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Last Update: 25th December 2018
The Nobeyama 45-m telescope is about 500-m from the main building.
From December 2018, a traffic circle around the telescope is closed with chains during daytime (8:00-17:00 JST). Please be aware of chains in case that you enter the traffic circle especially by car. If you undo a chain during daytime, please ensure to chain again.
The observing building is located north of the Nobeyama 45-m telescope. Outdoor stairs lead to the room for the public. You can not enter the observing room from outdoor stairs. The entrance will be locked all the day as the main building. You can release the lock on with the same way for the main building.
When you go to upstairs, there are the observing room and a common room.
You can freely use the common room. The common room has equipments such as a refrigerator, a toaster, a pod and a TV with which you can watch local weather news (Note that there is no microwave oven which may affect on observations).
Operations of the 45-m telecope can be controled via these monitors.
Details of monitor 1-4 are described in COSMOS manual (pdf).
You can check the recent schedule next to the monitors.
The 45-m telescope is operated with the system named "COSMOS". You can send observing scripts via the COSMOS GUI which can be found the COSMOS monitor (monitor 1 in the figure above)
When your observing time comes, please confirm the observations of previous observer is complete. Then, input your observing account ID and project name on Group and Project in the COSMOS GUI. Push "Change Observer" button. You will have the priority of the 45-m telescope. The next step to do is tuning of the receivers.Go back to the page top