- Company Name
- Nishimura Co.,Ltd
- Mitsufumi Nishimura
- Office Location
- 10-3, Shirikiri-cho, Kamitoba, Minami-ku,
Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 601-8115 Japan
phone +81-75-691-9589 fax +81-75-672-1338
- 1963 (in operation since 1920's)
- Engineering, Production, Sales,and Maintenance of Telescopes, Solar Telescopes,
Observatory Domes, Sliding Roof, Instrumentation for observation.
- [National Agencies]
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan Coast Guard,Japan Meteological Agency
Hokkaido University, University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University, Kyoto Sangyo University, Hiroshima University, Kagoshima University
[Observatories and Science Museums]
Nayoro City Observatory, Sendai City Observatory, National Science Museum of Japan, Gunma Observatory, Nagoya City Science Museum, Akashi City Astronomical Science Museum, Beijing Planetarium, and other 100+ public facilities in Japan and Overseas.
Architecture design firm, Building constructors, Opticians, Trading companies
- Started the business with manufacturing and sale science laboratory instruments.
- The first Japanese telescope for Kyoto University.
- Manufactured and delivered the first domestically produced 15 cm refracting telescope.
- Manufactured a telescope for observing the Einstein effect and delivered it to Kyoto University.
- At Tokyo Astronomical Observatory (currently National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
Delivered a telescope for observing the Einstein effect.
- Developed the first domestically produced reflecting telephoto camera (Miyani type) and delivered it to the Mainichi Newspapers.
- At that time, a domestically produced maximum 41 cm reflecting telescope was manufactured and delivered to the Sendai City and Toyama City Observatory.
- At that time, a domestically produced maximum 60 cm reflecting telescope was manufactured and delivered to Tsukahara Gakuen in Nagano Prefecture.
- Factory completed at the current address. Started exporting telescopes.
Delivered a 40 cm reflecting telescope to the Beerer Observatory in the United States.
Highly evaluated overseas, delivered to Harvard, Oxford University, etc.
- Established a corporation and became Nishimura Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Shigejiro Nishimura was appointed as the representative director.
- Obtained a construction permit.
- Tottori Prefectural Shonen Nature House,
Delivered the first domestically produced computer-controlled 40 cm reflecting telescope.
- Koichi Nishimura was appointed as the representative director. Moved the head office to the current address.
- Delivered a vacuum solar telescope to the Nagoya City Science Museum.
Delivered a 60cm reflecting telescope and a 6.5m dome to Dynic Astronomical Museum.
- At the University of the Philippines Science and Mathematics Teacher Training Center
Delivered a 40cm reflecting telescope and a 5m dome.
- Delivered a 105cm reflecting telescope and a 9m dome to Misato Observatory in Wakayama Prefecture.
- Delivered a 113 cm reflecting telescope to the Science Center in Nakagawa Town, Tokushima Prefecture (currently Anan City).
- Delivered a vacuum-type 30 cm solar telescope to the Prefectural Gunma Observatory.
- Delivered a 1.4m reflection history ritual telescope to Nagoya University.
(Installed at South Africa Observatory / Sutherland Observatory)
- Delivered a 1.0m reflection history ritual telescope and a 7m dome to Kagoshima University.
- March Delivered the solar magnetic field activity telescope (SMART) to the Hida Observatory of Kyoto University.
November: Delivered a 12m dome to the Nishiharima New Observatory Building (currently Hyogo Prefectural University Nishiharima Observatory).
- Delivered a 1.8m reflection history ritual telescope and a 9m dome to the Institute for Solar and Global Environment, Nagoya University.
Installed at Mt John Observatory (New Zealand).
Delivered a vacuum 30 cm solar telescope to the Beijing Astronomical Museum in China.
- Delivered 1.05m reflection history ritual telescope and 8m dome to National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory.
Delivered a 1.5m reflection history ritual telescope and a 9m dome to the Higashi Hiroshima Observatory of Hiroshima University.
- Delivered 1.3m reflection history ritual telescope, 10m dome, and solar telescope to Sendai Astronomical Observatory.
Delivered a 1.0m reflection history ritual telescope and a 7m dome to the University of Tokyo.
(Installed on Mt. Chanantor (5640m above sea level) in Akatama, Chile)
- Delivered 1.3m reflection history ritual telescope and 10m dome to Kyoto Sangyo University.
Delivered a 10m dome and a sliding roof to the Nayoro Observatory.
- Delivered a new 30 cm history ritual vacuum solar telescope to the Nagoya City Science Museum.
- Delivered a 1.6m reflection history ritual telescope to Hokkaido University.
- Delivered three 1m reflection and longitude ritual telescopes (for satellite tracking) to the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.
Delivered the sliding roof of the remote system to the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology.