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NIATW 2018 concludes in success for the third time.

24 – 30 April 2018

Chiang Mai, Thailand

The 3rd NARIT International Astronomical Training Workshop commenced successfully with its 2018 sequel at NARIT’s very own operating headquarters.

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NARIT develops instruments for TNRT with MPIfR

17 April, 2018

Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR)

Bonn, Germany

The development of instruments fitted to Thai National Radio Telescope is seen as a major milestone of Radio Astronomy in Thailand as NARIT and MPIfR join hands.  

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HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously presides over the opening ceremony of the Regional Observatory for the Public, Chachoengsao.

The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization), Ministry of Science and Technology hosts the opening ceremony of the Regional Observatory for the Public, Chachoengsao on 2nd February 2018. With the boundless benevolence of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who graciously presides over the event in Wang Yen, Plaeng Yao District, Chachoengsao Province.

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Do you want to be an Astronomer? NARIT ASEAN Astronomy Camp 2018 has the answer for you!

25 – 28 January 2018

Chiang Mai, Thailand

The much-anticipated annual program under ‘SEA-ROAD’ – Southeast Asian Regional Office of Astronomy for Development, a regional node in which NARIT takes charge acting, has once again commenced as ‘NARIT ASEAN Astronomy Camp 2018’ welcomed 40 ASEAN-wide high school participants, 8 from Thailand, 2 from Lao PDR, 2 from Myanmar, 4 from Vietnam, 8 from Cambodia, 4 from Indonesia, 4 from Malaysia and 8 from the Philippines and their 10 accompanying affiliated lecturers to the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand where NARIT Headquarters is situated. The Camp was held for the fourth time for four consecutive days during 25 – 28 January 2018, 3 of which they spent atop Doi Inthanon National Park.

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Chiang Mai’s winter welcomes world-renowned radio astronomers to bolster home soil’s emerging Radio Astronomy

NARIT-SOKENDAI Winter School 2018

15-19 January 2018

Kantary Hills Hotel Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, Thailand

The first winter school of 2018 under the International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO (ITCA) kicked off with a great start on Jan 15, 2018. This year NARIT and SOKENDAI co-host the school under the theme “Astrophysical Masers and Molecular Lines in Astronomy” with the help of prominent figures in Radio Astronomy from leading institutes across the globe.

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