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Posted On: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 20:19

Workshop on "Astrophysical jets and observational facilities: National perspective" registration deadline is extended upto 10th March 2021

In the light of subject cited above (hosting  Workshop on "Astrophysical jets and observational facilities: National perspective", 05-09 April 2021 ARIES Nainital), it is informed that the last date for the registration is now extended till 10th…

Posted On: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 15:26

We are indeed fortunate to have a public lecture by Prof. G. Srinivasan as a part of the 39th annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of India. Being a public lecture, it is meant to be accessible to a general audience. This online lecture will be live cast on the ASI YouTube channel. We invite you to join us for this public lecture, and request you to share this information widely with…

Posted On: Monday, January 25, 2021 - 22:46

Greetings from the Department of Physics, NIT Calicut.

We are organizing a DST/SERB sponsored High-End Workshop (online mode) on “Solar Activities and their influences in the Heliosphere and Planetary Atmospheres” during March 8-14, 2021.

The workshop aims to provide an overview of the current understanding and frontier problems in solar and planetary sciences by inviting eminent…

Posted On: Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 15:28

Greetings. The Teaching Learning Centre of the Astronomy Centre for Educators, IUCAA, along with the IUCAA Centre for Astronomy Research and Development, Tezpur University, is pleased to announce a course on introductory astronomy and astrophysics. This is essentially for college teachers with a focus on the north-east where astronomy and astrophysics has been introduced as an elective…

Posted On: Sunday, January 3, 2021 - 15:19

The Teaching Learning Centre of the Astronomy Centre for Educators is pleased to announce an online advanced  course on pulsar astrophysics, by Professor Dipankar Bhattacharya of IUCAA. This course is essentially for faculty members, postdoctoral fellows and research  scholars working in the field, and is for a duration of about two months. A copy of the poster is attached.

These…

Posted On: Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 19:10

We are pleased to attach the SkyNews January 2021 issue, along with our greetings and compliments.
For the uninitiated, SkyNews is a free electronic newsletter for sky observers in India. It gives information about what can be observed in the night sky directly and through a small telescope. You are welcome to pass on this newsletter to anyone else who might be interested in such…

Posted On: Friday, December 18, 2020 - 09:30

An IIA-50 Conference - Advances in Observations and Modelling of Solar Magnetism and Variability
1 – 4 March, 2021
First Announcement

As part of a series of events celebrating the Golden Jubilee year of The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (https://www.iiap.res.in/IIA50/), a solar physics conference titled “Advances in Observation…

Posted On: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 14:18

Inviting you to join this people’s participation during the Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn

Jupiter and Saturn are now (16 Dec 2020)seen very close to each other.  The planets will be seen closest on 21 Dec 2020.   All you have to do is to look above the western sky about 40 min after the sunset.If the sky is clear then you should be able the planets well above the horizon and …

Posted On: Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 14:24

The School of Pure and Applied Physics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, in association with the Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune will be conducting a Workshop on Ultraviolet Astronomy (Dec 5 - 7 2020). The last date for applying is 26th Nov 2020. The link for applying is given below and the poster is attached.

Posted On: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:07

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Greetings.

Given the current pandemic situation, the Ministry of Education along with AICTE, and NTA (for conducting the examinations), have decided to offer the ARPIT 2019 courses for ARPIT 2020. Accordingly the course on "Stars and Stellar systems" which IUCAA NRC had made last year with the help of many leading researchers in the field, is…

Posted On: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:06

We are pleased to attach the SkyNews December 2020 issue, along with our greetings and compliments.
For the uninitiated, SkyNews is a free electronic newsletter for sky observers in India. It gives information about what can be observed in the night sky directly and through a small telescope. You are welcome to pass on this newsletter to anyone else who might be interested in such…

Posted On: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 20:34

The Scientific Workshop will take place on January 12, 2021 , followed the next day by the India-SA Astronomy Working Group Meeting on January 13, 2021. Both events will be hosted via video conference (Zoom). Please find more details from the attached file.

- Dipankar Bhattacharya

Posted On: Monday, November 2, 2020 - 10:05

The Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore is organizing a three day virtual meeting during 1 - 3 December 2020 to celebrate five years of observations with UVIT. Please find more details from the attached poster.

Meeting link: https://www.iiap.res.in/uvit_2020
Registration closes on 10th November 2020

-C. S. Stalin

Posted On: Monday, November 2, 2020 - 10:02

Please find the attached SkyNews for November 2020

-Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Friday, October 2, 2020 - 11:01

SkyNews for October 2020, please find the attached file for your reference.

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- Arvind Paranjpye

Posted On: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 09:34

The European Space Agency’s Gaia mission has been surveying the full sky  since July 2014.  The first data release (DR1) was in September 2016 and  the second data release (DR2) was in April 2018. Gaia is revolutionizing  our understanding of the formation history of the Milky Way and is  having a significant impact on other areas of astronomy ranging from  solar system objects to quasars.…

Posted On: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:57

Call for ASI 2021 Workshop Proposals

The 39th meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) is scheduled to be held online in mid-February 2021 tentatively.

As has been the case for the last several ASI meetings, it is proposed to hold a few one-day workshops the day before the ASI meeting starts. The SOC invites proposals for conducting workshops, in…

Posted On: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 20:20

The deadline for receiving the nominations for all the awards has been extended upto 22nd Oct 2020.

Nominations are invited for the "Justice Oak best thesis award" for the year 2020

The Astronomical Society of India gives the Justice V. G. Oak Award every year for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in Astronomy…

Posted On: Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 19:19

Meeting Date: 29th and 30th Sept 2020
Deadline for the registration : 20th September 2020
Website link : https://www.iiap.res.in/HCT20/

The Himalayan Chandra Telescope (HCT), the flagship facility for the Indian ground-based astronomy, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Twenty years ago, on 26th September 2000, HCT…

Posted On: Monday, September 7, 2020 - 12:21

Date: 15 - 20th March 2021
Venue: Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Website Link: https://skamse2020.sciencesconf.org/

Announcement of the 4th Indo-french CEFIPRA Astronomy meeting (IFCAM) on 'Galactic and extragalactic universe in the era of new-generation radio (SKA and pathfinders)/IR/Optical (MSE) facilities'…

Posted On: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:11

The YouTube link for the livestream is:
https://youtu.be/k3GLGs8_fME

Title: Extraordinary/Ordinary: R. Rajalakshmi’s Life in Science

Abstract: “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted…

Posted On: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:10

A book on Gravitational Waves - Title: A New Window to the Universe - Authors: Ajit Kembhavi, Pushpa Khare

The book is qualitative and meant for the general reader, but there are some chapters (Detectors, Detections, Future Developments) which should provide useful summaries of the current status to physicists and astronomers.

The book is available on…

Posted On: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:34

Please find attached SkyNews September 2020

Posted On: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 11:21

The Physics Department of Presidency University is going to organize an online Physics Summit- Presision '20 (website: https://presision20.weebly.com). As a part of this event, we will have Undergraduate Symposium, Public Talk, and Panel Discussion. Amidst the lockdown, we are taking things completely online. It will take place on 11, 12, 13…

Posted On: Friday, July 31, 2020 - 15:40

August issue of SkyNews

Posted On: Monday, July 27, 2020 - 16:58

Dear all,

LIGO-India is organising the second session of the "Gravitational Waves @ Home with LIGO-India" lecture series. This series of lectures covers a wide variety of topics related to gravitational wave astrophysics. The lectures are delivered by leading experts from various institutes, and are broadly aimed at college students. All lectures are online on youtube, and free for all…

Posted On: Friday, July 10, 2020 - 12:04

Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) invites proposals from the astronomical community of India and Belgium for observations with 3.6m Devasthal Optical Telescope (DOT) for the observing cycle from October 2020 to January 2021 (DOT-2020-C2). The deadline for receiving these proposals is 23:59:59 IST (UTC+5.5 hrs), Sunday, August 09, 2020. India has 93% share in the…

Posted On: Monday, June 29, 2020 - 18:14

July issue of the Sky News

Thanks so much
Arvind Paranjpye, Director
Nehru Planetarium, Nehru Centre,

Posted On: Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 12:13

IIA has organised LIVE STREAM of the ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE from Hanle,
Kodaikanal and Bengaluru along with IIA Public outreach webinars on 21st
June 2020 at 10.15 am onwards

LIVE STREAM of Eclipse and Webinar link: https://youtu.be/Plrmb12pB4Q

Hanle Link: https://youtu.be/jmnj-k_mt2Q…

Posted On: Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 12:12

AGU Fall Meeting: Dec 7-11 Dec 2020

https://www.agu.org/fall-meeting

Down the icy road: The journey of ices from interstellar clouds to planetary systems

Session ID: 102214
Session Description:
Ices are ubiquitous in the Universe, from icy bodies in our Solar System to interstellar clouds and planet-forming disks.…