The observatory is located at an altitude of 1,150 m on Mt. Chokai, at 2,236 m the second highest mountain in the Tohoku region. It commands sweeping views of the Sea of Japan, Oga Peninsula, and V-shaped Naso Gorge.
|Address||Kisakata-machi Kodaki, Nikaho City, Akita|
|phone number||0184-38-4305 (Nikaho City Tourism Division)|
|Map code||352 749 281*04|