100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: JAPAN
100 Hours of Astronomy at Gunma Astronomical Observatory : Agatsuma county, Japan

Organiser: Gunma Astronomical Observatory

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: Lecture and observing with 150 cm telescope

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMiyazaki Takehiko

100 Hours of Astronomy with the mobile observatory ~Enjoy starry night!~ : Fujitsu county & Isahaya city, Japan

Organiser: Mamoru Yamaguchi (Starry sky Navigator)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Local revitalization using clear sky and starry night

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMamoru Yamaguchi

STARRY NIGHT JAM vol.32 New Year Special! "Telling tales of stars in winter" : Fukuoka, Japan

Organiser: Fukuoka City Science Museum

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Special live show by Kayoko Tanno, who is a specialist in Fukuoka City Science Museum, telling some tails of stars in winter sky and talking about Japanese names of stars and Astronomical events in 2019 at the planetarium in the museum with music requested by audience. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactEimi Anazawa (Dome theater)

Star Party at Fureainosato Observatory in Shirosato town : Higashiibaraki County, Japan

Organiser: Shirosato-machi yagai katsudo center Fureainosato (Shirisato town General field service center "Fureainosato")

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Viewing the Moon and some astronomical objects with 18cm refractor and 40cm reflector telescopes.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactKatsuhi Taguchi (shirosato astronomy club)

100 Hours of Astronomy at Iwaki station : Iwaki, Japan

Organiser: Fukushima-hama-dori astronomy and science popularizing project

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: In Iwaki, planetariums and observatories are also aging and there is not much opportunity for children and students to touch astronomy and the universe. So, we decided to bring a telescope to the event square in front of the Iwaki station and hold a star party! I'd like you to touch the starry sky on your way home from work and on school.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactChisato Nogi

Star Party "See The Winter Triangle" : Kasuga, Japan

Organiser: Shirouzuooike Park Hoshi no Yakata, Tenmon house TOMITA (Tomita inc.)

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: We will show visitors the night sky around Orion, Canis major and Canis Minor.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactTakamasa Sakai

100 Hours of Astronomy Open Lecture ”Dust Grains in Space" : Kobe, Japan

Organiser: Japan Space Guard Association Kansai Branch

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Open lecture about dust grains in space by Professor Masafumi Matsumura of Kagawa university held by Japan Space Guard Association Kansai Branch.

ContactTakuro Imatani

100 Hours of Astronomy at Nayoro Observatory KITASUBARU : Nayoro, Japan

Organiser: Nayoro Observatory KITASUBARU

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Starparty to share the time of "100 Hours of Astronomy", viewing and enjoying the Moon, Mars, and "Subaru"(M45) which is the origin of the name of this observatory.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactYasuhiko Murakami

Star Party in OfunatoOfunato : Ofunato, Japan

Organiser: Sorayomi circle “saku”

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Enjoy night sky together!

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactShingo Yanagiya

100 Hours Astronomy Star party in Onojo city : Onojo, Japan

Organiser: North partnership activities support center, Tenmon house TOMITA (Tomita inc.)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Vewing astronomical objects by telescopes and storytelling the myths about stars around the world everyday during 4 days of “100 Hours Astronomy".

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactYuki Amamoto

Share the Sky, Using Handmade Telescopes! : Takatsuki, Japan

Organiser: Sidewalk Astronomers around Takatsuki

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: We will have telescope making workshop for children and star gazing party with those handmade telescopes.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactKeiko Chaki

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