Subaru Telescope's Prime Focus Camera Suprime-Cam Takes Its Final Data
June 29, 2017
Suprime-Cam, the wide-field imager mounted at the primary focus of the Subaru Telescope, had its final night of observation on May 29, 2017. Suprime-Cam's final target was NGC 7479, a barred spiral galaxy about 100 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Pegasus...
Subaru Telescope Detects the Shadow of a Gas Cloud in an Ancient Proto-supercluster
March 28, 2017
By using the Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope, a team led by researchers at Osaka Sangyo University succeeded in making the widest map of neutral hydrogen gas in the early universe (corresponding to a time about 11.5 billion years ago). They found that the neutral hydrogen gas widely spreads out across 160 million light-years in and around the proto-supercluster...