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Posted On: Friday, May 3, 2024 - 14:52

Dear Members,

Registration is now open for the Ninth edition of the Indo-French Astronomical School (IFAS9), hosted in Lyon on October 4-11, 2024.

Please visit https://ifas9.sciencesconf.org/ for more information.

IFAS9 is the ninth edition of a series of schools co-organized by the University of Lyon (CRAL,…

Posted On: Friday, April 26, 2024 - 11:24

Please find attached the SkyNews for May 2024.

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, April 26, 2024 - 11:22

The Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) announces the 12th IIST Astronomy & Astrophysics School (IAAS2024), which will be held from July 1–10, 2024, at IIST. The school is open for students who are pursuing their M.Sc. (who are completing their first year), Integrated M.Sc. (completing their 4th year), and B. Tech Engineering Physics (completing their 3rd year). …

Posted On: Friday, April 5, 2024 - 14:06

On 8th April 2024, a total solar eclipse will be visible across vast tracts of populated regions in the Americas. Occurring near the peak of sunspot cycle 25, one expects to see a relatively more complex and spectacular coronal structure this time. The CESSI, IISER Kolkata Solar Eclipse Dashboard has a prediction of the (approximate) coronal structure expected to be seen during the eclipse,…

Posted On: Friday, March 29, 2024 - 12:08

The first MALS data release (DR1v2) provided radio continuum images and a catalog of 495,325 (240,321) radio sources detected over an area of 2289 deg2 (1132 deg2) via 391 pointings at 1006 MHz (1381 MHz).  The data release is described in Deka et al. 2024.   

The updated data release (DR1v3)…

Posted On: Friday, March 22, 2024 - 09:59

Please find attached the SkyNews for April 2024.

This Newsletter has, in addition to regular features, two articles - one about the total solar eclipse and two about watching Comet Pons-Brooks.

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Mr. Arvind Paranjpye,  Director
Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai 

Posted On: Friday, March 22, 2024 - 09:53

Dear Colleague,

We invite you to join us for the Govind Swarup Memorial Lecture - 2024, an annual event which NCRA-TIFR started in 2021, in honour of Prof. Govind Swarup.

Prof. Swarup, who passed away in September 2020, was the major force behind establishing radio astronomy research in India. He founded the Radio Astronomy group at TIFR which later became the National Centre for…

Posted On: Friday, March 15, 2024 - 11:19

Sun, Space Weather and Solar-Stellar Connections — An international conference commemorating 125 years of KSO

Conference Dates: January  20 – 24, 2025

First Announcement

To commemorate 125 years of Kodaikanal Solar Observatory (KSO), the…

Posted On: Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:51

Dear colleagues

The highly anticipated second edition of BRICS Astronomy magazine is now available for all to explore and enjoy. Following the success of the inaugural edition, the latest release continues to showcase the collaborative efforts and groundbreaking research happening within the BRICS countries in the field of astronomy. Available for download in PDF format on…

Posted On: Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:44

Dear colleagues,

The Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE-TIFR) is pleased to announce the 21st edition of the National Initiative on Undergraduate Science (NIUS) programme in Physics and Astronomy. NIUS is an extended nurture programme for undergraduate students. This year's programmes in Physics (18 to 29 June 2024) and Astronomy (2 to 12 July 2024) will be held at HBCSE,…

Posted On: Friday, March 15, 2024 - 10:37

Dear colleagues,

TIFR (Main) and HBCSE-TIFR are organising the fifth edition of Vigyan Vidushi (Physics), an advanced programme in Physics for women students in first year M.Sc. / fourth year  Int. M.Sc. This will be held  from 27 May to 15 June 2024 at the HBCSE campus in Mumbai. The application deadline is 26 March 2024 (…

Posted On: Friday, March 8, 2024 - 09:29

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce the Refresher Course on Astronomy and Astrophysics to be held at site in IUCAA from the 13th of May to the 14th of June 2024. The course is open to faculty members of all higher educational institutions in the country.

Those interested are requested to apply via the online form

Posted On: Friday, March 8, 2024 - 09:23

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce the next online NEP Orientation and Sensitization Programme by the Malaviya Mission Teacher Training Centre at IUCAA, from the 14th to the 29th of March 2024. It will cover all the eight themes listed by the UGC. The posters announcing the programme are attached in both jpg and pdf formats. A pdf file of the schedule is…

Posted On: Friday, February 23, 2024 - 13:32

Please find attached the SkyNews for March 2024.

Mr. Arvind Paranjpye
Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai

Posted On: Friday, February 2, 2024 - 14:33

The research group of Professor Gaurav Goswami (cc'ed) is looking for a Project Associate, to work on “Probing the existence of light Bosons with recent cosmological observations”. Details are in the link below.

https://ahduni.edu.in/careers/academic-support/#careers39

Posted On: Friday, February 2, 2024 - 14:26

1 JRF position is available in Chandrayaan-II project. Nature of work is mainly satellite data/image (hyperspectral image) processing and calibration, and then analysis of the surface composition/mineralogy and also trying to model the physico-chemical and geologic conditions.

QUALIFICATION: MSc Geology/Geophysics/Physics/Chemistry with NET/GATE/JEST

DESIRABLE: Python programming…

Posted On: Friday, February 2, 2024 - 14:24

The 4m International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) project results from a collaboration between Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciencES (ARIES), India, the Institute of Astrophysics and Geophysics (University of Liège, Belgium), the Universities of British Columbia, Laval, Montreal, Toronto, Victoria and York University. It is a zenith sky survey telescope run and managed by…

Posted On: Friday, January 26, 2024 - 13:49

Astronomers on Residence Program

This form is intended to collect information (and build a resource sheet) of astronomers who are willing to volunteer for the Astronomers in Residence Programme by the Public Outreach and Education Committee of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI-POEC). Astronomers in Residence Programme intends to bring an astronomer in touch with the schools/…

Posted On: Friday, January 26, 2024 - 13:46

Please find attached the SkyNews for February 2024.

Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, January 19, 2024 - 14:33

The preparations for the First Biennial Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space Science: "Exploring the Universe: From Near to Far" are in full swing. The abstract submission deadline has now been extended to January 25, 2024, and the registration deadline to January 28. Kindly submit your abstract and complete the registration process at your…

Posted On: Friday, December 29, 2023 - 12:32

SkyNews for Jan 2024. Please find more information from the attached file.

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, December 22, 2023 - 14:31

We are going to arrange a Museum Symposium at the Indian Centre for Space Physics, (ICSP) Kolkata on 27 December 2023. In this event, descendants of some Great Indian astrophysicists will join and reminisce about the Giants. Here I attach the Poster for the same. This is complemented by a visit to the Astronomy and Space Science Museum at ICSP, Kolkata.

All are invited to join this…

Posted On: Friday, December 22, 2023 - 12:07

We are pleased to share the second circular for our First Biennial Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space Science, "Exploring the Universe: from Near to Far," hosted by the Indian Centre for Space Physics (ICSP). The conference, part of our Silver Jubilee celebration, will occur from February 16 to 21, 2024, at the JNC Auditorium, ICSP, Kolkata.

Location: 466 Barakhola, Netai…

Posted On: Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:52

The purpose of this survey is to build and maintain a “living” list of amateur astronomy clubs and astronomy themed outreach organizations in India and assess accessibility to relevant resources such as telescopes and other outreach equipments. Outreach Sections or Astronomy Clubs of Universities, Institutes, or private astronomy outreach organizations are invited to complete this survey. The…

Posted On: Friday, December 15, 2023 - 12:49

Memoir of Prof. Govind Swarup written by Prof. Ajit Kembhavi and Prof. Jayaram Chenglur for the Royal Society. Please find more information from the attached file.

Posted On: Friday, December 1, 2023 - 12:20

Please find attached the SkyNews December 2023.

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Mr. Arvind Paranjpye
 

Posted On: Friday, November 24, 2023 - 09:50

Dear ASI members,

The 5th Shaw-IAU Workshop on Astronomy for Education organized by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Education is just around the corner, and we would be delighted to have you join us for this event.

This year’s Shaw-IAU Workshop on Astronomy for Education focuses on two themes. The first theme is the special topic, which is practical astronomy education outside…

Posted On: Friday, November 24, 2023 - 09:41

The 'International Conference on Planets, Exoplanets and Habitability' will take place on the 5th to 9th February 2024 at the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India. This interdisciplinary,  international meeting is taking place relatively soon and you will be  very welcome to join to share and engage with exciting new research  findings across the meeting's themes.

The abstract…

Posted On: Friday, November 17, 2023 - 09:34

We are pleased to share the first circular for our 1st biennial astronomy conference, "Exploring the Universe from Near to Far," scheduled for February 16-21, 2024 at ICSP, Kolkata.

This conference is a significant part of our Silver Jubilee celebration. ICSP holds a prominent position in India as a leading institution for space and astronomy research. ICSP has launched…

Posted On: Friday, November 17, 2023 - 09:17

SRMIST, Delhi NCR campus feels happy to organize a 3 Days workshop on "Physics & its Diversion in today's Technology" in hybrid mode from 30th Nov - 2nd Dec 2023. The last date for registration is 25th Nov 2023.

The objective of the workshop is to bridge the gap between cutting-edge physics research and its practical applications in…