NLC observation log

Summary of ground-based NLC observation by Japanese MTI research group.
Last updated on Nov. 1st. 2021

Yr Number of NLC detection (days) in Japan Sites in operation Event detail References
2011 0 TBC    
2012 0 TBC    
2013 0 TBC    
2014 0 NYR, MOS, MON, RIK, SAR, WAK   [1]
2015 1 NYR, MOS, MON, RIK, SAR, WAK 1. Jun 21st (NYR, MON, RIK, SAR, WAK and Otaru)  
2016 0 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR    
2017 0 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR    
2018 0 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR    
2019 0 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR    
2020 4 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR 1. Jun 12th (RIK, NYR)
2. Jun 13rd (NYR, SAR, MON)
3. Jun 14th (RIK, MON)
4. Jul 18th (MON and Shumarinaiko lake)
[2]
2021 1 NYR, MON, RIK, SAR 1. Jun 22nd (RIK and MON)  

 

References
[1] H. Suzuki, K. Sakanoi, N. Nishitani, T. Ogawa, M. K. Ejiri, M. Kubota, T. Kinoshita, Y. Murayama, and Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) First imaging and identification of a noctilucent cloud from multiple sites in Hokkaido (43.2ºN-44.4ºN), Japan, Earth, Planets and Space, vol. 68: 182

[2] Yuriko Nakamura, BengauPeh, Hidehiko Suzuki, Satoshi Ishii, Kazuyo Sakanoi, Kaori Sakaguchi, Nozomu Nishitani, Katsushi Iwamoto, Taku Takada, Takuo Tsuda, Yuta Hozumi, Yasuhiro Murayama, Tadahiko Ogawa, Yasushi Fujiyoshi (2021) Results of NLC observations during 2020 to 2021 in Hokkaido and progress on development of the imager for NLC, The 150 th SGEPSS General Assembly, R005-47 (Oral Presentation)

 

Image data availability

NLC image data are available upon request for scientific purpose. Please contact to Dr. Hidehiko Suzuki (suzuhide'at'meiji.ac.jp).