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Astrosat Picture of the Month #017

January 2019: The AstroSat Picture of the Month for February 2019 is an Ultraviolet image of the globular cluster NGC 2808, with far-ultraviolet shown in blue and near-ultraviolet in yellow. Stars emitting in both are seen in white. The red and light-blue circles show the locations of two populations of faint red-horizontal branch stars identified […]

Astrosat Picture of the Month #016

January 2019: The AstroSat Picture of the Month for January 2019 shows the 97 minute long orbit of AstroSat around the Earth. This orbit is roughly equatorial (top right), inclined at around 6 degrees to it (top left). This results in each orbit being slightly displaced from the previous one (bottom). Picture credit: Leo Jackson […]