UV AND MULTIWAVELENGTH ASTRONOMY WITH ASTROSAT

27-29 September 2006

Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Bangalore



September 27, 2006
0940  -  0945 Prof. NK Rao Welcome
0945  -  0950 Vinod Krishan (Dean) Welcome
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0950  -  1000 Prof. BV Sreekantan  Inaugural Remarks
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Chair N.K. Rao

1000  -  1030 P. Agrawal , TIFR Overview of the Payloads and science
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1030  1110 Koteswar Rao, ISAC, ISRO ASROSAT - Status
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1110  -  1130 RK. Manchanda, TIFR Sensitivities, Capabilities and Constraints of pay loads  LAXPC
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1130  -  1150


TEA


Chair: P.C.Agrawal
1150  -  1210 S. Seetha, ISAC, ISRO SSM
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1210  -  1240 KP Singh, TIFR SXT
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1240  -  1315 SN Tandon and SK Ghosh, IIA/TIFR UVIT Observing with Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope
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LUNCH

Chair: S.N. Tandon
1430  -  1500 AR Rao, TIFR CZT
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1500  -  1530 Rekesh Mohan, IIA Data pipeline and Calibrations
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1530  -  1600 Annapurni Subramaniam, IIA Star Clusters
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TEA

Chair: Swarna Ghose

1620  -   1650 Harish Bhatt, IIA Young Stars
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1650  -   1720 D. Bhattacharya, RRI SNs and GRBs
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1720  -   1750 G. Milone (John Hutchings) Binary studies
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DINNER







September 28, 2006

Chair  Harish  Bhat
1000 -  1030

B.G. Ananda Rao (PRL)

Extended objects (H II regions, PNs, SN remnants
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1030 - 1050    Samar Safi-Harb (John Hutchings) Microquasars, Pulsar winds and supernova remnants

1050 - 1120    Ranjan Gupta (IUCAA) Relevance of UVIT observations to Interstellar Extinction and its modeling
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1120 - 1140

TEA


Chair  M Dopita
1140 - 1210    John Hutchings UVIT -Grism capability
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1210 - 1240      GC. Anupama Novae , Supernovae & BH
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1240 - 1310      P Cote Stellar populations 
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LUNCH


Chair  John Hutchings

1410 - 1440       Carmelle Robert Hot stars and extinction  
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1440 - 1510    M. Dopita Starburst Galaxies - UV prospective
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1510 - 1540       Prajwal Shastri AGN studies
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1540 - 1610   Swara Ravindranath UV and other Surveys with UVIT
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1610 - 1630     


TEA

Chair  A. Pati
1630 - 1700    K.P. Singh X-ray and multi-wavelength studies of magnetic CVs and Dwarf Novae
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1700 - 1730       V. Kaspi (John Hutchings) Rapid Variables, Pulsars  
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September 29, 2006

Chair  K.P. Singh

1000 - 1030    A.R. Rao Studies of Glactic Black Hole Sources Using Astrosat
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1030 - 1100   G. Stewart Multi-wavelength observations of AGN: New results from XMM-Newton and prospects with ASTROSAT
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1100 - 1130   AK. Pati Galaxies in groups and clusters  
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1130 - 1150
TEA

Chair  N.K. Rao
1150 - 1220    D. Leahy (John Hutchings) X -ray sources 
1220 - 1330 (SN Tandon, AK Pati,
 J. Hutchings, K.P. Singh,
 P.  Agrawal, P.  Ghosh. )

Discussions on Observational  Strategy
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1330 - 1430
LUNCH

Chair  Ananda. Rao
1430 - 1500    J. Murthy UV and other back grounds 
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1500 - 1530    J. Hutchings & BR. Prasad UVIT  Ground Calibrations
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1530 - 1610   


AYUDHA POOJA and TEA


Chair  P. Sreekumar
1610 - 1630    J. Murthy On-board Calibrations
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1630 - 1700   NK Rao/John Hutchings/
Jayanth Murthy, IIA/CSA
Highlights of GALEX Science and Tauvex science plans
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1700 - 1730 NK. Rao/ Ram Sagar Ground based complimentary studies
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Posters

Margarita Safonova,  Pavel Abolmasov
Possibility and Necessity of Observing ULXs in UV

Gajendra Pandey, N kameswara Rao
Studies of Hot Hydrogen Deficent Stars  with UVIT

N.V. Sujatha, P. Shalima, Jayant Murthy & R.C. Henry
UV scattering studies of Interstellar grains towards Opiuchus & Coalsack


Participants

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