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Present and future of astronomy in Thailand

Investments in national astronomical facilities and human resources through the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand have led to the rapid growth of astronomy in Thailand. Ongoing activities in key research areas, education and outreach will lead to further sustainable development.

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Fig. 2: Light curve of the candidate transit of the Earth-like exoplanet Proxima Centauri b.

reproduced from ref. 3, AAS/IOP.


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Soonthornthum, B. Present and future of astronomy in Thailand. Nat Astron 2, 355–356 (2018).

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