Under One Sky: Astronomy around the World | Japan

This video introduces the efforts in National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) by highlighting Japan's activities in astronomy in the context of the IAU100 celebrations. 

This video is part of the IAU100 series Under One Sky: Astronomy around the World, which provides a glimpse into the diverse worldwide astronomical community. Each video is presented through the eyes of the IAU National Outreach Coordinators, with every chapter we will learn about the history of astronomy, the country’s current research efforts in space science, and how astronomy is celebrated in this region,  with firsthand comments from astronomers and insight into the activities developed during the IAU100 celebrations throughout 2019.

Join us in celebrating an astronomical journey Under One Sky.

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NAVIGATOR: Dr. Hitoshi Yamaoka 

FOOTAGE: NAOJ, LINDA NASA, ESA, W. Zheng (JHU), M. Postman (STScI), and the CLASH Team "Colour clouds swirl ALMA" ESO/B. Tafreshi (twanight.org) 

DIRECTOR/EDITOR Yasuhisa Shioya 

CAMERA CREW Hironori Ito, Naotsugu Mikami SUBTITLE Ryo Sato MUSIC Tansa/Audio Stock

PRODUCED by Public Relations Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)

In 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating its 100th anniversary (IAU100). To commemorate this milestone, the IAU is organising a year-long celebration to increase awareness of a century of astronomical discoveries and technological progress as well as to support and improve the use of astronomy as a tool for education, development and diplomacy under the central theme Under One Sky.

Find more information on:

Website: www.iau-100.org

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IAU_org & https://twitter.com/IAU_Outreach 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InternationalAstronomicalUnion/  & https://www.facebook.com/IAUoutreach/



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Release date:
16 October 2019, 13:00
03 m 06 s
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