Website Terms of Use


The whole site and all works (text, photographs, illustrations, videos, audio files, etc.) contained in the Subaru Telescope website are owned by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) or their respective copyright holders. Some old works may be credited as "Subaru Telescope, NAOJ," but NAOJ holds the copyright. About the usage of copyrighted materials (such as scope of free use and credit lines), please see the "Usage of Copyrighted Material" on the NAOJ website. Use the application form of NAOJ.

You may establish a link to the site provided that:

  • The link is not from any website that contains immoral or illegal content,
  • The link does not create a false or misleading impression of Subaru Telescope and NAOJ, its related undertakings, specific institutions, or specific individuals, or does not defame any of them,
  • The link does not falsely imply that any content of the Site is part of the linking website.

Privacy policy

In principle, the NAOJ privacy policy applies to the Subaru Telescope website.


Although Subaru Telescope and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) strive to maintain a high level of accuracy regarding the information presented on this website, we do not guarantee the information to be error-free. NAOJ, therefore, cannot be responsible for any problems that result from the use of information presented on this website. In addition, all released information, including "the most distant XX," is written with the most current information available at the time and is subject to change should new information become available.