• In S15B, Suprime-Cam observing runs will be assigned in September and December.

  • Suprime-Cam might be decommissioned and unavailable from S16A.

  • If you wish to bring your own filters, please read the User filter acceptance policy on the Suprime-Cam web pages carefully and submit the required documents (the certificate of actual size measurement and inspection data of optical characteristics) to Tsuyoshi Terai by April 17, 2015.


The Subaru Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) is a mosaic of ten 2048 x 4096 CCDs, located at the prime focus of Subaru Telescope, which covers a 34' x 27' field of view with a pixel scale of 0.20''.

When referring to Suprime-Cam in a paper, please use the following citation.



Data Analysis

An example of data reduction packages for Suprime-Cam named 'SDFRED1' (for MIT CCD data) and 'SDFRED2' (for Hamamatsu FDCCD data) are introduced in the webpages below.

Further information

Questions regarding Suprime-Cam should be directed to Tsuyoshi Terai ( Please note that all numbers on these pages are subject to change as the performance of Suprime-Cam is better determined.

20 January 2015

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