Naoko Matsumoto

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Name
Naoko Matsumoto
Affiliation
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Section
Mizusawa VLBI Observatory
Job title
Post-doctoral research fellow, NAOJ
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy(The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Other affiliation
Yamaguchi University The Research Institute for Time Studies

Profile

Doctor of Philosophy, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, March 2011
"Astrometry of 6.7 GHz Methanol Maser Sources and the Bar Structure of the Milky Way Galaxy"
Supervisor: Mareki Honma

Mastar of Science, Kagoshima University, March 2008
Supervisor: Toshihiro Omodaka

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Published Papers

 
Akihiro Doi, Tomoaki Oyama, Yusuke Kono, Aya Yamauchi, Syunsaku Suzuki, Naoko Matsumoto, Fumie Tazaki
   Mar 2016
We conducted a high-sensitivity radio detection survey for forty narrow-line
Seyfert 1 (NLS1) galaxies using very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) at 22
GHz through phase-referencing long-time integration and using a newly
developing recorder w...
Kotaro Niinuma, Sang-Sung Lee, Motoki Kino, Bong Won Sohn, Kazunori Akiyama, Guang-Yao Zhao, Satoko Sawada-Satoh, Sascha Trippe, Kazuhiro Hada, Taehyun Jung, Yoshiaki Hagiwara, Richard Dodson, Shoko Koyama, Mareki Honma, Hiroshi Nagai, Aeree Chung, Akihiro Doi, Kenta Fujisawa, Myoung-Hee Han, Joeng-Sook Kim, Jeewon Lee, Jeong Ae Lee, Atsushi Miyazaki, Tomoaki Oyama, Kazuo Sorai, Kiyoaki Wajima, Jaehan Bae, Do-Young Byun, Se-Hyung Cho, Yoon Kyung Choi, Hyunsoo Chung, Moon-Hee Chung, Seog-Tae Han, Tomoya Hirota, Jung-Wook Hwang, Do-Heung Je, Takaaki Jike, Dong-Kyu Jung, Jin-Seung Jung, Ji-Hyun Kang, Jiman Kang, Yong-Woo Kang, Yukitoshi Kan-ya, Masahiro Kanaguchi, Noriyuki Kawaguchi, Bong Gyu Kim, Hyo Ryoung Kim, Hyun-Goo Kim, Jaeheon Kim, Jongsoo Kim, Kee-Tae Kim, Mikyoung Kim, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Yusuke Kono, Tomoharu Kurayama, Changhoon Lee, Jung-Won Lee, Sang Hyun Lee, Young Chol Minh, Naoko Matsumoto, Akiharu Nakagawa, Chung Sik Oh, Se-Jin Oh, Sun-Youp Park, Duk-Gyoo Roh, Tetsuo Sasao, Katsunori M. Shibata, Min-Gyu Song, Yoshiaki Tamura, Seog-Oh Wi, Jae-Hwan Yeom, Young Joo Yun
   Jun 2014
The Korean very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI) network (KVN) and VLBI
Exploration of Radio Astrometry (VERA) Array (KaVA) is the first international
VLBI array dedicated to high-frequency (23 and 43 GHz bands) observations in
East Asia. Here,...
Naoko Matsumoto, Tomoya Hirota, Koichiro Sugiyama, Kee-Tae Kim, Mikyoung Kim, Do-Young Byun, Taehyun Jung, James O. Chibueze, Mareki Honma, Osamu Kameya, Jongsoo Kim, A-Ran Lyo, Kazuhito Motogi, Chungsik Oh, Nagisa Shino, Kazuyoshi Sunada, Jaehan Bae, Hyunsoo Chung, Moon-Hee Chung, Se-Hyung Cho, Myoung-Hee Han, Seog-Tae Han, Jung-Wook Hwang, Do-Heung Je, Takaaki Jike, Dong-Kyu Jung, Jin-seung Jung, Ji-hyun Kang, Jiman Kang, Yong-Woo Kang, Yukitoshi Kan-ya, Noriyuki Kawaguchi, Bong Gyu Kim, Jaeheon Kim, Hyo Ryoung Kim, Hyun-Goo Kim, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Yusuke Kono, Tomoharu Kurayama, Changhoon Lee, Jeong Ae Lee, Jeewon Lee, Jung-Won Lee, Sang Hyun Lee, Sang-Sung Lee, Young Chol Minh, Atsushi Miyazaki, Se-Jin Oh, Tomoaki Oyama, Sun-youp Park, Duk-Gyoo Roh, Tetsuo Sasao, Satoko Sawada-Satoh, Katsunori M. Shibata, Bong Won Sohn, Min-Gyu Song, Yoshiaki Tamura, Kiyoaki Wajima, Seog-Oh Wi, Jae-Hwan Yeom, Young Joo Yun
Matsumoto, N., Hirota, T., & Sugiyama, K. et al. 2014, ApJL, 789, L1      Jun 2014
We have carried out the first very long baseline interferometry (VLBI)
imaging of 44 GHz class I methanol maser (7_{0}-6_{1}A^{+}) associated with a
millimeter core MM2 in a massive star-forming region IRAS 18151-1208 with KaVA
(KVN and VERA Array...
Cheulhong Min, Naoko Matsumoto, Mi Kyoung Kim, Tomoya Hirota, Katsunori M. Shibata, Se-Hyung Cho, Makoto Shizugami, Mareki Honma
   Jan 2014
Multi-epoch phase-referencing VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry)
observations with VERA (VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry) were performed
for the symbiotic star R Aquarii (R Aqr) from September 2005 to Oct 2006.
Tracing one of the Tex,...
Kenta Fujisawa, Koichiro Sugiyama, Kazuhito Motogi, Kazuya Hachisuka, Yoshinori Yonekura, Satoko Sawada-Satoh, Naoko Matsumoto, Kazuo Sorai, Munetake Momose, Yu Saito, Hiroshi Takaba, Hideo Ogawa, Kimihiro Kimura, Kotaro Niinuma, Daiki Hirano, Toshihiro Omodaka, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Noriyuki Kawaguchi, Katsunori M. Shibata, Mareki Honma, Tomoya Hirota, Yasuhiro Murata, Akihiro Doi, Nanako Mochizuki, Zhiqiang Shen, Xi Chen, Bo Xia, Bin Li, Kee-Tae Kim
   Nov 2013
Very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) monitoring of the 6.7 GHz methanol
maser allows us to measure the internal proper motions of the maser spots and
therefore study the gas motion around high-mass young stellar objects. To this
end, we have b...
Mareki Honma, Takumi Nagayama, Kazuma Ando, Takeshi Bushimata, Yoon Kyung Choi, Toshihiro Handa, Tomoya Hirota, Hiroshi Imai, Takaaki Jike, Mi Kyoung Kim, Osamu Kameya, Noriyuki Kawaguchi, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Tomoharu Kurayama, Seisuke Kuji, Naoko Matsumoto, Seiji Manabe, Takeshi Miyaji, Kazuhito Motogi, Akiharu Nakagawa, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Notaro Niinuma, Chung Sik Oh, Toshihiro Omodaka, Tomoaki Oyama, Nobuyuki Sakai, Katsuhisa Sato, Mayumi Sato, Katsunori Shibata, Satoshi Shiozaki, Kazuyoshi Sunada, Yoshiaki Tamura, Yuji Ueno, Aya Yamauchi
   Nov 2012
We present analyses to determine the fundamental parameters of the Galaxy
based on VLBI astrometry of 52 Galactic maser sources obtained with VERA, VLBA
and EVN. We model the Galaxy's structure with a set of parameters including the
Galaxy center ...
Hiroshi Imai, Miyako Oyadomari, Sze Ning Chong, Akiharu Nakagawa, Tomoharu Kurayama, Jun-ichi Nakashima, Naoko Matsumoto, Takumi Nagayama, Tomoaki Oyama, Shota Mizuno, Shuji Deguchi, Se-Hyung Cho
   Sep 2012
In this Letter, we report detections of SiO v=3 J=1--0 maser emission in very
long baseline interferometric (VLBI) observations towards 4 out of 12
long-period variable stars: WX Psc, R Leo, W Hya, and T Cep. The detections
towards WX Psc and T Ce...
Astrometry of 6.7GHz Methanol Maser toward W 3(OH) with Japanese VLBI Network
Matsumoto, Naoko; Honma, Mareki; Isono, Yasuko; Ujihara, Hideki; Kimura, Kimihiro; Matsumoto, Kouhei; Sawada-Satoh, Satoko; Doi, Akihiro; Fujisawa, Kenta; Ueno, Yuji;
PASJ   63(6) 1345-1356   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Hiroshi Nagai,Kenta Suzuki,Keiichi Asada,Motoki Kino,Seiji Kameno,Akihiro Doi,Makoto Inoue,Jun Kataoka,Uwe Bach,Tomoya Hirota,Naoko Matsumoto,Mareki Honma,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Kenta Fujisawa
   Jan 2010
Multi-epoch Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) study of the sub-pc
scale jet of 3C 84 is presented. We carried out 14-epoch VLBI observations
during 2006-2009 with the Japanese VLBI Network (JVN) and the VLBI Exploration
of Radio Astrometry ...
Naoko Matsumoto, Toshihiro Omodaka, Hiroshi Imai, Rie Shimizu, Takeshi Bushimata, Yoon Kyung Choi, Tomoya Hirota, Mareki Honma, Noritomo Inomata, Kenzaburo Iwadate, Takaaki Jike, Seiji Kameno, Osamu Kameya, Ryuichi Kamohara, Yukitoshi Kan-ya, Noriyuki Kawaguchi, Hideyuki Kobayashi, Seisuke Kuji, Tomoharu Kurayama, Toshihisa Maeda, Siji Manabe, Takeshi Miyaji, Akiharu Nakagawa, Takumi Nagayama, Koichiro Nakashima, Chung Sik Oh, Tomoaki Oyama, Satoshi Sakai, Seiichiro Sakakibara, Tetsuo Sasao, Katsuhisa Sato, Katsunori M. Shibata, Motonobu Shintani, Yoshiaki Sofue, Kasumi Sora, Hiroshi Suda, Yoshiaki Tamura, Miyuki Tsushima and Kazuyoshi Yamashita
PASJ   (60) 1039-1050   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Akiharu Nakagawa,Miyuki Tsushima,Kazuma Ando,Takeshi Bushimata,Yoon Kyung Choi,Tomoya Hirota,Mareki Honma,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-Ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Masachika Kijima,Mi Kyoung Kim,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Toshihisa Maeda,Seiji Manabe,Kenta Maruyama,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Takumi Nagayama,Kayoko Nakamura,Daisuke Nyu,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Nicolas Pradel,Satoshi Sakai,Tetsuo Sasao,Katsuhisa Sato,Mayumi Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Hiroshi Suda,Yoshiaki Tamura,Kousuke Ueda,Yuji Ueno,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
   Aug 2008
We present a distance measurement for the semiregular variable S Crateris (S
Crt) based on its annual parallax. With the unique dual beam system of the VLBI
Exploration for Radio Astrometry (VERA) telescopes, we measured the absolute
proper motion...
Yoon Kyung Choi,Tomoya Hirota,Mareki Honma,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Takeshi Bushimata,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Masachika Kijima,Mi Kyoung Kim,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Seiji Manabe,Kenta Maruyama,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Takumi Nagayama,Akiharu Nakagawa,Kayoko Nakamura,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Satoshi Sakai,Tetsuo Sasao,Katsuhisa Sato,Mayumi Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Yoshiaki Tamura,Miyuki Thushima,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
   Aug 2008
We report astrometric observations of H2O masers around the red supergiant VY
Canis Majoris (VY CMa) carried out with VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry
(VERA). Based on astrometric monitoring for 13 months, we successfully measured
a trigonomet...
Tomoya Hirota,Kazuma Ando,Takeshi Bushimata,Yoon Kyung Choi,Mareki Honma,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Masachika Kijima,Mi Kyoung Kim,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Seiji Manabe,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Atsushi Miyazaki,Takumi Nagayama,Akiharu Nakagawa,Daichi Namikawa,Daisuke Nyu,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Satoshi Sakai,Tetsuo Sasao,Katsuhisa Sato,Mayumi Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Yoshiaki Tamura,Kosuke Ueda,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
PASJ, 60, 961-974, 2008      Aug 2008
We present results of multi-epoch VLBI observations with VERA (VLBI
Exploration of Radio Astrometry) of the 22 GHz HTexO masers associated with
a young stellar object (YSO) IRAS 22198+6336 in a dark cloud L1204G. Based on
the phase-referencing ...
Mayumi Sato,Tomoya Hirota,Mareki Honma,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Tetsuo Sasao,Takeshi Bushimata,Yoon Kyung Choi,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Mi Kyoung Kim,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Seiji Manabe,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Takumi Nagayama,Akiharu Nakagawa,Kayoko Nakamura,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Satoshi Sakai,Katsuhisa Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Yoshiaki Tamura,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
   Jun 2008
We have used the Japanese VLBI array VERA to perform high-precision
astrometry of an H2O maser source in the Galactic star-forming region NGC 281
West, which has been considered to be part of a 300-pc superbubble. We
successfully detected a trigon...
Tomoya Hirota,Takeshi Bushimata,Yoon Kyung Choi,Mareki Honma,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Masachika Kijima,Mi Kyoung Kim,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Seiji Manabe,Kenta Maruyama,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Takumi Nagayama,Akiharu Nakagawa,Kayoko Nakamura,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Satoshi Sakai,Tetsuo Sasao,Katsuhisa Sato,Mayumi Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Motonobu Shintani,Yoshiaki Tamura,Miyuki Tsushima,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
PASJ, 59, 897-903, 2007      May 2007
We present the initial results of multi-epoch VLBI observations of the 22 GHz
H2O masers in the Orion KL region with VERA (VLBI Exploration of Radio
Astrometry). With the VERA dual-beam receiving system, we have carried out
phase-referencing VLBI ...
Mayumi Sato,Tomoya Hirota,Mareki Honma,Hideyuki Kobayashi,Tetsuo Sasao,Takeshi Bushimata,Yoon Kyung Choi,Hiroshi Imai,Kenzaburo Iwadate,Takaaki Jike,Seiji Kameno,Osamu Kameya,Ryuichi Kamohara,Yukitoshi Kan-ya,Noriyuki Kawaguchi,Masachika Kijima,Mi Kyoung Kim,Seisuke Kuji,Tomoharu Kurayama,Seiji Manabe,Kenta Maruyama,Makoto Matsui,Naoko Matsumoto,Takeshi Miyaji,Takumi Nagayama,Akiharu Nakagawa,Kayoko Nakamura,Chung Sik Oh,Toshihiro Omodaka,Tomoaki Oyama,Satoshi Sakai,Katsuhisa Sato,Katsunori M. Shibata,Motonobu Shintani,Yoshiaki Tamura,Miyuki Tsushima,Kazuyoshi Yamashita
   Apr 2007
We report on absolute proper-motion measurements of an H2O maser source in
the NGC 281 West molecular cloud, which is located ~320 pc above the Galactic
plane and is associated with an HI loop extending from the Galactic plane. We
have conducted m...

Books etc

 
THE ASTRONOMICAL HERALD (Dec. 2011)
Naoko Matsumoto (Part:Contributor, EUREKA "For a Kinematic Investigation of the Galactic Structure with Methanol")
The Astronomical Society of Japan   Nov 2011   
Electronic version of the article:
http://www.asj.or.jp/geppou/contents/2011_12.html

(THE ASTRONOMICAL HERALD - Dec. 2011)

Conference Activities & Talks

 
6.7 GHz methanol maser surveys with EAVN VIII
Naoko Matsumoto
ASJ meeting   Sep 2014   
VLBI imaging observation of a 44 GHz methanol maser with KVN+VERA
Naoko Matsumoto
ASJ meeting   Sep 2013   
Imaging observation of a 44 GHz methanol maser with KVN+VERA
Naoko Matsumoto
ASJ meeting   Sep 2012   
The bar effect in the galactic gas motions traced by 6.7 GHz methanol maser sources with VERA
Naoko Matsumoto, Mareki Honma and VERA project members
IAUS287: Cosmic Masers - from OH to H_0   Jan 2012   
Absolute proper motions of 6.7 GHz methanol maser sources observed with VERA II
Naoko Matsumoto
ASJ meeting   Sep 2011   

Association Memberships

 
 

Works

 
Astronomy & Planetarium   The Others   Jan 2006 - Jun 2006
As a member of "Astronomy & Planetarium" that is a group promoting astronomy, I draw illustrations for some picture cards of Karuta.