Japan

Approved Names

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Details National Campaign

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Contacts​

IAU National Outreach Coordinator (NOC)

Hitoshi Yamaoka

Contact e-mail: hitoshi.yamaoka@nao.ac.jp

Name ExoWorlds National Committee

Hitoshi Yamaoka (committee coordinator, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)

Sadaharu Oh (former professional baseball player, asteroid named (61189) Ohsadaharu)
Yoko Ogawa (Novelist, "The Housekeeper and the Professor)
KAGAYA (astro photographer, amateur astronomer)
Hideo Shinohara (Saitama Soka East High School Teacher)
Mariko Takahashi (science journalist, Asahi Shimbun)
Keiko Takemiya (Manga artist, “Toward the Terra”)
Takeshi Yasuda (Himeji Science Museum Planetarium)
Naoko Yamazaki (former JAXA astronaut)
Makoto Yoshikawa (astronomer, “Hayabusa 2”)
Jun'ichi Watanabe (astronomer, Vice President of IAU)

Website: https://prc.nao.ac.jp/iau/exoworlds2019/

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