalactic 'Rain'
June 7, 2016 | Picture of the week
ALMA Images a Cosmic Ghost
June 6, 2016 | Job Vacancies
SUMMIT MECHANICAL/TELESCOPE TECHNICIAN I, II, III – ID# 16287.
SUBARU OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE – ID# 16285.
June 3, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Booth at the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016
June 1, 2016 | Gallery
Paper Models of NAOJ Telescopes
May 31, 2016 | Picture of the week
Electromagnetic Radiation from a Neutron Star Merger
May 27, 2016 | Job Vacancies
Recruitment Announcement for National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Public Relations Center Annual Salary System Employee (Specially Appointed Senior Specialist)
May 26, 2016 | ALMA
NAOJ Chile Observatory Director's Lecture at the Japan-Chile Chamber of Commerce and Industry
May 24, 2016 | Picture of the week
What is a Meteor shower?
May 23, 2016 | ALMA
Cometary Belt around Distant Multi-Planet System Hints at Hidden or Wandering Planets
May 17, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Heart of Spiral Galaxy M77
May 16, 2016 | Gravitational Wave Project Office
The Special Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental physics awarded for the Detection of Gravitational Waves.
May 13, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Throw a Net, Catch a Long-tailed Fish: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
May 12, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Did Star Formation Regulation Change as the Universe Evolve?
May 12, 2016 | Hinode Science Center
Transit of Mercury captured by Hinode
May 10, 2016 | Picture of the week
Formation of a Rich Galaxy Cluster 7 Billion Years Ago
May 9, 2016 | ALMA
SOKENDAI Future Scientist Award Given to Kyoko Onishi
May 2, 2016 | ALMA
Miniature AOS Newly Exhibited
May 2, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
The Process of Cassegrain Instrument Exchange at Subaru Telescope
April 27, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Cycle 4 Town Meeting in Mitaka
April 26, 2016 | Picture of the week
Oshu Space & Astronomy Museum and the Late-Spring Cherry Blossoms in the Evening Glow
April 21, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Principal Investigator for the the Hyper Suprime-Cam Honored For His Work
April 19, 2016 | Picture of the week
Gas Ejected from Galaxies
April 15, 2016 | ALMA
Dwarf Dark Galaxy Hidden in ALMA Gravitational Lens Image
April 12, 2016 | Picture of the week
Mitaka Wrapped in the Soft Spring, the Transit Instrument Building
April 8, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
Astronomical Information 2016 July
April 7, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
Astronomical Information 2016 June
April 5, 2016 | Picture of the week
Dynamics of the Ring of Saturn (I. Wake Structure Formation)
April 1, 2016 | Division of Theoretical Astronomy
Conversion of Hadronic Matter to Quark Matter in Neutron Stars
April 1, 2016 | ALMA
Planet Formation in Earth-like Orbit around a Young Star
April 1, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Subaru Outreach Brings the Universe to Hawai‘i
March 29, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Small Galaxy being Ripped Apart and Devoured by a Giant Galaxy
March 28, 2016 | Division of Theoretical Astronomy
New Model on the Origin of the Heavy Elements: Solving the Underproduction Problem of the r-Process
March 25, 2016 | 4D2U
Dynamics of Saturn’s Ring (I. Wake Structure)
March 22, 2016 | Picture of the week
“Three Musketeers” Exploring the Universe
March 22, 2016 | Job Vacancies
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for a Technical Expert of the Gravitational Wave Project Office
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) invites applications for a Administrative Supporter of the Gravitational Wave Project Office
March 22, 2016 | Solar Observatory
Total Solar Eclipse Image on 2016 March 9 is released
March 18, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
Astronomical Information 2016 May
March 15, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Complete Einstein Ring of Distant Galaxy SDP.81
March 14, 2016 | Annual Report of the NAOJ
Annual Report of the NAOJ Volume 17 Fiscal 2014
March 11, 2016 | Hinode Science Center
Eclipse on 9 March 2016: public release of images and videos taken by the "Hinode" satellite
March 9, 2016 | Division of Theoretical Astronomy
Galactic Spiral Arms by Swing Amplification
March 8, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Total Solar Eclipse Seen in X-rays
March 1, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Subaru at ʻImiloa: Lift Off to Visit Your Favorite Place in The Universe
March 1, 2016 | Picture of the week
188-cm Reflector Telescope Dome beneath a Full Sky of Stars
February 24, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Talk about the Planet Search
February 23, 2016 | Picture of the week
Formation and Evolution of Dark Matter Halos (II. Formation of the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe)
February 23, 2016 | ALMA
The Frigid Flying Saucer
February 19, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Subaru Telescope Users' Meeting (January 2016)
February 18, 2016 | ALMA
Chaotic Turbulence Roiling ‘Most Luminous Galaxy’ in the Universe
February 16, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Winter Constellations Departing Through a Bare Grove, the Start of Spring
February 12, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Sharing Stories of the Stars: A Grant to Bring Children to Visit ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center
February 9, 2016 | Picture of the week
A Galaxy Group Evolving 300 Million Light-Years Away
February 2, 2016 | Picture of the week
Calendar of Waxing Crescent Moons for the 7th Year of the Ansei Era
January 26, 2016 | Picture of the week
Ultra Faint Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy Boötes I
January 26, 2016 | Division of Theoretical Astronomy
Large-scale structure of magnetic reconnection by means of kinetic simulations
January 25, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Telescopes on Maunakea Are Front-runners in the Quest for Planet 9
January 20, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Upgraded MOIRCS Instrument Achieves New Year's Resolution – Better Images
January 19, 2016 | Picture of the week
Moonbow that Appeared in the Southern Island, 2012
January 15, 2016 | ALMA
ALMA Reveals Planetary Construction Sites
January 14, 2016 | ALMA
Research Presentation by Graduate Students
January 12, 2016 | Picture of the week
Fireworks Exploding in the Night Sky
January 8, 2016 | Astronomical Events Information
Astronomical Information 2016 March
January 8, 2016 | Subaru Telescope
Fish-Eye Camera Captured Geminids over the Subaru Telescope
January 5, 2016 | Picture of the week
The Winter Sky Waxing late over the 50-cm Telescope for Public Outreach