Program

Five years of AstroSat (All times are in IST)

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Day 1, 19 January 2021

Opening Session:

15:00 – 15:10

Opening remarks

Mr Umamaheswaran, Scientific Secretary, ISRO

15:10 – 15:25

AstroSat

Prof P C Agrawal

15:25 – 15: 30

JAA Special issue

Prof Annapurni S

15:30 – 16:00

Overview of AstroSat

Dr S Seetha

 

Session – I (16:00 Hrs – 17:30 Hrs): AGNs

Chair: Prof K P Singh

           Time (IST)

         Speaker (Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

16:00 – 16:30

 

Gulab C. Dewangan (Invited)

Multi-wavelength study of AGNs with AstroSat

16:30 – 16:45 Hrs

 

C. S. Stalin

 

Broad band spectral energy distribution of blazars observed with AstroSat

16:45 – 16:55 Hrs

Main Pal

Spectral and Timing study of a NLS1 NGC 4748

16:55 – 17:05 Hrs

Ms Sanna Gulati

Study of misaligned active galaxies NGC 1275 and Pictor A using AstroSat and other observatories" is missed in the program.

17:05 – 17:15 Hrs

Savithri H. Ezhikode

 

Multi-wavelength monitoring of Mrk 926 with AstroSat

17:15 – 17:25 Hrs

Sundar M N

Exploring the near-nuclear regions of AGNs using the multi-frequency data

 

Tea Break

Session – II (17:40 Hrs – 19:00 Hrs): X-ray Binaries (Black holes)

Chair: Prof J S Yadav

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

17:40 – 18:10 Hrs

Tomaso Belloni (Invited)

Spectral and Temporal  studies of Blackhole X-ray binaries with the AstroSat

18:10 – 18:25 Hrs

Ranjeev Mishra

Modelling energy dependent time-lag and r.m.s of X-ray binaries.

18:25 – 18:35 Hrs

Sneha Prakash Mudambi

Modelling AstroSat broadband X-ray spectra of X-ray binaries for blackhole spin

18:35 – 18:45 Hrs

Sudip Chakraborty

A spectral study of the black hole X-ray binary  MAXI J1820+070 with AstroSat and NuSTAR

18:45 – 18:55 Hrs

Sandeep K Rout

Multi-wavelength view of the galactic black-hole binary GRS 1716–249

 

Dinner Break

Session – III (20:00 Hrs – 21:00 Hrs): CVs and Active Stars

Chair: Prof Dipankar Bhattacharya

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

20:00 – 20:30 Hrs

K. P. Singh (Invited)

Studies of Cataclysmic Variables with AstroSat

20:30 – 20:45 Hrs

Phil Charles

Transient Supersoft X-ray Binaries in the Magellanic Clouds observed with ASTROSAT and SALT

20:45 – 20:55 Hrs

Jeewan C Pandey

X-ray activity of three rapidly rotating  active stars using AstroSat

20:55 – 21:05 Hrs

Subhajeet Karmakar

 

AstroSat observations of Long-duration X-ray superflares on active M-dwarf binary EQ Peg

 

Session – IV (21:00 Hrs – 22:00 Hrs): Galactic Astronomy

Chair: Prof Ram Sagar

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

21:05 – 21:35 Hrs

 

Snehalata Sahu (Invited)

Studies of star clusters with the AstroSat

21:35 – 21:45 Hrs

Gajendra Pandey

Extended Emission Of CII 1335$\AA$ in R Coronae Borealis

21:45 – 21:55 Hrs

Lalitha Sairam

Unraveling the nature of ultra-fast rotators  with AstroSat

21:55 – 22:05 Hrs

 

Sharmila Rani

Investigation of the horizontal branch stellar populations in  globular cluster NGC 2298 with UVIT

 

Close for the Day

 

Date (2nd Day – 20 January 2021)

Popular Talk (15:00 to 16:00)

Prof Dipankar Bhattacharya, IUCAA

Title: From Big bang to Quarks: Exploring the Universe from Space

 

Session – I (16:00 Hrs – 17:30 Hrs): X-ray Binaries (Neutron star binaries)

Chair: Prof Sudip Bhattacharyya

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

16:00 – 16:30 Hrs

 

Biswajit Paul (Invited)

Study of some Accretion Powered X-ray Pulsars with LAXPC

16:30 – 16:45 Hrs

Kallol Mukherjee

Broadband spectral and timing studies of X-ray binaries with AstroSat

16:45 – 16:55 Hrs

 

Vivek K. Agrawal

 

AstroSat view of Bright Neutron Star Low-mass X-ray binaries

16:55 – 17:05 Hrs

 

Sachindra Naik

 

X-ray pulsations at the lowest luminosity of Be/X-ray binary pulsar EXO 2030+375 with AstroSat

17:05 – 17:15 Hrs

Rahul Sharma

 

A broadband look of the Accreting Millisecond X-ray Pulsar SAX J1748.9-2021

17:15 – 17:25 Hrs

 

Jayashree Roy

 

Study of 2019 outburst in the Be X-ray binary RX J0209.6-7427 with AstroSat a new ULX pulsar

       

 

Tea Break

Session – II (17:40 Hrs – 19:00 Hrs): X-ray Binaries (Neutron star/BH binaries)

Chair:  Dr Ramadevi M C

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

17:40 – 18:10 Hrs

 

Aru Beri (Invited)

 

Spectral and Temporal studies of NS LMXBs with the AstroSat

18:10 – 18:25 Hrs

 

Andrea Sanna

 

Accreting Millisecond X-ray Pulsars : Observational Properties

18:25 – 18:35 Hrs

 

Blessy Elizabeth Baby

Tracking the transitions of GRS 1915+105 with AstroSat : A 'class' apart

18:35 – 18:50 Hrs

 

Mayukh Pahari

 

A global X-ray view of Cygnus X-3 with AstroSat: Findings so far

18:50 – 19:00 Hrs

 

Jithesh V.

 

Broadband Spectro-timing Analysis of MAXI J1348-630 using AstroSat and NICER Observations

 

Dinner Break

Session – III (20:00 Hrs – 21:00 Hrs): Extragalactic Astronomy

Chair: Prof Ritaban Chatterjee

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

20:00 – 20:30 Hrs

Kanak Saha (Invited)

Deep field exploration by AstroSat

20:30 – 20:40 Hrs

Krishna Mohana A

A long-term study of PKS 0208-512: resuming to its normal activity state after a prolonged stay at a very low-activity state

20:40 – 20:50 Hrs

 

Abhijit Kayal

AstroSat/LAXPC hard X-ray observations of Compton-thick AGN

20:50 – 21:00 Hrs

 

Pankaj Kushwaha

Candidate binary SMBH Blazar OJ 287 in very Different X-ray Spectral States with AstroSat

 

Session – IV (21:00 Hrs – 22:00 Hrs): Extragalactic Astronomy

Chair: Prof Annapurni S

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

21:00 – 21:30 Hrs

 

Denis Leahy (Invited)

Local Galaxies with AstroSat/UVIT

 

21:30 – 21:40 Hrs

 

Nilkanth Vagshette

 

Imaging and photometric studies of NGC 1316 using AstroSat/UVIT

21:40 – 21:50 Hrs

Rubinur Khatun

UV Imaging of Dual Cores in Galaxy Mergers

21:50 – 22:00 Hrs

Prasanta Kumar Nayak

Panchromatic study of the north-east Shell region of the SMC

 

Close for the Day

 

Day 3, 21 January 2021

Session – I (16:00 Hrs – 17:30 Hrs): Extragalactic Astronomy/ Binaries

Chair: Prof S N Tandon

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

16:00 – 16:30 Hrs

 

Koshy George (Invited)

Astrosat view of spiral galaxies in transformation

16:30 – 16:45 Hrs

 

Mousumi Das

 

Star formation in Under-dense Environments in Galaxies

16:45 – 16:55 Hrs

 

Ananda Hota

 

Sharpest UV view of the exotic star formation in the fireballs of a Jellyfish Galaxy IC3418

16:55 – 17:05 Hrs

 

Anshuman Borgohain

Extended Ultra-Violet Disk in Blue Compact Dwarfs

17:05 – 17:15 Hrs

 

Swadesh Chand

AstroSat Observation of 2016 Outburst of H 1743-322: Spectral and Timing Results

17:15 – 17:25 Hrs

 

Gayatri Raman

Timing and spectral studies of X-ray binaries using AstoSat

 

Tea Break

Session – II (17:40 Hrs – 19:00 Hrs): Extragalactic Astronomy / Binaries

Chair: Prof Mousumi Das

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

17:40 – 18:10 Hrs

 

N.Kameswara Rao (Invited)

Study of Planetary nebulae from UVIT on ASTROSAT - some new  revelations from UV

18:10 – 18:25 Hrs

 

Divakar Mayya

 

Ages of star-forming complexes detected in the UVIT images of the Cartwheel ring galaxy

18:25 – 18:35 Hrs

 

Ankur Kushwaha

 

AstroSat view of Cygnus X-1: The softest nature in the lifetime of the blackhole

18:35 – 18:45 Hrs

 

Bhuvana G R

 

Multi-mission view of extragalactic black hole binaries LMC X-1 and LMC X-3

18:45 – 18:55 Hrs

 

Pankaj Jain

 

 Evidence for QPO frequency as the relativistic dynamic frequency of a truncated accretion disk

18:55 – 19:05

Akash Garg

Modelling the X-ray variability seen in Blackhole systems using AstroSat Observations

 

Dinner Break

Session – III (20:00 Hrs – 21:00 Hrs): Extragalactic Astronomy

Chair:  Prof  Santosh Vadawale

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

20:00 – 20:30 Hrs

 

Tanmoy Chattopadhyay (Invited)

X-ray polarimetry with the AstroSat

 

20:30 – 20:45 Hrs

 

Alex Markowitz

 

Multiwavelength Campaign on Mkn 421 with AstroSat FACT and WEBT

20:45 – 21:00 Hrs

Varun Bhalerao

Five years of fast transients with Astrosat

 

Session – IV (21:00 Hrs – 22:00 Hrs): GRBs

Chair:  Prof Reshmi L

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

(Prof/Dr/Mr/Ms)

                       Title of the Talk

21:00 – 21:30 Hrs

 

Shabnam Iyyani (Invited)

GRB  studies  with the AstroSat

 

21:30 – 21:40 Hrs

Vidushi Sharma

Spectro-polarimetry study of GRB prompt emission

 

 

Concluding Remarks

Chair: Dr S Seetha

 

           Time (IST)

         Speaker

                       Title of the Talk

21:40 – 22:00 Hrs

 

Prof P C Agrawal

 

FUTURE PROSPECTS / CONCLUDING REMARKS