With the 109 Men's commercial complex's full facelift under way, the famed fashion building in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward has opened some of its newly renovated facilities.
One of the highlights, unveiled on April 28 to mark the "Day of Shibuya," is a rooftop observatory overlooking the iconic scramble crossing.
Mitsubishi announced today that 16 Atacama Compact Array (ACA) antennas delivered by the company under contract with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) were feted in an inauguration ceremony at the Operations Support Facility of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) Observatory in Chile on March 13.
The southernmost main island of Japan, Kyushu, has subtropical rainforests. The terrain is volcanic, the most visible indication of which is the constantly smouldering Sakurajima volcano. On the island is the Kirishima outdoor museum, with a permanent exhibition also including sculptures and spatial art works located in the rainforest.
Upgrades to the Subaru Telescope at the Hawaii Observatory of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan include installing a 3-ton digital camera, expanding the telescope's field of view seven times.
Dubbed the "sea of clouds terrace," the observatory at Hoshino Resort Tomamu in Shimukappu is located at an altitude of 1,088 meters. Visitors take a 13-minute gondola ride from the foot of the mountain to reach the observatory.