Regarding the preventive actions of 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 Mizusawa

Mizusawa Campus can visit the visitors area. The Kimura Hisashi Memorial Museum will be resume from June 3rd. Please follow the notices below.
[[Notices]](June 23, 2020)

  • Please refrain from visiting if you have or may be in close contact with the novel coronavirus infected person.
  • To protect yourself from infection, take appropriate precautions such as wearing a mask and rubbing your hands with alcohol sanitizer.
  • Please refrain from visiting more than 10 people.
  • Please refrain from visiting if you feel unwell due to fever or cold.

Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory

The public visits, the 4D2U Screenings and Stargazing Parties have been canceled until further notice. Reservation requests for these events has also been canceled.


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