NIPR optical observations
in Tromso and Longyearbyen


Operation of optical instruments in Tromso


  • Detailed information is here (written in Japanese).

  • [before 2004] [2005] [2006] [2007] [2008] [2009] [2010] [2011] [2012] [2013]

    [2013]

    - March 5-10, 2013: A monochromatic EMCCD all-sky imager, (Y. Tanaka, A. Kadokura, and Y. Ogawa)
    - January 3-12, 2013: A monochromatic all-sky imager, AWI, and NWI (Y. Ogawa, T. Sakanoi, and T. Ishida)

    [2012]

    - December 14-20, 2012: AWI and NWI (Y. Ogawa)
    - November 13-20, 2012: A monochromatic all-sky imager, AWI, and NWI (Y. Ogawa)
    - October 10-16: New GPS receivers, AWI, and NWI (Y. Otsuka, Y. Ito, K. Hosokawa, and Y. Ogawa)

    - March 28: Beacon, and termination of all optical measurements (CDC, AWI, and NWI) (Y. Ogawa)
    - March 12 - 21: CDC, and ATV with EMCCD (H. Miyaoka)
    - January 25 - February 01: CDC (H. Miyaoka)
    - January 18-25: GPS, Beacon, AWI, and NWI (Y. Otsuka and Y. Ogawa)

    [2011]

    - December 9-11: WTV, AWI, NWI, NAC2 (Y. Ogawa)
    - November 5-13: ATV, AWI, NWI, NAC2 (Y. Tanaka and Y. Ogawa)
    - October 5-13: AWI, NWI, NAC2, and Beacon receiver (Y. Ogawa)
    - September 27-29: CDC (H. Miyaoka)

    - March 24-25: Termination of all optical measurements (Y. Ogawa)
    - March 01-05: CDC, NTV and ATV (H. Miyaoka)
    - January 02-06 and 11-13, 2011: NTV, NWI-G, AWI (Y. Ogawa)

    [2010]

    - November 7-17, ATV, WTV, NWI-G, and AWI (Y. Tanaka and Y. Ogawa)
    - October 6-17, ATV, NTV (Y. Ogawa)

    - March 11-20, 2010: ATV, WTV (H. Miyaoka and Y. Ogawa)
    - January 11-20, 2010: ATV, WTV (Y. Ogawa)

    [2009]

    - December 14-19, 2009: ATV, WTV (H. Miyaoka)
    - November 11-24, 2009: ATV, WTV (Y. Ogawa)
    - October 24-25, 2009: ATV (H. Miyaoka)

    - January 14-28, 2009: ATV, WTV (Y. Ogawa)

    [2008]

    - December 16-20, 2008: CDC, ATV, WTV (Y. Ogawa)
    (We started a semi-automatic CDC observation on December 18, 2008.)
    - October 27-November 09, 2008: CDC, ATV, WTV (Y, Tanaka and Y. Ogawa)
    - September 27- October 01, 2008: CDC, ATV, WTV (H. Miyaoka)

    - March 03-13, 2008: CDC, ATV, WTV (K. Hosokawa, and Y. Ogawa)

    [2007]

    - December 06-16, 2007: CDC, ATV, WTV (T. Tsuda, and Y. Iwata)
    - November 06-22, 2007: CDC, ATV, WTV (Y. Kurihara (Koizumi), and Y. Ogawa)
    - October 10-17, 2007: CDC, ATV, WTV (T. Tsuda)
    - September 20-21, 2007: CDC, ATV (A. Kadokura, K. Hosokawa, and Y. Ogawa)

    - February 13 - March 06, 2007: CDC (Y. Ogawa and H. Handa)
    - January 17-18, 2007: CDC (S. Nozawa)

    [2006]

    - December 07-13, 2006 CDC (S. Nozawa, and T. Tsuda)
    - November 14-25, 2006: CDC (Y. Ogawa)
    - October 16-18, 2006: CDC (S. Nozawa, and T. Tsuda)

    [2005]

    - October 27 - November 09, 2005: CDC (Y. Ogawa, K. Adachi, and H. Handa)
    - September, 2005: CDC

    [before 2004]

    - 2003 - December 16, 2004: CDC, NAC, etc. (H. Miyaoka)


    Instruments

  • ATV: All-sky TV imager
  • WTV: Wide field-of-view TV imager
  • NTV: Narrow field-of-view TV imager
  • Instruments supporting observations of ATV/WTV/NTV in Tromso :
  • ASC (or CDC): All-sky color digital camera
  • AWI: All-sky WATEC imager (with RGB color filters)
  • NWI: Narrow field-of-view WATEC imager
  • NAC: Narrow field-of-view auroral camera


  • Contact on this page: Yasunobu Ogawa
    E-mail: yogawa (at) nipr.ac.jp Tel:+81-42-512-0664