Our Facility

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We have office and lecture rooms, optical and radio laboratories, and thermal-vacuum chamber facility in the campas of Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai. 

At the summit of Haleakala, Hawaii, 60-cm telescope (T60) and 40-cm telescope (T40) are operating automatically for monitring planets, satellites, and exoplanetary atomospheres. Optical- and Infrared spectromters as well as imagers are installed on these telescopes. A future off-axis telescope project PLANETS is now going on as a international collaboration with University of Hawaii/IfA, Kiepenheuer Institute, and so on.

We are also operating radio telescopes in four sations in Miyagi and Fukushima, Japan. IPRT (Iitate Planetary Radio Telescope) measures meter to decimeter natural radio waves to investigate the Jupiter's synchrotron radiation and solar radio emission. In addition, we operate HF antennas to monitor Jovian decametric raditaion and solar radio bursts.

Haleakala Telescopes  / PLANETS

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IPRT/AMATERAS  /  HF Anttenas

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