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Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:28

Dear Colleagues,

We shall celebrate the birth centenaries of two Eminent Calcuttans this year as a part of the Silver Jubilee year program of ICSP. A tentative schedule is attached.

One Day conference on the 9th December, 2023 to celebrate the birth centenaries of Prof. M.K. Dasgupta (Jennison
Dasgupta, Nature 1953) and Prof. Amal K. Raychoudhuri (Raychoudhuri Eqn.). The…

Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:28

Please find attached the Skynews for November 2023.

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:25

Dear Colleagues,

We are announcing the Kodaikanal Winter School on Solar Astrophysics to be held at the Kodaikanal Observatory of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics from 3-10 January 2024. The workshop is for Master's students (who either completed in 2023 or will complete in 2024) to introduce them to solar astrophysics, heliospheric physics, and capabilities of the Aditya-L1 mission…

Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 11:22

Dear Colleagues,

ARIES and NIT Delhi are jointly organizing a winter school on concepts in Solar physics from 19 – 23 December 2023. The venue of the school is located within the newly built beautiful campus of NIT Delhi. The aim is to teach some basic concepts of solar physics and introduce a few advanced topics, mainly to early-phase PhD students. Motivated final-year master’s…

Posted On: Friday, October 27, 2023 - 11:33

A conference on "Star Formation Studies in India" from January 8-11, 2024 at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata.

For more information, please visit:

Posted On: Friday, October 13, 2023 - 12:18

The Museum of Astronomy and Space Science,  located in the Integrated Campus building of the Indian Centre for Space Physics will be inaugurated by Indian Astronaut Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, Ashok Chakra (Retd) on 27th of October, 2023. There are over 1200 exhibits. We will have two days of packed events as attached. There will be talks by NASA Astronaut Dr. John Grunsfeld and Mr. Sharma…

Posted On: Friday, October 6, 2023 - 10:54

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce a pedagogic workshop on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology from 6th to 10th November 2023, to be organized by the Department of Physics under the aegis of IQAC, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, in collaboration with the Astronomy Centre for Educators, Inter- University Centre for Astronomy…

Posted On: Friday, October 6, 2023 - 10:50

A conference on GW-EM-Nu-2023: Role of India in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology will be held at TIFR, Mumbai from November 20-24th, 2023.
Please find more information from the link: https://indico.tifr.res.in/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9081

Best regards,

Posted On: Friday, September 29, 2023 - 12:26

Please find attached the SkyNews for October 2023, it contains
Sun, Planets and Transitions, List of Events in October 2023, March of the Moon, Eclipses this month, The annular eclipse of the Sun on 14 October 2023, This eclipse is noot visible from India, Partial lunar eclipse on 28 October 2023, This eclipse is visible from India, Lunar occultation on 23 October 2023, ε (Epsilon)…

Posted On: Friday, September 29, 2023 - 12:22

We are a forum called CARINAS, Cosmology and Astronomy Researchers of Indian Nationality And Sisters. Our mandate is to empower early-career women researchers in India and first-generation Indian women researchers outside the country through networking, mentorship, knowledge sharing, and collaboration when required. We aim to address gender inequity in a bottom-up approach and create a safe,…

Posted On: Friday, September 29, 2023 - 11:42

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce that we will organize the 16th Radio Astronomy Winter School (RAWS2023) in the offline mode from 12th to 22nd December 2023. As you are aware RAWS is a joint initiative of IUCAA and NCRA-TIFR, and will be hosted this year by these two institutions at Pune.

The participants will be introduced to radio astronomy…

Posted On: Friday, September 8, 2023 - 10:30

We are happy to announce that the School of Mathematics, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, is going to organize an "International Conference on Advancements in Mathematics (ICAM 2023)" from September 28th to 30th, 2023. 

We cordially invite you to participate and present research findings in the ICAM 2023.

please find more details from the following link and…

Posted On: Friday, September 8, 2023 - 10:24

A conference on Modern Engineering Trends in Astronomy (META-2023) is being jointly organized by Raman Research Institute, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Physical Research Laboratory. META provides a common platform for students,…

Posted On: Friday, September 8, 2023 - 10:21

INTEGRAL's final call for Guest Observing time, AO-21, is now open, deadline 29th September:


The ESA Director of Science (Prof. Carole Mundell) released the 21st Announcement of Opportunity (AO-21) for observing proposals with…

Posted On: Friday, September 8, 2023 - 10:17

We are delighted to announce a conference "AKR centenary program" during October 5-7, 2023 at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai. In this program, we will discuss the works of Professor Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri and remember him as the scientist, the teacher, and the visionary. We will have technical seminars followed by
an outreach program for the students.


Posted On: Friday, September 1, 2023 - 11:04

Please find attached the SkyNews for September 2023.

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, August 25, 2023 - 11:28

Dear Colleagues,

"The MeerKAT Absorption Line Survey team has released radio continuum images and a catalog of 495,325 radio sources detected over an area of 2289 deg2 from 391 telescope pointings at 1 - 1.4 GHz.  The catalogs and images are publicly available at https://mals.iucaa.in.  This is the first of several radio continuum and…

Posted On: Friday, August 18, 2023 - 12:27

Following are the recordings from the Computational Astrophysics Workshop organised by Dipanjan Mukherjee (IUCAA), Prateek Sharma (IISc), and Bhargav Vaidya (IIT Indore) at IISc Bangalore in July, 2023.,

Posted On: Friday, August 4, 2023 - 10:03

Dear All,

This is to inform you that the 8th Indo-French Astronomy School Spectroscopy 3D will be held during November 6-12, 2023, at IUCAA, Pune.
Please access the below-mentioned URL for details:


Thanks and regards,

Nirupama Bawdekar
(on behalf of AOCP)

Posted On: Friday, July 28, 2023 - 09:40

Please find attached the SkyNews for August 2023.

One good outreach opportunity that we have this month is - the Blue Moon and Super Moon on the last day of the month.

We have attached a brief note on Blue Moon and Super Moon. This will of course be following the Moon Landing - Chandrayaan 3.

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, July 21, 2023 - 09:32

The book 'Nobel prizes in astronomy' written by Pushpa Khare has recently been published by Springer. Written in an accessible style, this unique book aims at describing the Nobel prize winning works in astronomy to readers who only have a background of high school physics. It gives a glimpse of the work done by those prize-winning astronomers at the forefront of research and the state-of-the-…

Posted On: Friday, July 7, 2023 - 10:27

The BRICS Astronomy Working Group Workshop will be held on 16 - 19 October 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. 

This year the science theme of the meeting will be “Survey Science and Big Data”.

This notice is a Call for Abstracts from those wanting to present a contributed talk at the workshop in the following tracks:

  •     Data-intensive research projects and programs…
Posted On: Friday, June 30, 2023 - 10:12

Amity University is offering M.Sc. Physics with one of the specializations as Astrophysics. Please find more information from the attached file.

Prof. Suresh Chandra
Amity University

Posted On: Friday, June 30, 2023 - 10:08

Please find attached the SkyNews for July 2023.

-Mr Arvind Paranjpye
Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai

Posted On: Friday, June 30, 2023 - 10:02

We have collected here 450 best problems from Astronomy Olympiads conducted in Moscow since 1947, along with comprehensive solutions and explanations. Practical astronomy, astrodynamics, astrophysics, planetology, and astronautics are the general subjects of the problems. These problems are of very different difficulty levels, from simple questions for young amateur astronomers to real…

Posted On: Friday, June 30, 2023 - 09:59

Dear colleagues,

We're pleased to inform you that we have published a book that provides a concise introduction to gravitational waves physics, which includes problems on GW aimed at graduate and PhD students. The book covers latest developments in the detection of GW. The reader will also learn how gravitational waves provide a testing tool for various theories of gravity, i.e. general…

Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2023 - 09:58

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings. We are pleased to announce a Workshop on Astronomy-Themed Experiments to be held at the Teaching Learning Centre of the Astronomy Centre for Educators (ACE) at IUCAA from the 8th to the 12th of August 2023. The Workshop is intended for faculty members interested in exploring, creating, and sharing experiments based on concepts in astronomy for…

Posted On: Friday, June 23, 2023 - 09:53

Dear colleagues,

I'm very pleased to inform you that I have compiled some beginner-friendly data based exercises in astronomy into a small book which is now available for purchase on major ecommerce platforms as ebook and paperback worldwide (links below). These are aimed at undergraduate students/college teachers. Enthusiastic high school students may benefit from it as well.


Posted On: Friday, May 26, 2023 - 09:54

SkyNews for June 2023. Please find more information from the attached file.

Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, May 19, 2023 - 09:24

More details and application link is available in the attached file.