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The PASJ Excellent Paper Award

"The PASJ Excellent Paper Award"

is presented annually to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) published to the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan.

All articles published in PASJare eligible to be considered for 5 years after publication.


2015


Photopolarimetric Monitoring of Blazars in the Optical and Near-Infrared Bands with the Kanata Telescope. I. Correlations between Flux, Color, and Polarization 
Yuki Ikejiri, et al. 
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2011) 63 (3): 639-675. doi: 10.1093/pasj/63.3.327 
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Asteroid Catalog Using AKARI: AKARI/IRC Mid-Infrared Asteroid Survey 
Fumihiko Usui, et al. 
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2011) 63 (5): 1117-1138. doi: 10.1093/pasj/63.5.1117 
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2014

Fundamental Parameters of the Milky Way Galaxy Based on VLBI Astrometry
Mareki Honma, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2012) 64 (6): 136. doi: 10.1093/pasj/64.6.136
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Suzaku Observations of Abell 1795: Cluster Emission to r 200
Marshall W. Bautz, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2009) 61 (5): 1117-1133. doi: 10.1093/pasj/61.5.1117
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2013

First Evidence of a Retrograde Orbit of a Transiting Exoplanet HAT-P-7b
N. Narita, B. Sato, T. Hirano, and M. Tamura
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2009) 61 (5): L35-L40. doi: 10.1093/pasj/61.5.L35
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The MAXI Mission on the ISS: Science and Instruments for Monitoring All-Sky X-Ray Images
M. Matsuoka, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2009) 61 (5): 999-1010. doi: 10.1093/pasj/61.5.999
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2012

Global Radiation-Magnetohydrodynamic Simulations of Black-Hole Accretion Flow and Outflow: Unified Model of Three States
K. Ohsuga, S. Mineshige, M. Mori, and Y. Kato
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2009) 61 (3): L7-L11. doi: 10.1093/pasj/61.3.L7
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LoCuSS: Subaru Weak Lensing Study of 30 Galaxy Clusters
N. Okabe, M. Takada, K. Umetsu, T. Futamase, and G. P. Smith
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2010) 62 (3): 811-870. doi: 10.1093/pasj/62.3.811
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2011

Implications for Cosmic Reionization from the Optical Afterglow Spectrum of the Gamma-Ray Burst 050904 at z = 6.3
T. Totani, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2006) 58 (3): 485-498. doi: 10.1093/pasj/58.3.485
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Nobeyama CO Atlas of Nearby Spiral Galaxies: Distribution of Molecular Gas in Barred and Nonbarred Spiral Galaxies
N. Kuno, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2007) 59 (1): 117-166. doi: 10.1093/pasj/59.1.117
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2010

Monte Carlo Simulator and Ancillary Response Generator of Suzaku XRT/XIS System for Spatially Extended Source Analysis
Y. Ishisaki, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2007) 59 (sp1): S113-S132. doi: 10.1093/pasj/59.sp1.S113
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Lyα Emitters at z = 5.7 in the Subaru Deep Field
K. Shimasaku, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2006) 58 (2): 313-334. doi: 10.1093/pasj/58.2.313
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2009

Evidence for Solar-Wind Charge-Exchange X-Ray Emission from the Earth's Magnetosheath
R. Fujimoto, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2007) 59 (sp1): S133-S140. doi: 10.1093/pasj/59.sp1.S133
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2008

Pre-Processing of Galaxies before Entering a Cluster
Yutaka Fujita
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2004) 56 (1): 29-43. doi: 10.1093/pasj/56.1.29
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Atlas and Catalog of Dark Clouds Based on Digitized Sky Survey I
Kazuhito Dobashi, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2005) 57 (sp1): S1-S386. doi: 10.1093/pasj/57.sp1.S1
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2007

Lyman Break Galaxies at z ∼ 5: Luminosity Function
I. Iwata, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2003) 55 (2): 415-432. doi: 10.1093/pasj/55.2.415
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The Environment of Passive Spiral Galaxies in the SDSS
T. Goto, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2003) 55 (4): 757-770. doi: 10.1093/pasj/55.4.757
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2006

X-Ray Probing of the Central Regions of Clusters of Galaxies
K. Makishima, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2001) 53 (3): 401-420. doi: 10.1093/pasj/53.3.401
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Subaru Prime Focus Camera — Suprime-Cam
S. Miyazaki, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2002) 54 (6): 833-853. doi: 10.1093/pasj/54.6.833
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2005

Subaru Deep Survey I. Near-Infrared Observations
T. Maihara, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2001) 53 (1): 25-36. doi: 10.1093/pasj/53.1.25
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The VLBI Space Observatory Programme and the Radio-Astronomical Satellite HALCA
H. Hirabayashi, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2000) 52 (6): 955-965. doi: 10.1093/pasj/52.6.955
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2004

Slim Disk Model for Soft Excess and Variability of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies
S. Mineshige, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2000) 52 (3): 499-508. doi: 10.1093/pasj/52.3.499
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The Discovovery of Two Lyman α Emitters beyond Redshift 6 in the Subaru Deep Field
K. Kodaira, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2003) 55 (2): L17-L21. doi: 10.1093/pasj/55.2.L17
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2003

No award given.

2002

Metal Abundances in the Hot Interstellar Medium in Early-Type Galaxies Observed with ASCA
Kyoko Matsushita, Takaya Ohashi, and Kazuo Makishima
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (2000) 52 (4): 685-710. doi: 10.1093/pasj/52.4.685
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2001

First Results of a CO Survey of the Large Magellanic Cloud with NANTEN; Giant Molecular Clouds as Formation Sites of Populous Clusters
Yasuo Fukui, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1999) 51 (6): 745-749. doi: 10.1093/pasj/51.6.745
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2000

ASCA Measurements of Silicon and Iron Abundances in the Intracluster Medium
Yasushi Fukazawa, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1997) 49 (3): 279-306. doi: 10.1093/pasj/49.3.279
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1999

Discovery of Non-Thermal X-Rays from the Northwest Shell of the New SNR RX J1713.7-3946: The Second SN 1006?
Katsuji Koyama, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1997) 49 (3): L7-L11. doi: 10.1093/pasj/49.3.L7
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1998

The Gas Imaging Spectrometer on Board ASCA
Takaya Ohashi, et al.
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1996) 48 (2): 157-170. doi: 10.1093/pasj/48.2.157
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1997

Distribution and Dynamics of Molecular Gas in the Galaxy M51. III. Kinematics of Molecular Gas
Nario Kuno and Naomasa Nakai
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1997) 49 (3): 279-306. doi: 10.1093/pasj/49.3.279
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1996

Discovery of a Peculiar SU UMa-Type Dwarf Nova ER Ursae Majoris
Taichi Kato and Chatief Kunjaya
Publ Astron Soc Jpn (1995) 47: p.163-168
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