Subaru Telescope

80 young galaxies from early universe discovered

80 young galaxies from early universe discovered

The team made detailed analyses of imaging data of these galaxies taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the Hubble Space Telescope. 

Mar 11, 2016, 20:05 PM IST
More than 800 dark galaxies found

More than 800 dark galaxies found

 After analysing data obtained with the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have discovered 854 "ultra dark galaxies" filled with mysterious dark matter in the Coma Cluster, one of the richest cluster of galaxies containing thousands of systems.

Jun 23, 2015, 11:49 AM IST
Sun-like stars with large starspots can experience superflares

Sun-like stars with large starspots can experience superflares

A team of astronomers has used the High Dispersion Spectrograph on the Subaru Telescope to conduct spectroscopic observations of Sun-like "superflare" stars first observed and cataloged by the Kepler Space Telescope.

May 13, 2015, 22:44 PM IST

Subaru Telescope`s image captures intricacies of comet Lovejoy`s tail

Astronomers, using Suprime-Cam, Subaru Telescope`s wide-field, prime-focus camera, have managed to capture an image of the intricate flow of Comet Lovejoy`s (C/2013 R1) ion tail.

Dec 06, 2013, 11:44 AM IST

Astronomers establish high-inclination asteroids` strength

Astronomers used the Subaru Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) that is mounted on the Subaru Telescope to observe faint asteroids that have highly inclined orbits.

Nov 06, 2013, 15:32 PM IST

Distribution of dark matter in 50 galaxy clusters measured

A team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan have used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters.

Jun 13, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

ALMA telescope finds 15 extremely dark galaxies unidentified until now

With the help of ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array), scientists have observed the "Subaru/XMM-Newton Deep Survey Field" in the direction of the constellation Cetus, and succeeded in identifying 15 dark galaxies.

Jun 01, 2013, 11:11 AM IST

`Super-Jupiter` discovered around massive star

Using infrared data from the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, astronomers have discovered a “super-Jupiter” around the bright star Kappa Andromedae.

Nov 20, 2012, 16:39 PM IST

Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster

Japanese astronomers said today they had found a cluster of galaxies 12.72 billion light-years away from Earth, which they claim is the most distant cluster ever discovered.

Apr 25, 2012, 13:29 PM IST