Kiso Observatory

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Kiso Observatory
Organization University of Tokyo
Code 381  
Location Mt. Ontake, Nagano Prefecture
Coordinates 35°47′39″N 137°37′42″E / 35.79417°N 137.62833°E / 35.79417; 137.62833Coordinates: 35°47′39″N 137°37′42″E / 35.79417°N 137.62833°E / 35.79417; 137.62833
Altitude 1,130 m (3,710 ft)
Established 1974
Website http://www.ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/kisohp/top_e.html
Telescopes
Unnamed 105cm Schmidt telescope
K.3T 30cm robotic telescope

Kiso Observatory (Japanese: 木曽観測所: Kiso Kansokujo) is an astronomical observatory located at Mt. Ontake in Japan. The observatory was founded in 1974 and is maintained by the Institute of Astronomy, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo (Japanese: 東京大学天文学教育研究センター). It is home to the 105cm Schmidt Telescope.

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