Announcement

Posted On: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:28
This is an announcement for BRICS2021 meeting which will be held at IUCAA Pune Online during 19-20 May 2021. In accordance with the BRICS Calendar of STI events for organizing during India’s BRICS Presidency in 2021 (https://brics2021.gov.in/), I am pleased to inform you that the 7th meeting of the BRICS Astronomy WG (BAWG2021) will take place in virtual (online) mode during 19-20 May 2021 at IUCAA, Pune, India. The related website is: https://www.iucaa.in/ws/~BRICS2021/ Best wishes, Prof. Ranja
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Posted On: Friday, April 30, 2021 - 17:25
Please find attached SkyNews for May 2021. It contains Sun, Planets and Transitions List of Events in May 2021 March of the Moon Lunar Eclipse A note on the total (umbral) lunar eclipse on 26 May (umbral eclipse is not visible from India) Planetary Conjunction Venus - Mercury on 29 May Lunar Occultation of a Bright Star on 21 May the 4th magnitude star (Nu) Virginis Occultation of Mars on 17 April 2021 a brief note -Arvind Paranjpye
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Posted On: Monday, April 26, 2021 - 13:32
UM-DAE CEBS, Mumbai is organising a three day symposium next month (from 6-8th May, 2021) on the frontiers in astrophysics and fluid mechanics, in the memory of late Prof. Shashikumar M. Chitre. Eminent scientists from different parts of the world will deliver plenary and invited lectures. This includes plenary lectures by Prof. Kip Throne (Nobel laureate in Physics), and Lord Martin Rees (Astronomer Royal of the United Kingdom). A remembrance session will be held on 7th May 2021 which falls on
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Posted On: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 11:56
ISRO has advertised an announcement of opportunity soliciting proposals for the third batch of AstroSat data utilization funding. The details of the AO is available at the following address. https://www.isro.gov.in/update/20-apr-2021/announcement-of-opportunity-a... May I request you to share this with the people who may be interested in funds for using AstroSat data. cheers, V Girish  Program Manager SSPO, ISRO
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Posted On: Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:41
Attached SkyNews supplement on occultation of Mars by the Moon. It contains timings of disappearance and reappearance for some 145 locations across India.
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:42
We are pleased to attach the SkyNews April 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 observations. If you are part of an amateur astronomy group that organises public star parties, do let us know.  We wil
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Posted On: Friday, March 26, 2021 - 13:41
In August this year India will host the joint scientific assembly of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA) and the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) in Hyderabad. The announcement is attached. In particular, several sessions are devoted to solar system space weather, planetary magnetic fields and magnetospheres and Sun-Planet interactions which should be of interdisciplinary interest. A list of sessions is available a
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Posted On: Friday, March 19, 2021 - 18:24
Greetings. As was done last year, an online refresher course on astronomy and astrophysics is being organized this year from the 10th of May till the 11th of June 2021. The last date for registration is the 12th of  April 2021. This year the course is being coordinated  by Professors Dipanjan Mukherjee, Nishant Singh and  Surhud More. The refresher course will be held concurrently with the IUCAA summer school on astronomy and astrophysics. Registration for the refresher course is via the  google
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 15:17
Please find attached historical Notes: The Indian contribution to the physics of black holes: 2020 Nobel Prize by Prof. Naresh Dadhich.
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 11:27
Please note that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 23rd March 2021 for the upcoming workshop on 21-cm Cosmology and Reionization. It will be held ONLINE during April 19 - 23, 2021. We will have a memorial lecture on “Prof. Govind Swarup's life and work” by Prof. Jayaram Chengalur (NCRA-TIFR) on 21st April at 5 pm. We request you to register for the workshop by filling this form. More details can be found on the webpage https://sites.google.com/view/eorcosmology21/home
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Posted On: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 11:16
We invite you to join us for the inaugural Govind Swarup Memorial Lecture, an annual event which NCRA-TIFR is starting from this year, 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 Radio Astrophysics, of which he was the founder director. He conceived and led the construction of two novel, large r
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Posted On: Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:58
Virtual Meeting June 7-10, 2021 In coordination with the NASA Living With a Star Program, the 2nd Eddy Cross Disciplinary Symposium will be held virtually June 7-10, 2021. The goal of this meeting is to bring together diverse groups from data science, Earth and space sciences. We wish to identify and promote novel opportunities for budding scientists, to take advantage of powerful new techniques from computational and data science, including machine learning and Al techniques. Join a community o
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Posted On: Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:56
Nominations are invited for Prof. Peraiah Foundation Award 2021 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Kindly find attached the notification about invitation of nominations for Prof. Peraiah Foundation Award 2021. Each nomination, including all the supporting documents(as a single pdf file), should be sent by email to before the deadline of April 30th 2021.
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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 March 2021 after resolving issues related to the registration page (https://aries.res.in/jets_facilities/registrati
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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 potentially interested people and on social media. Speaker: Prof. G. Srinivasan Date: Sunday, 21 February
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