NAKAMURA Tsuko

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Name
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Affiliation
Teikyo Heisei University
Section
Faculty of Modern Life, Department of Information Science

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2018
Statisitical estimation of observation dates for the Kitora star map and relating Chinese star catalogs, Award of Best Article, Journal of History of Science, Japan
 
Mar 2013
The earliest telescope preserved in Japan, Award of Best Article, Journal of History of Science, Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Astronomer Prof. Issei Yamamoto and Nihon Rigakushi-kai (the Japan Society for the History of Sciences)
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The Studies of Asia and Africa   (209) 79-103   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Japanese lunar drawings, maps and photographs before the 1870s
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Selene's Two Faces (Brill, Leiden),Chap.3   95-113   Aug 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Suspicious stellar observations by Ptolemy and Harumi Shibukawa~Statistical dating estimation of old star maps and catalogs~
NAKAMURA Tsuko
RIMS Kokyuroku, Bessatsu B69, The Study of the history of mathematics 2016 (Kyoto University)   B69 129-139   Apr 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Japanese studies of asteroids following the discovery of the Hirayama families.
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia (Springer Nature), Chap.4,   85-110   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Introduction
<NAKAMURA Tsuko>, ORCHISTON Wayne
The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia (Springer Nature), Chap.1,   1-22   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
An astronomical attempt for deciphering numerical data shown in ancient Chinese astrological books
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The studies of Asia and Africa   (205) 1-24   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
The development of astronomy and emergence of astrophysics in Japan
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia (Springer Nature), Chap.2,   25-55   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
The 28-Xiu constellations in East Asian calendars and analysis of their observation dates
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The History of World Calendars and Calendar-making, Yonsei Univ. Press (Korea)   165-175   Sep 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Astronomical and land-survey studies bu Hidetake Egawa, a local magistrate of the Tokugawa Shogunate
NAKAMURA Tsuko
(201) 1-25   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
A French astronomer of multiple misfortune, Emile Lepissier (1826-1874)
<NAKAMURA Tsuko>, Suzanne Debarbat
Tenmon Geppou (The Astronomical Herald)   109(11) 799-810   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
The Shogunal astronomer Shibukawa family and their historical documents
<Tsuko NAKAMURA>, and Setsuko ITO
Journal of History of Science, JAPAN   54(276) 372-385   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
A statistical dating of old star maps and catalogues of East Asia
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The Studies of Asia and Africa   (197) 1-30   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Statistical estimation of observation dates for the Kitora star map and relating Chinese star catalogs
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Journal of History of Science, JAPAN   54(275) 192-214   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Japanese telescopes before the first half of the 18th century
NAKAMURA Tsuko
54(274) 53-58   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Ino Tadataka's land-survry expedition in 1806 at the Setonaikai district and its astronomical instruments
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Journal of History of Science, JAPAN   54(273) 3-15   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Establishment of the translation branch of Dutch books in the Shogunal Astronomical Office and subsequent activities of Shogunal astronomers
NAKAMURA Tsuko
19and20 1-32   Feb 2015   [Refereed]
Towards a solution of the enigma of an advanced Dutch astronomical instrument imported into Japan 1792
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Toyo-Kenkyu -- The Studies of Asia and Africa   (193) 1-26   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Astronomical Observatories of Harumi Shibukawa
NAKAMURA Tsuko
The Astronomical Herard   107(12) 760-769   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Japanese studies of asteroids after the discovery of Hirayama families
NAKAMURA, Tsuko
Asian Journal of Physics   23(1and2) 189-208   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Seventy years of research on Japanese astronomy in the Edo era
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Journal of History of Science, Japan (Kagakushi Kenkyu)   50(260) 202-206   Dec 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
A lunar map made in 1813 by a Japanese feudal warlord
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Mapping the Oriental Sky:Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Oriental Astronomy (ICOA-7)   82-87   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Hirayama Kiyotsugu: Discoverer of asteroid families
Yoshida, Seiko, <Nakamura, Tsuko>
Highlighting the History of Astronomy in the Asia-Pacific Region, eds by W. Orchiston, T. Nakamura & R. Strom, Springer   171-198   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Ten years of observational statistics of sub-km-sized asteroids with Subaru telescope
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Tenmon Geppou (The Astronomical Herald)   104(5) 238-250   May 2011   [Refereed]
The earliest telescope preserved in Japan
Tsuko NAKAMURA
Journal of History of Science, JAPAN   48(250) 98-108   2009   [Refereed]
The earliest telescope preserved in Japan
Nakamura, Tsuko
Journ. Astron. History and Heritage   11(3) 203-212   2008   [Refereed]
A comparative study of size distributions for small L4 and L5 Jovian Trojans
Yoshida, Fumi, <Nakamura, Tsuko>
Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan   60 297-301   2008   [Refereed]
A new surface density model of Jovian Trojans around triangular libration points
<Nakamura, Tsuko>, Yoshida, Fumi
Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan   60 293-296   2008   [Refereed]
Yoshida, Fumi, <Nakamura, Tsuko>
Planetary and Space Science   55 1113-1125   2007   [Refereed]
Development of AMICA multi-band camera for Hayabusa asteroid mission.
NAKAMURA Tsuko
(151) 5-7   Feb 2006   [Refereed]
Statistical method for deriving spatial and size distributions of sub-km main belt asteroids from their sky motions
<Nakamura, T.>, and Yoshida, F.
Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan   54(6) 1079-1089   2003   [Refereed]
Acceptance and adaptation of octants and sextants in Japan in the 18th and 19th centuries
NAKAMURA Tsuko
5(1) 8-21   2002   [Refereed]
First Subaru observations of sub-km main-belt asteroids,
Yoshida, F., <Nakamura, T.>, Fuse, T., Komiyama, Y., Yagi, M., Miyazaki, S., Okamura, S., Ouchi, M., and Miyazaki, M.
Publ. Astron. Soc. Japan   53 L13-L16   2001   [Refereed]
A new photographic method of mapping lunar eclipse shadow.
<Nakamura,T.>, Hirayama,T., and Noguchi,M.
Earth, Moon, and Planets   35 55-71   1986

Misc

 
How far in time can the history of astronomy be traced back?
NAKAMURA Tsuko
University of Tokyo Press   (557) 1-5   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Episodes on time-telling bells in the Edo era
NAKAMURA Tsuko
Nihonbashi   37(11) 32-34   Nov 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Deciphering the Ancient Starry Sky from the Kitora Star Map --- A History of Star Maps and Catalogues in Asia
NAKAMURA Tsuko
University of Tokyo Press   Dec 2018   
The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia
<Tsuko Nakamura>, Wayne Orchiston (eds.) (Part:Editor)
Springer Nature   Nov 2017   ISBN:978-3-319-62082-4
Five Thousand Years of Cosmic Visions: How Human Beings Have Viewed the Universe
<NAKAMURA Tsuko>, OKAMURA Sadanori (Part:Joint Work)
Dec 2011   
Mapping the Oriental Sky: Proceedings of the ICOA-7 Conference
<Tsuko NAKAMURA>, Wayen Orchiston, Mitsuru Soma & Richard Strom (Part:Editor)
Dec 2011   
Highlighting the History of Astronomy in the Asia-Pacific Region: Proceedings of the ICOA-6 Conference
Wayne Orchiston, <Tsuko NAKAMURA>, Richard G. Strom (Part:Editor)
Springer   Oct 2011