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Waseda University Academic Solutions Co., Ltd. “Looking up at the Perseid Meteor Shower with Professor Hideh iko Agata of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan” Waseda University Academic Solutions’ “Adult Premium Seminar Camp” 2nd edition

Waseda University Academic Solutions Co., Ltd.
“Looking up at the Perseid Meteor Shower with Professor Hidehiko Agata of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan” Waseda University Academic Solutions’ “Premium Seminar Camp for Adults” Part 2 – This time it’s a special summer vacation edition, and families can participate as well.
Waseda University Academic Solutions Co., Ltd. (WAS) will be holding a “Premium Seminar Camp for Adults” that proposes a special trip that combines learning and experience for intellectually curious customers who want to enjoy life as much as possible.
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The second installment is the “Perseid meteor shower” that we look at with leading researchers.
Families are welcome to participate in this project, which will be held as a special summer vacation edition.
Recommended for making summer memories with your family, or as an independent research topic for your child’s summer vacation. We toured the National Astronomical Observatory’s Nobeyama Space Radio Observatory, which is called the “sacred place” of Japanese radio astronomy, and the JAXA Usuda Space Observatory, which has Japan’s largest parabolic antenna. Observe the meteor shower.
Learn authentic knowledge and watch meteor showers sparkle in the night sky in a special place.
Enjoy a special exploration that combines travel with seminars and appreciation based on academic knowledge.
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●Tour schedule
August 11th (Sunday) – August 13th (Tuesday), 2024
This is the date that corresponds to the maximum period of the Perseid meteor shower.
●Lecturers guiding you through the starry sky
Mr. Hidehiko Agata Associate Professor at National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Associate Professor at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Representative of Space Tourism Promotion Council, Shinano Omachi Tourism Ambassador
Atsushi Nishimura Specially Appointed Associate Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Mr. Kenzo Mikasa, Director of Tourism Promotion Office, Minamimaki Village Promotion Corporation
Kazuhiro Takefuji, Acting Director, Usuda Space Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
●We have provided accommodation at Gateau Kingdom Koumi.
-Participation fee for one adult-
143,000 yen (tax included)
*There is no set price for children. Please refrain from allowing preschool children to participate.
*Minimum number of participants is 25 people.
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Before departure
Take a 30-minute on-demand lecture on astronomy.
We will contact you with information regarding lecture attendance after you apply.
Day 1: Sunday, August 11th
12:00-Meet at Kobuchizawa Station → Seisenryo (lunch/walk) → Gateau Kingdom Koumi → 15:40-18:00-National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Nobeyama Space Radio Observatory (guided tour, explanation of the entire facility) → 18:40-Hotel After dinner, watch the meteor shower at Rest House Furusato
Day 2: August 12th (Monday)
11:00-Starry sky related lecture at the hotel → 13:10- Sakudaira Plaza 21 (lunch) → 14:40-16:10 → JAXA Usuda Space Observatory (exhibition building explanation/observer interview) → 17:30 – Hotel/Dinner → 20:00- Rest House Furusato (Meteor shower observation)
Day 3: Tuesday, August 13th
9:45-Depart from hotel → Roadside station Kobuchizawa (shopping/lunch) → 11:40-Disband at Kobuchizawa station
■Meal conditions: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
■Tour conductor/will accompany you from gathering to dissolution. ■Access/Meet in front of Kobuchizawa Station, then disband.
For customers arriving by public transportation: Approximately 2 hours from Shinjuku Station by JR East Chuo Line Limited Express
*Bus company used: We will use a company that is officially affiliated with the Yamanashi Prefecture Bus Association.
*Please be careful about what you wear on the day. The temperature may drop at night, so please wear clothing that allows you to adjust your temperature when participating in the stargazing experience.
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Waseda University Academic Solutions Co., Ltd.
Please visit our website ⇒ https://www.w-as.jp/nb/trip/
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