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Programme
33rd Meeting of The Astronomical Society of India

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Monday, February 16, 2015

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Special workshops

5.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Registration and Welcome dinner

 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

8.00 am to 9:30 am

Breakfast , Registration and setting up of posters

9:30 am to 10:30 am

Inauguration and Presidential address: Ajit Kembhavi                                          (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Tea break

 

Plenary Session: Life of Stars [Chairperson: G C Anupama]                   (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

11.00 am to 11.30 am

Devendra Ojha

Star formation on local scales and modes of triggered star formation

11.30 am to 12.00 pm

Gajendra Pandey

Are extreme helium and R Coronae Borealis stars, merged products of two white dwarfs?

12.00 pm to 12.30 pm

Poonam Chandra

Supernovae: Shocked after the violent death of stars

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Lunch and Poster viewing

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Parallel sessions:

Sun & Solar system 1
(NCRA East Campus)
Stars & Galaxy 1
(NCRA Auditorium)
Extragalactic
Astronomy 1
             (NCRA E - LAB)

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Tea break and Poster viewing

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Parallel sessions:

Instrumentation 1(ASTROSAT)(Chandrasekhar Auditorium) GR & Cosmology 1
(NCRA Auditorium)

6.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Tea break

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Evening lecture: Jayant V Narlikar: Cosmology, Fred Hoyle and I                  (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

7.45 pm to 9.00 pm

Dinner

 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

8.00 am to 8:55 am

Breakfast

 

Plenary session: The Local Universe [Chairperson: K S Dwarakanath]                  (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

9.00 am to 9.30 am

Chanda Jog

Gravitational instabilities affected by external tidal field

9.30 am to 10.00 am

Jayaram Chengalur

Cold Gas and Star formation in Nearby dwarfs

10.00 am to 10.30 am

Subhashis Roy

Equipartition magnetic fields in nearby spiral galaxies

10:30 am to 11:30 am

Tea break and Poster viewing

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Parallel sessions:

Extragalactic Astronomy 2
(NCRA E - LAB)
Sun & Solar system 2
(NCRA Auditorium)
Instrumentation 2
(NCRA East Campus)

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Lunch and Poster viewing

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Parallel sessions:

GR & Cosmology 2
(NCRA Auditorium)
Stars & Galaxy 2
(NCRA E - LAB)

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tea break and Poster viewing

5.30 pm

Departure for Public talk

6.30 pm to 7.30 pm

Public talk
Anil Bhardwaj: Indian Planetary Missions

Fergusson College Amphitheatre (Buses depart from NCRA at 17:30)

7.45 pm to 9.00 pm

Dinner

 
Thursday, February 19, 2015
8.00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast

 

Plenary session: Future Initiatives [Chairperson: P. Sreekumar]                  (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

9.00 am to 9.30 am

Eswar Reddy

India's Participation in the TMT International Observatory - An update to ASI

9.30 am to 10.00 am

Philip Diamond

The Square Kilometre Array: a physics machine for the 21st Century

10.00 am to 10.30 am

Dipankar Banerjee

Indian Space mission to probe sun: Aditya 1

10.30 am-11.00 am

Bala Iyer

LIGO-India Beyond Detection to Gravitational Wave Astronomy

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Tea break and Poster viewing

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Parallel sessions:

Extragalactic astronomy 3
(NCRA E - LAB)
Instrumentation 3
(NCRA East Campus)

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Lunch and Poster viewing

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Parallel sessions:

Sun & Solar system 3
(NCRA Auditorium)
Stars & Galaxy 3
(NCRA E - LAB)

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tea break and Poster viewing

5.00 pm to 6.30 pm

General body meeting

6.30 pm to 7.30 pm

Gender issues in astronomy; Astronomy outreach

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm

Banquet dinner

 
Friday, February 20, 2015
8.00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast

Plenary session: High energy universe [Chairperson: R. Srianand]                  (Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

9.00 am to 9.30 am

Andrew King

How Do Supermassive Black Holes Accrete?

9.30 am to 10.00 am

K P Singh

X-raying the zoo of Active Galactic Nuclei

10.00 am to 10:30 am

Sudip Bhattacharyya

X-ray binary: a world of extremes

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Tea break

11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Thesis Presentation
(Venue: Chandrasekhar Auditorium)

1.30 pm to 2:30 pm

Lunch and end of conference


Poster Presentation