About the Agency

The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), the national center of astronomical research in Japan, has the most advanced observing facilities in the world. As an Inter-University Research Institute, we promote the open use of these facilities among researchers throughout Japan, as well as encourage flexible international cooperation. NAOJ aims to promote the development of astronomy, astrophysics, and the related fields of science.

The Team

  • Project Leader: Shogo Nagayama
  • Director: Takayuki Nyudo
  • Contents Writer: Takayuki Nyudo, Tomoko Ono, Seiichiro Naito, Chisato Ikuta, Shogo Nagayama
  • Translator: Hiroko Komiyama, Ramsey Lundock
  • Supervisor: Junichi Watanabe
  • Designer: Satoru Hase
  • Programmer: Hiroyuki Nakamura
  • Technical supporter: Yukiko Murai, Yuichiro Nishi

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

www.nao.ac.jp/en/

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