National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
To be innovators striving to solve the mysteries of the Universe.
To develop and construct large-scale cutting-edge astronomical research facilities and promote their open access aiming to expand our intellectual horizons
To contribute to the development of astronomy as a world leading research institute by making the best use of a wide variety of large-scale facilities.
To bring benefits to society through astronomy public outreach.
To explore the unknown Universe and provide new insight into astronomy.
To make our research outcomes widely known to society and pass on our dreams to future generations.
To mentor next-generation researchers for their role on the world-stage.