Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle

Research Publications Based on Data from IAO

2m HCT Publications

    Refereed Journals
  • The curious case of PDS 11: a nearby, >10 Myr old, classical T Tauri binary system. B. Mathew et al., 2017, AJ (accepted)

  • CCD time-series photometry of variable stars in globular clusters and the metallicity dependence of the horizontal branch luminosity. A.A. Ferro, D.M. Bramich, S. Giridhar, 2017, RMxAA, (accepted)

  • Properties of dust particles in comets from photometric and polarimetric observations of 67P. Edith Hadamcik et al., 2017, MNRAS, 462, 507

  • SN 2015bp: adding to the growing population of transitional Type Ia supernovae. Shubham Srivastav et al., 2017, MNRAS, 466, 2436

  • Radio and infrared study of the star forming region IRAS 20286+4105. R. Varsha et al., 2017, MNRAS, 465, 4753

  • Chemical analysis of a Carbon-enhanced very metal-poor star: CD-27 14351. Drisya Karinkuzhi et al. 2017, ApJ, 834,

  • Multi-wavelength variability study of the classical BL Lac object PKS 0735+178 on timescales ranging from decades to minutes., Arti Goyal et al., 2017, ApJ, 837, 127

  • Intra-night optical variability characteristics of different classes of narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies., S.K.Kshama et al. , 2017., MNRAS, 466, 2679

  • Beginning of activity in long period comet C/2015 ER61, Karen Meech et al., 2017, AJ, 153, 5

  • The stellar contents and star formation in the NGC 7538 region. Saurabh Sharma et al., 2017, MNRAS, 467, 2943

  • Episodic High Velocity Outflows from V899 Mon: A Constraint On The Outflow Mechanisms. J. P. Ninan, D. K. Ojha, N. S. Philip, 2016, ApJ, 825, 65

  • Abundance analysis of SDSS J134338.67+484426.6; an extremely metal-poor star from the MARVELS pre-survey. A. Susmitha Rani, T. Sivarani, T. C. Beers, S. Fleming, S. Mahadevan, J. Ge, 2016, MNRAS, 458, 2648

  • Broadband observations of the gamma-ray emitting narrow line seyfert 1 galaxy SBS 0846+513, Vaidehi S. Paliya, Bhoomika Rajput, C. S. Stalin, and S. B. Pandey, 2016, ApJ, 819, 121

  • Near-Infrared Imaging of Barred Halo Dominated Low Surface Brightness Galaxies. M. Honey, M. Das, J.P. Ninan, M. Purvankara, 2016, MNRAS, 462, 2099

  • Hα imaging survey of Wolf-Rayet galaxies: morphologies and star formation rates. S. Jaiswal, A. Omar, 2016, MNRAS, 462, 92

  • A multiwavelength investigation of the H ii region S311: Young stellar population and star formation. R.K.Yadav, et al., 2016, MNRAS, 461, 2502

  • Optical and NIR observations of the nearby type Ia supernova SN 2014J. Shubham Srivastav, J.P. Ninan, B. Kumar, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, D. K. Ojha, T.P. Prabhu, 2016, MNRAS, 457, 1000

  • Investigating AGN black hole masses and the MBH–σe relation for low surface brightness galaxies. S. Subramanian, S. Ramya, M. Das, K. George, T. Sivarani and T. P. Prabhu, 2016, MNRAS, 455, 3148

  • ASAS J083241+2332.4: a new extreme low mass ratio overcontact binary system, K. Sriram, S. Malu, C. S. Choi, and P. Vivekananda Rao, 2016, AJ, 151, 69

  • Temperate Earth-sized planets transiting a nearby ultracool dwarf star. Michaël Gillon, Emmanuël Jehin, Susan M. Lederer, Laetitia Delrez, Julien de Wit, Artem , Burdanov, Valérie Van Grootel, Adam J. Burgasser, Amaury H. M. J. Triaud, Cyrielle Opitom, Brice-Olivier Demory, Devendra K. Sahu, Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi, Pierre , Magain & Didier Queloz , 2016, Nature 533, 221

  • Optical and Near Infrared Study of the Open Cluster Czernik 17. S. Sujatha, K.K. Krishna, S. Komala, G.S.D. Babu, 2015, Acta Astronomica, 65, 283

  • Deep optical survey of the stellar content of Sh2-311 region. R.K. Yadav et al., 2015, New Astronomy, 34, 27

  • Detection of molecular gas in void galaxies: implications for star formation in isolated environments, M. Das, T. Saito, D. Iono, M. Honey, and S. Ramya, 2015, ApJ, 815, 40

  • V899 Mon: An outbursting protostar with peculiar light curve and its transition phases. J.P. Ninan, D.K. Ojha, T. Baug, B.C. Bhatt, V. Mohan, S.K. Ghosh, A. Men'shchikov, G.C. Anupama, M. Tamura, Th. Henning, 2015, ApJ, 815, 4

  • SN 2013ej: A type IIL supernova with weak signs of interaction. S. Bose et al. ApJ, 806, 160

  • The Needle in the 100 deg2 Haystack: Uncovering Afterglows of Fermi GRBs with the Palomar Transient Factory. Leo P. Singer et al., 2015, ApJ, 806, 52

  • Awakening of the high-redshift BLAZAR CGRaBS J0809+5341. Vaidehi S. Paliya, M. L. Parker, C. S. Stalin, A. C. Fabian, S. Ramya, S. Covino, G. Tagliaferri, S. Sahayanathan, and C. D. Ravikumar, 2015, ApJ, 803, 112

  • Sh2-138: physical environment around a small cluster of massive stars. T. Baug et al. 2015, MNRAS, 454, 4335

  • The young cluster NGC 2282: a multiwavelength perspective. S. Dutta, S. Mondal, J. Jose, R.K. Das, M.R. Samal, S. Ghosh, 2015, MNRAS, 454, 3597.

  • Modelling high resolution Echelle spectrographs for calibrations: Hanle Echelle spectrograph, a case study. Anantha Chanumolu, Damien Jones, Sivarani Thirupathi, 2015, Experimental Astronomy, 2015, 39, 443

  • SN 2013ab: a normal Type IIP supernova in NGC 5669. S. Bose et al. MNRAS, 450, 2373

  • Strong near-infrared carbon in the Type Ia supernova iPTF13ebh. E.Y. Hsiao, 2015, A&A, 578, 9

  • iPTF13bvn: The First Evidence of a Binary Progenitor for a Type Ib Supernova. M. Bersten et al., 2014, AJ, 148, 68

  • Optical observations of the fast declining Type Ib supernova iPTF13bvn. S. Srivas-
    tav, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, 2014, MNRAS, 445, 1932

  • The Peculiar Radio-Loud Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Galaxy 1H 0323+342. V.S. Paliya, S. Sahayanathan, M. L. Parker, A. C. Fabian, C. S. Stalin, Ayesha Anjum, S. B. Pandey. 2014, ApJ, 789, 143

  • Supernova SN 2012dn: a spectroscopic clone of SN 2006gz. N.K. Chakradhari, D.K. Sahu, S. Srivastav, G.C. Anupama, 2014, MNRAS, 443, 1663

  • Young stellar population of bright-rimmed clouds BRC 5, BRC 7 and BRC 39. N. Panwar, et al. 2014, MNRAS, 443, 1614

  • Photometric and spectroscopic studies of star-forming regions within Wolf–Rayet galaxies. M. Chrisphin Karthick,
    Angel R. Lopez-Sanchez, D. K. Sahu, B. B. Sanwal and Shuchi Bisht, 2014, MNRAS, 439, 157

  • The M31 Pixel Lensing Plan Campaign: MACHO Lensing and Self-Lensing Signals. S. Calchi Novati, V. Bozza, I. Bruni, M. Dall'Ora, F. De Paolis, M. Dominik, R. Gualandi, G. Ingrosso, Ph. Jetzer, L. Mancini, A. Nucita, M. Safonova, G. Scarpetta, M. Sereno, F. Strafella, A. Subramaniam and A. Gould (PLAN Collaboration), 2014, ApJ, 783, 86

  • Study of dust and ionized gas in early-type galaxies. Samridhi Kulkarni, D.K. Sahu, Laxmikant Chaware, N.K. Chakradhari, S.K. Pandey. 2014, New Astronomy, 30, 51

  • GRB 120422A/SN 2012bz: Bridging the gap between low- and high-luminosity gamma-ray bursts. S. Schulze et al. 2014, A&A, 566, A102

  • Optical Properties of (162173) 1999 JU3: In Preparation for the JAXA HAYABUSA 2 Sample Return Mission. M. Ishiguro et al., 2014, ApJ 792, 74

  • Optical/IR studies of Be stars in NGC 6834 with emphasis on two specific stars. Blesson Mathew, Watson P. Varricatt, Annapurni Subramaniam, N. M. Ashok and D. P. K. Banerjee, 2014, RAA, 14, 9

  • Outbursting Comet P/2010 V1 (IKEYA-MURAKAMI): A Miniature Comet Holmes. M. Ishiguro et al. 2014, AJ, 787, 55

  • Re-Appearance of McNeil’s Nebula (V1647 Orionis) and its Outburst Environment. J.P. Ninan, D.K. Ojha, B.C. Bhatt et al. 2013, ApJ, 778, 116

  • Improved characterization of intranight optical variability of prominent AGN classes. A. Goyal, Gopal-Krishna, P.J. Wiita, C.S. Stalin, Ram Sagar, 2013, MNRAS, 435, 1300

  • On the Photometric Error Calibration for the Differential Light Curves of Point-like Active Galactic Nuclei. A. Goyal et al., 2013, JApA, 34, 273

  • Variable Stars in the Globular Cluster NGC 288: [Fe/H] and Distance. A.A. Ferro et al. 2013, AcA, 63, 429

  • A detailed census of variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 6333 (M9) from CCD differential photometry. A.A. Ferro et al. 2013, MNRAS, 434, 1220

  • The 2010 outburst and pre-outburst optical spectrum of the recurrent nova U Scorpii. G.C. Anupama et al. 2013, A&A, 559, 121

  • Characterization of the Young Open Cluster G144.9+0.4 in the Camelopardalis OB1 Association. Chien-Cheng Lin, W. P. Chen, Neelam Panwar, 2013, ApJ, 775, 123

  • COSMOGRAIL: the COSmological MOnitoring of GRAvItational Lenses. XIV. Time delay of the doubly lensed quasar SDSS J1001+5027. S. Rathna Kumar et al. 2013, A&A, 557, 44

  • A study of the starless dark cloud LDN 1570: Distance, dust properties, and magnetic field geometry. C. Eswaraiah et al., 2013, A&A, 556, 65

  • Variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 7492. New discoveries and physical parameter determination. R. J. Figuera et al. 2013, A&A, 556, 20

  • Estimating the parameters of globular cluster M 30 (NGC 7099) from time-series photometry. N. Kains et al. 2013, A&A, 555, 36

  • COSMOGRAIL: the COSmological MOnitoring of GRAvItational Lenses. XII. Time delays of the doubly lensed quasars SDSS J1206+4332 and HS 2209+1914. E. Eulaers et al. 2013, A&A, 553, 121

  • Outgassing Behavior of C/2012 S1 (ISON) from 2011 September to 2013 June. K.Meech et al. 2013, ApJ, 776, 20

  • Properties of Newly Formed Dust Grains in the Luminous Type IIn Supernova 2010jl. K. Maeda et al. 2013, ApJ, 776, 5

  • Supernova 2012aw - a high-energy clone of archetypal Type IIP SN 1999em. S. Bose et al. 2013, MNRAS, 433, 1871

  • One year of monitoring of the Type IIb supernova SN 2011dh. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, N.K. Chakradhari, 2013, MNRAS, 433, 2

  • Astrometric results of observations of mutual occultations and eclipses of the Uranian satellites in 2007. J.-E. Arlot et al. 2013, A&A, 557, 4

  • Habitable Planets Eclipsing Brown Dwarfs: Strategies for Detection and Characterization. A.R. Belu, F. Selsis, S.N. Raymond, E. Pallé, R. Street, D.K. Sahu, K. Von Braun, E. Bolmont, P. Figueira, G.C. Anupama, I. Ribas, 2013, ApJ, 768, 125

  • Light curve and spectral evolution of the Type IIb supernova 2011fu. B. Kumar et al. 2013, MNRAS, 431, 308

  • Photometric and spectroscopic evolution of supernova SN 2009an: another case of a transitional Type Ia event. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, P. Anto, 2013, MNRAS, 430, 869

  • Optical observations of NEA 162173 (1999 JU3) during the 2011-2012 apparition. M.-J. Kim et al. 2013, A&A, 550, 11

  • Comprehensive multiwavelength modelling of the afterglow of GRB 050525A. L. Resmi, K. Misra, G. Johannesson, A.J. Castro Tirado, J. Gorosabel, M. Jelinek, D. Bhattacharya, P. Kubanek, G.C. Anupama, A. Sota et al. 2012, MNRAS, 427, 288

  • Multiwavelength Study of the NGC 281 Region. Sharma, Saurabh; Pandey, Anil K.; Pandey, Jeewan C.; Chauhan, Neelam; Ogura, Katsuo; Ojha, Devandra K.; Borrissova, Jura; Mito, Hiroyuki; Verdugo, Thomas; Bhatt, Bhuwan C. 2012, PASJ, 64, 107

  • An unusual very low-mass high-amplitude pre-main sequence periodic variable. M.V. Rodríguez-Ledesma, R. Mundt, M. Ibrahimov, S. Messina, P. Parihar, F.V. Hessman, C. Alves de Oliveira, W. Herbst. 2012, A&A, 544, 112

  • Intra-night optical variability of core dominated radio quasars: the role of optical polarization. A. Goyal et al. 2012, A&A, 544, 37

  • NGC 1624-2: a slowly rotating, X-ray luminous Of?cp star with an extraordinarily strong magnetic field. G.A. Wade et al. 2012, MNRAS, 425, 1278

  • Investigation of variable star candidates in the globular cluster NGC 5024 (M53). M. Bramich, A.A. Ferro, J.R. Figuera, S. Giridhar, 2012, MNRAS, 424, 2722

  • Optical and near-infrared survey of the stellar contents associated with the star-forming complex Sh2-252. J. Jose et al. 2012, MNRAS, 424, 2486

  • Star formation in bulgeless late-type galaxies: clues to their evolution. M. Das, C. Sengupta, S. Ramya, K. Misra. 2012, MNRAS, 423, 3274

  • Star Formation Activity in the Galactic H II Region Sh2-297. K.K. Mallick, D.K. Ojha, M.R. Samal, A.K. Pandey, B.C. Bhatt, S.K. Ghosh, L.K. Dewangan, M. Tamura. 2012, ApJ, 759, 48

  • A Study of the Role of Lyβ Fluorescence on O I Line Strengths in Be Stars. B. Mathew, D.P.K. Banerjee, A. Subramaniam, N.M. Ashok. 2012, ApJ, 753, 13

  • Panchromatic Observations of the Textbook GRB 110205A: Constraining Physical Mechanisms of Prompt Emission and Afterglow. W. Zeng et al. 2012, ApJ, 751, 90

  • Discovery of Main-Belt Comet P/2006 VW139 by Pan-STARRS1. H.H. Hsieh. et al. 2012, ApJ, 748, L15

  • FR Cnc revisited: photometry, polarimetry and spectroscopy. A. Golovin et al. 2012, MNRAS, 421, 132

  • The unusually large population of Blazhko variables in the globular cluster NGC 5024 (M53). A. Arellano Ferro, D.M. Bramich, R. Figuera Jaimes, S. Giridhar, K. Kuppuswamy. 2012, MNRAS, 420, 1333

  • Studies of a possible new Herbig Ae/Be star in the open cluster NGC 7380. B. Mathew, D.P.K. Banerjee, N.M. Ashok, A. Subramaniam, B. Bhavya, V. Joshi. 2012, RAA, 12, 167

  • Active galactic nucleus activity and black hole masses in low surface brightness galaxies. S. Ramya, T.P. Prabhu, M. Das. 2011, MNRAS, 418, 789

  • Stars at the Tip of Peculiar Elephant Trunk-Like Clouds in IC 1848E: A Possible Third Mechanism of Triggered Star Formation. N. Chauhan, K. Ogura, A.K. Pandey, M. Samal, B.C. Bhatt. 2011, PASJ, 63, 795

  • Stardust-NExT, Deep Impact, and the accelerating spin of 9P/Tempel 1, Belton et al. 2011, Icar, 213, 345

  • Deep Impact, Stardust-NExT and the behavior of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 from 1997 to 2010, K.J. Meech et al. 2011 Icar, 213, 323

  • Exploring the variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 5024 (M53): new RR Lyrae and SX Phoenicis stars. A. Arellano Ferro, R. Figuera Jaimes, S. Giridhar, D.M. Bramich, J.V. Hernández Santisteban, K. Kuppuswamy. 2011, MNRAS, 416, 2265

  • Mass of the black hole in the Seyfert 1.5 galaxy H 0507+164 from reverberation mapping. C.S. Stalin, S. Jeyakumar, R. Coziol, R.S. Pawase, S.S. Thakur. 2011, MNRAS, 416, 225

  • Rapid optical variability of TeV blazars. Gopal-Krishna, A. Goyal, S. Joshi, C. Karthick. R. Sagar, P. J. Wiita, G. C. Anupama, D. K. Sahu, 2011, MNRAS, 416, 101

  • Optical spectroscopy of Classical Be stars in open clusters. B. Mathew, A. Subramaniam. 2011, BASI, 39, 517

  • Variables in Globular Cluster NGC 5024. M. Safonova, C.S. Stalin. 2011, AJ, 142, 179

  • Star Formation Activity in the Galactic HII Complex S255-S257. D.K. Ojha, M.R. Samal, A.K. Pandey, B.C. Bhatt, et al. 2011, ApJ, 738, 156

  • EPOXI: Comet 103P/Hartley 2 Observations from a Worldwide Campaign, K.J. Meech et al. 2011, ApJ, 734, L1

  • Star formation in bright-rimmed clouds and cluster associated with W5 E H II region. N. Chauhan, A.K. Pandey, K. Ogura, J. Jose, D.K. Ojha, M.R. Samal, H. Mito, 2011, MNRAS, 415, 1202

  • CCD time-series photometry of the globular cluster NGC 6981: variable star census and physical parameter estimates. D.M. Bramich, R. Figuera Jaimes, S. Giridhar, A. Arellano Ferro. 2011, MNRAS, 413, 1275

  • Optical studies of SN 2009jf: A type Ib supernova with an extremely slow decline and aspherical signature. D.K. Sahu, U.K. Gurugubelli, G.C. Anupama, K. Nomoto, 2011, MNRAS, 413, 2583

  • Origin of Lithium Enrichment in K Giants. Y.B. Kumar, B.E. Reddy, D.L. Lambert, 2011, ApJ, 730, 12

  • A tale of two GRB-SNe at a common redshift of z = 0.54. Z. Cano, D. Bersier, C. Guidorzi, R. Margutti, K.M. Svensson, S. Kobayashi, A. Melandri, K. Wiersema, A. Pozanenko, A.J. van der Horst, G.G. Pooley, A. Fernandez-Soto, A.J. Castro-Tirado, A. de Ugarte Postigo, M. Im, A.P. Kamble, D.K. Sahu, J. Alonso-Lorite, G.C. Anupama, et al., 2011, MNRAS, 413, 669

  • A multi-wavelength census of stellar contents in the young cluster NGC 1624. J. Jose, A.K. Pandey, K. Ogura, D.K. Ojha, B.C. Bhatt, M.R. Samal, N. Chauhan, D.K. Sahu, P.S. Rawat. 2011, MNRAS, 411, 2530

  • The sequence of low and high mass star formation in the young stellar cluster IRAS 19343+2026. D.K. Ojha, M. S. N. Kumar, C. J. Davis and J. M. C. Grave. 2010, MNRAS, 407, 1807

  • HE 1015-2050: Discovery of a Hydrogen-deficient Carbon Star at High Galactic Latitude. A. Goswami, D. Karinkuzhi, N.S. Shantikumar. 2010, ApJ, 722, L90

  • Optical photometry and basic parameters of 10 unstudied open clusters. A. Subramaniam, G. Carraro, K.A. Janes. 2010, MNRAS, 404, 1385

  • Spectroscopic study of a few Herbig Ae/Be stars in young open clusters. B. Mathew, A. Subramaniam, B. Bhavya. 2010, BASI, 38, 35

  • HD209621: abundances of neutron-capture elements. A. Goswami, W. Aoki. 2010, MNRAS, 404, 253

  • Triggered Star Formation and Young Stellar Population in Bright-rimmed Cloud SFO 38. R. Choudhury, B. Mookherjea, H.C. Bhatt, 2010, ApJ, 717, 1067

  • A Multiwavelength Study of Star Formation in the Vicinity of Galactic H II Region Sh 2-100. M.R. Samal, A.K. Pandey, D.K. Ojha, S.K. Ghosh, V.K. Kulkarni, N. Kusakabe, M. Tamura, B.C. Bhatt, M.A. Thompson, R. Sagar. 2010, ApJ, 714, 1015

  • SDSS J123813.73 – 033933.0: A Cataclysmic Variable Evolved Beyond the Period Minimum. A. Aviles et al. 2010, ApJ, 711, 389

  • The CH fraction of carbon stars at high Galactic latitudes. A. Goswami, D. Karinkuzhi, N.S. Shantikumar. 2010, MNRAS, 402, 1111

  • CCD time-series photometry of the globular cluster NGC 5053: RR Lyrae, Blue Stragglers and SX Phoenicis stars revisited. A.A. Ferro, S. Giridhar, D.M. Bramich. 2010, MNRAS, 402, 226

  • Optical variability of radio-intermediate quasars. A. Goyal, Gopal-Krishna, S. Joshi, R. Sagar, Paul J. Wiita, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu. 2010, MNRAS, 401, 2622

  • Exploring pre-main sequence variables of ONC: The new variables. Padmakar Parihar, Sergio Messina, Elisa Distefano, N.S. Shantikumar, Biman J. Medhi, 2009, MNRAS, 400, 603

  • Nebular Phase Observations of the Type Ib Supernova 2008D/X-ray Transient 080109: Side-viewed Bipolar Explosion. M. Tanaka et al., 2009, ApJ, 700, 1680

  • Unusual optical quiescence of the classical BL Lac object PKS 0735+178 on intranight time scale. A. Goyal, Gopal-Krishna, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, R. Sagar, S. Britzen, M. Karouzos, M.F. Aller, H.D. Aller, 2009, MNRAS, 399, 1622

  • Star formation in blue compact dwarf galaxies: Mkn 104 and I Zw 97. S. Ramya, D.K. Sahu, T.P. Prabhu, 2009, MNRAS, 397, 97

  • Search for rapid spectral feature variations in chemically peculiar star HR4330. S.M. Sriraghavan, G.S.D. Babu. 2009, MNRAS, 396, 2061

  • Triggered star formation and evolution of T-Tauri stars in and around bright-rimmed clouds. N. Chauhan, A.K. Pandey, K. Ogura, D.K. Ojha, B.C. Bhatt, S.K. Ghosh, P.S. Rawat, 2009, MNRAS, 396, 964

  • Spectroscopic survey of ASAS eclipsing variables: search for chromospherically active eclipsing binary stars - I. Padmakar Parihar, S. Messina, P. Bama, B.J. Medhi, S. Muneer, C. Velu, A. Ahmad, 2009, MNRAS, 395, 593

  • Type Ib Supernova 2008D Associated With the Luminous X-Ray Transient 080109: An Energetic Explosion of a Massive Helium Star. M. Tanaka, N. Tominaga, K. Nomoto, S. Valenti, D.K. Sahu, T. Minezaki, Y. Yoshii, M. Yoshida, G.C. Anupama, S. Benetti and 4 coauthors, 2009, ApJ, 692, 1131

  • The Broad-Line Type Ic Supernova SN 2007ru: Adding to the Diversity of Type Ic Supernovae. D.K. Sahu, M. Tanaka, G.C. Anupama, U.K. Gurugubelli, K. Nomoto, 2009, ApJ, 697, 676

  • Optical photometry and spectroscopy of the Type Ibn supernova SN 2006jc until the onset of dust formation. G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, U.K. Gurugubelli, T.P. Prabhu, N. Tominaga, M. Tanaka, K. Nomoto, 2009, MNRAS, 392, 894

  • Nova V4444 Sagittarii 1999 in the early decline and quiescent phases. U.S. Kamath, N.M. Ashok, G.C. Anupama, 2008, BASI, 36, 141

  • Night sky at the Indian Astronomical Observatory during 2000-2008. C.S. Stalin, M. Hegde, D.K. Sahu, P.S. Parihar, G.C. Anupama, B.C. Bhatt, T.P. Prabhu, 2008, BASI, 36, 111

  • Photometric and spectroscopic evolution of the type II-P supernova SN 2004A. U.K. Gurugubelli, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, N.K. Chakradhari, 2008, BASI, 36, 79

  • The peculiar type Ib supernova SN 2006jc: A WCO Wolf-Rayet star explosion. Tominaga, N. et al., 2008, ApJ, 687, 1208

  • Multiwavelength analysis of the intriguing GRB 061126: The reverse shock scenario and magnetization. A. Gomboc et al., 2008, ApJ, 687, 443

  • The Rapidly Flaring Afterglow of the Very Bright and Energetic GRB 070125. A.C. Updike et al., 2008, ApJ, 685, 361

  • A new search for variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 6366. A. Arellano Ferro, S. Giridhar, V. Rojas López, R. Figuera, D.M. Bramich, P. Rosenzweig, 2008, RMxAA, 44, 365

  • Optical and near-infrared photometric study of the open cluster NGC 637 and 957. R.K.S. Yadav, Brijesh Kumar, A. Subramaniam, R. Sagar, B. Mathew. 2008, MNRAS, 390, 985

  • Photometric and spectroscopic study of a highly reddened type Ia supernova SN 2003hx in NGC 2076. K. Misra, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, K. Pandey, 2008, MNRAS, 389, 706

  • Be phenomenon in open clusters: results from a survey of emission-line stars in young open clusters. B.Mathew, A. Subramaniam, B. C. Bhatt, 2008, MNRAS, 388, 1879

  • The evolution of the peculiar type Ia supernova SN 2005hk over 400 days. D.K. Sahu, Masaomi Tanaka, G.C. Anupama, Koji S. Kawabata, Keiichi Maeda, Nozomu Tominaga, Ken'ichi Nomoto, P.A. Mazzali, T.P. Prabhu, 2008, ApJ, 680, 580

  • Multiwavelength study of the transient X-ray binary IGR J01583+6713. Ramanpreet Kaur, B. Paul, B. Kumar, R. Sagar, 2008, MNRAS, 386, 2253

  • Stellar contents and star formation in the young open cluster Stock 8. J. Jose, A.K. Pandey, D.K. Ojha, K. Ogura, W.P. Chen, B.C. Bhatt, S.K. Ghosh, H. Mito, G. Maheswar, S. Sharma. 2008, MNRAS, 384, 1675

  • CCD photometry of the globular cluster NGC 5466. RR Lyrae light-curve decomposition and the distance scale. A. Arellano Ferro, V. Rojas López, S. Giridhar, D.M. Bramich. 2008, MNRAS, 384, 1444

  • Stellar contents and star formation in the young star cluster Be 59. A.K. Pandey, S. Sharma, K. Ogura, D.K. Ojha, W.P. Chen, B.C. Bhatt, S.K. Ghosh, 2008, MNRAS, 383, 1241

  • Study of star formation in NGC 1084. S. Ramya, D.K. Sahu, T.P. Prabhu, 2007, MNRAS, 381, 511

  • Pre-main sequence stars, emission stars and recent star formation in the Cygnus Region. B. Bhavya, B. Mathew, A. Subramaniam. 2007, BASI, 35, 383

  • Low resolution spectroscopy of high Galactic latitude objects: A search for CH stars. Aruna Goswami, P. Bama, N.S. Shantikumar, Deepthi Devassy, 2007, BASI, 35, 339

  • The dark nature of GRB 051022 and its host galaxy. A. J. Castro-Tirado, M. Bremer, S. McBreen, J. Gorosabel, S. Guziy, R. M. Gonzalez Delgado, G. Bihain, T. Fakthullin, S. B. Pandey, M. Jelinek, A. de Ugarte Postigo, V. Sokolov, K. Misra, R. Sagar, P. Bama, A. P. Kamble, G. C. Anupama, J. Licandro, F. J. Aceituno, R. Neri, 2007, A&A, 475, 101

  • Further evidence for intra-night optical variability of radio-quiet quasars. A. Goyal, Gopal-Krishna, R. Sagar, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, 2007, BASI, 35, 141

  • A Multiwavelength Study of Galactic H II Region Sh 2-294. M.R. Samal et al., 2007, ApJ, 671, 555

  • Star formation in young star cluster NGC1893. S. Sharma et al., 2007, MNRAS, 380, 1141

  • Champagne flow and triggered star formation in NGC 1893. G. Maheswar, S. Sharma, J. Medhi Biman, A. K. Pandey, H. C. Bhatt, 2007, MNRAS, 379, 1237

  • The AGN and gas disc in the low surface brightness galaxy PGC045080. M. Das, N. Kantharia, S. Ramya, T.P. Prabhu, S.S. McGaugh, S.N. Vogel. 2007, MNRAS, 379, 11

  • Age Sequence in Small Clusters Associated with Bright-Rimmed Clouds. K. Ogura, N. Chauhan, A.K. Pandey, B.C. Bhatt, D.K. Ojha, Y. Itoh, 2007, PASJ, 59, 1990

  • Photometry of balloon 090100001 with the Himalayan Chandra Telescope. A. Ahmad, C.S. Jeffery, C. Aerts, G. Fontaine, S. Charpinet. 2007, BASI, 35, 67

  • Near-infrared JH Photometry of Young Open Cluster Be 59. S. Sharma, K. Ogura, A.K. Pandey, D.K. Ojha, B.C. Bhatt, 2007, BASI, 35, 53

  • Photometric study of distant open clusters in the second quadrant: NGC 7245, King 9, King 13 and IC 166. A. Subramaniam, B.C. Bhatt, 2007, MNRAS, 377, 829

  • Hubble Space Telescope and optical observations of three pulsating accreting white dwarfs in cataclysmic variables. P.Szkody, A. Mukadam, B.T. Gansicke, P.A. Woudt, J-E. Solheim, A. Nitta, E.M. Sion, B. Warner, D.K. Sahu, T.P. Prabhu, A. Henden, 2007, ApJ, 658, 1188

  • ESC observations of SN 2005cf - I. Photometric evolution of a normal Type Ia supernova. A. Pastorello, et al., 2007, MNRAS, 376, 1301

  • Results from a spectroscopic survey in the CoRoT fields: I. Search for chromospherically active stars. B. J. Medhi, S. Messina, P. S. Parihar, I. Pagano, S. Muneer, K. Duorah, 2007, A&A, 469, 713

  • Observational evidence of optical variability in L dwarfs. M. Maiti, 2007, AJ, 133, 1633

  • Optical observations of GRB 060124 afterglow: a case for an injection break. K. Misra, D. Bhattacharya, D.K. Sahu, R. Sagar, G.C. Anupama, A. L. Castro-Tirado, S.S. Guziy, B.C. Bhatt, 2007, A&A, 464, 903

  • Properties of dust in early-type galaxies. M.K. Patil, S.K. Pandey, D.K. Sahu, A. Kembhavi, 2007, A&A 461,103

  • A high resolution spectral analysis of three carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars. A. Goswami, W. Aoki, T.C. Beers, N. Christlieb, J.E. Norris, S.G. Ryan, S. Tsangarides, 2006, MNRAS, 372, 343

  • Multi-wavelength afterglow observations of the high redshift GRB 050730. S.B. Pandey et al. (23 authors including B.C. Bhatt & D.K. Sahu), 2006, A&A 460, 415.

  • GRB 051028: an intrinsically faint gamma-ray burst at high redshift? A.J. Castro-Tirado et al. 2006, A&A, 459, 763

  • Photometric and spectroscopic evolution of the Type IIP supernova SN 2004et. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, S. Srividya, S. Muneer, 2006, MNRAS, 372, 1315

  • CCD photometry of the globular cluster M2: RR Lyrae physical parameters and new variables. C. Lazaro, A.A. Ferro, M.J. Arevalo, D.M. Bramich, S. Giridhar, E. Poretti. 2006, MNRAS, 372, 69

  • Fundamental parameters of six neglected old open clusters. G. Carraro, A. Subramaniam, & K.A. Janes, 2006, MNRAS, 371, 1301

  • NGC 7419: a young open cluster with a number of very young intermediate mass pre-MS stars. A. Subramaniam, B. Mathew, B.C. Bhatt, S. Ramya, 2006, MNRAS, 370, 743.

  • Post-outburst phase of McNeil's nebula (V1647 Orions). D.K. Ojha et al. 2006, MNRAS, 368, 825

  • Photometric study of Type Ia Supernova SN 2002hu. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama & T.P. Prabhu, 2006, MNRAS, 366, 682

  • Mass function of open clusters NGC 1857 and Czernik 25. S. Sujatha, G.S.D. Babu, S. Ananthamurthy, 2006, BASI, 34, 357

  • Deep J -band imaging of high redshift QSO candidates with the Himalayan Chandra Telescope. T. Goto, D.K. Ojha, 2006, BASI, 34, 291

  • NGC 1624 (OCl 403, Cr 53) - A very young open cluster. S. Sujatha, G.S.D. Babu, 2006, Ap&SS, 305, 399

  • Multi-observatory observations of night-side of Venus at 2.3 micron - atmospheric circulation from tracking of cloud features, S. Limaye, J. Warell, B.C. Bhatt, P. Fry, E.F. Young, 2006, BASI, 34, 189

  • Evolution of Emission-Line Activity in Intermediate-Mass Young Stars. P. Manoj, H.C. Bhatt, G. Maheswar, S. Muneer, 2006, ApJ. 653, 657

  • The Unique Type Ib Supernova 2005bf: A WN Star Explosion Model for Peculiar Light Curves and Spectra. N. Tominaga et al. 2005, ApJ, 633, L97

  • The peculiar type Ib supernova SN 2005bf: explosion of a massive star with a thin hydrogen envelope? G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, J. Deng, K. Nomoto, N. Tominaga, M. Tanaka, P.A. Mazzalli & T.P. Prabhu, 2005. ApJ, 631, L125

  • Deep Impact: Observations from a Worldwide Earth-Based Campaign. K.J. Meech et al. 2005, Sci., 310, 265

  • NGC 146: a young open cluster with a Herbig Be star and intermediate mass pre-main sequence stars. A. Subramaniam, D.K. Sahu, R. Sagar, P. Vijitha, 2005, A&A, 440, 511

  • Radio, millimeter and optical monitoring of GRB030329 afterglow: Constraining the double jet model. L. Resmi, C.H. Ishwara-Chandra, A.J. Castro-Tirado et al. 2005. A&A 440, 477

  • The WEBT campaign to observe AO 0235+16 in the 2003-2004 observing season. Results from radio-to-optical monitoring and XMM-Newton observations. C.M. Raiteri et al. 2005, A&A, 438, 39

  • A multiwavelength study of the optical remnant of nova GK Persei. G.C. Anupama & N.G. Kantharia, 2005, A&A, 435, 167

  • CH stars at high Galactic Latitudes. A. Goswami, 2005, MNRAS, 359, 531

  • Observation of R-Band Variability of L Dwarfs. M. Maiti, P.S. Parihar, S. Sengupta, G.C. Anupama, 2005, ApJ, 619, L183

  • Type Ia supernova SN 2003du: optical observations. G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu & J. Jose, 2005, A&A, 429, 667

  • CCD Photometry of the RR Lyrae Stars in NGC 4147. A. Arellano Ferro, M.J.Arevalo, C. Lazaro et al. 2004, RMxAA, 40, 209

  • UBVRI CCD photometric studies of open clusters Berkeley 15, Czernik 18 and NGC 2401. S. Sujatha, G.S.D Babu, S. Ananthamurthy, 2004, BASI 32, 205.

  • Kinematics of two dwarf galaxies in the NGC 6946 group. A. Begum, J. Chengalur, 2004, A&A, 424, 509

  • Optical studies of V4332 Sagittarii - detection of unusually strong KI and NaI lines in emission. D.P.K.Banerjee, N.M.Ashok, 2004, ApJL, 604, 57

  • Early optical and millimeter observations of GRB 030226 afterglow. S.B. Pandey, R. Sagar, G.C. Anupama, et al. 2004, A&A, 417, 919

  • The optical afterglow of the not so dark GRB 021211. S.B. Pandey, G.C. Anupama, R. Sagar et al. 2003, A&A, 408, 21

  • Optical observations of the bright long duration peculiar GRB 021004 afterglow. S.B. Pandey, D.K. Sahu, L. Resmi et al 2003, BASI, 31, 19

  • A Flattening in the Optical Light Curve of SN 2002ap. S.B. Pandey, G.C. Anupama, R. Sagar et al. 2003, MNRAS, 340, 375

  • Optical Photomerty of the GRB 010222 Afterglow. R. Cowsik et al. 2001. BASI 29, 157


  • Conference Proceedings
  • Papers
  • The Globular Cluster NGC 6981: Variable stars population, physical parameters and astrometry. R. Figuera Jaimes, A. Arellano Ferro, D.M. Bramich, S. Giridhar. 2011, XIII Latin American Regional IAU Meeting (Eds. W. J. Henney & S. Torres-Peimbert) Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) Vol. 40, pp. 235-236

  • Reverberation mapping of the Seyfert 1.5 galaxy H 0507+164. Jeyakumar, S.; Stalin, C. S.; Coziol, R. 2011, XIII Latin American Regional IAU Meeting (Eds. W. J. Henney & S. Torres-Peimbert) Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) Vol. 40, pp. 123-123

  • Multi-wavelength study of the young cluster NGC 1624. J. Jose, A.K. Pandey, K. Ogura, K. et al., ASI Conference Series, 2010, Vol. 1, pp 233-235

  • Star formation in bright-rimmed clouds and associated clusters. N. Chauhan, A.K. Pandey, K. Ogura, J. Jose, ASI Conference Series, 2010, Vol. 1, pp 221-223

  • Be phenomenon in open clusters: Results from a survey of emission-line stars in young open clusters, B. Mathew, A. Subramaniam, B.C. Bhatt. The Interferometric View on Hot Stars (Eds. Th. Rivinius & M. Curé) Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica (Serie de Conferencias) Vol. 38, pp. 96-97 (2010)

  • Recovery of Quiescent Novae. U. S. Kamath, 2009, ASPC, 404, 93

  • The Peculiar Type Ia Supernova 2005hk, V. Stanishev, S. Taubenberger, G. Blanc, G.C. Anupama, S. Benetti, E. Cappellaro, N. Elias-Rosa, and 11 coauthors including Sahu, D.K., 2007, In proceedings of the conference "The Multicoloured Landscape of Compact Objects and their Explosive Origins", AIP Conference Proceedings, 924, 336

  • Type Ia Supernovae: Progenitors and Peculiarity. K. Nomoto, M. Tanaka, K.S. Kawabata, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama 2007. In Proceedings of the conference``The Multicoloured Landscape of Compact Objects and their Explosive Origins'', AIP Conference Proceedings, 924, 194

  • The latest two GRB detected by Hete-2: GRB 051022 and GRB 051028, A.J. Castro-Tirado et al., 2006, AIPC 836, 79

  • First UBVRI CCD photometry of young open clusters Czernik 20 and Czernik 25. S. Sujatha. 2005, Proceedings of the 9th Asian-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting, pp 155-157.

  • Night sky extinction measurements at the Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle. P.S. Parihar, D.K. Sahu, B.C. Bhatt et al. 2003, BASI, 31, 453

  • SN 2002ap, the hypernova of class Ic. S.B. Pandey, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, et al. 2003, BASI, 31, 351

  • Observations of the Type IIP Supernova 2001X During the Plateau Phase. G.C. Anupama & D.K. Sahu 2002. In: Proc. XXI Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. D.C.V. Mallik, BASI, 30, 751

  • The Indian Astronomical Observatory's 2-m Telescope: Remote Observations and Pipeline Data Analysis. G.C. Anupama 2001. In: Proc. Workshop on Automated Data Analysis in Astronomy, ed. R. Gupta et al., Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 249.


  • Abstracts
  • Search for rapid spectral feature variations in HR4330. S.M. Sriraghavan, G.S.D. Babu, 2008. In: Proc. 25th Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. K. Subramaniam & D.J. Saikia, p. 62

  • Observations of quiescent novae. U.S. Kamath 2008. In: Proc. 25th Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. K. Subramaniam & D.J. Saikia, p. 52

  • Comparative intra-night optical variability of high and low polarization quasars with dominant radio cores. A. Goyal, Gopal-Krishna, Ram Sagar, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu 2008. In: Proc. 25th Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. K. Subramaniam & D.J. Saikia, p. 73

  • Photometric and spectroscopic evolution of the type IIP supernova SN 2004A. U.K. Gurugubelli, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama 2008. In: Proc. 25th Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. K. Subramaniam & D.J. Saikia, p. 64

  • 2006 outburst of RS Ophiuchi: evolution of the optical spectrum. G.C. Anupama, U.S. Kamath, S. Muneer, G. Pandey, D.K. Sahu, G. Selvakumar 2008. In: Proc. 25th Meeting of the Astron. Soc. India, ed. K. Subramaniam & D.J. Saikia, p. 60

  • Photometric study of type Ia supernova SN 2002hu. D.K. Sahu & G.C. Anupama 2005, BASI 33, 404

  • Dust properties of NGC 3801. L. Chaware et al. 2005, BASI 33, 401

  • Multiwavelength study of massive star forming region IRAS 06055+2039. A. Tej et al. 2005, BASI 33, 394

  • Optical spectroscopy of the classical nova V5114 Sgr 2004. G.C. Anupama & P.S. Parihar 2005, BASI 33, 380

  • Study of emission line stars in young open clusters using slit-less spectra: NGC 663. A. Subramaniam, B.C. Bhatt & S. Ramya 2005, BASI 33, 378

  • NGC 146: a young open cluster with different ages for the low and high mass stars. A. Subramaniam, D.K. Sahu, R. Sagar & P. Vijitha 2005, BASI 33, 378

  • Atmospheric extinction at the Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle and at the Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur. S. Sujatha, S.M. Sriraghavan, K. Jayakumar & G.S.D. Babu, 2005, BASI 33, 372

  • Study of young open cluster NGC 1624. S. Sujatha, S.M. Sriraghavan & G.S.D. Babu 2005, BASI 33, 372

  • Post-outburst phase of the McNeil's nebula (V1647 Orionis). D.K. Ojha et al. 2005, BASI 33, 370

  • Observations of R-band variability of L dwarfs. M. Maiti, S. Sengupta, P.S. Parihar & G.C. Anupama, BASI 33, 368


  • IAU Circulars, GCN Circulars, etc.
  • Supernova 2011ae in MCG -03-30-19 = Psn J11544925-1651436. D.K. Sahu, S. Arora, P. Anto. 2011, CBET, 2658, 2

  • Supernova 2011aa in UGC 3906 = Psn J07364263+7426348. U.K. Gurugubelli, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, P. Anto, S. Arora. 2011, CBET, 2653, 3

  • Supernova 2011T in UGC 10733 = Psn J17100362+3230012. U.K. Gurugubelli, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, P. Anto, S. Arora. 2011, CBET, 2646, 2

  • Supernova 2010dl in IC 1391. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, S. Arora. 2010, CBET, 2298, 1

  • Supernova 2010af in NGC 3172. U.K. Gurugubelli, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, S. Arora, P. Anto, 2010, CBET, 2197, 1

  • Supernovae 2009mz and 2009na. D.K. Sahu, 2009, CBET, 2103, 1

  • Supernova 2009jf in NGC 7479. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, U.K. Gurugubelli, 2009, CBET, 1955, 2

  • Supernova 2009ic in MCG -01-13-33. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, U.K. Gurugubelli, 2009, CBET, 1917, 1

  • Supernova 2009hd in M66. M.M. Kasliwal, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, 2009, CBET, 1874, 2

  • SN2009dn is a Type II Supernova. M.M. Kasliwal, D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, 2009, ATel, 2117, 1

  • Supernova 2009P in Pgc 34730. U.K. Gurugubelli, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, A. Kaur, 2009, CBET, 1687, 1

  • GRB090618: HCT optical observations. G.C. Anupama, U.K. Gurugubelli, D.K. Sahu, 2009, GCN, 9576, 1

  • V1647 Orionis. D.K. Ojha, S.K. Ghosh, S.S. Kaurav, B.C. Bhatt, D.K. Sahu, A. Tej, 2009, IAUC, 9006,1

  • Supernova SN 2008in in M61. S. Chakraborti, T.P. Prabhu, G.C. Anupama, A. Kaur, U.K. Gurugubelli, A. Ray, 2008, CBET 1638, 1

  • GRB 080506:Optical observations from HCT. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, K. Misra, 2008, GCN 7700, 1

  • Supernova 2007fb in UGC 12859. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, S. Kumar, B. Mathew. 2007, CBET 993

  • Supernova 2006td. U.K. Gurugubelli, G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, 2006, CBET, 790 & 789

  • Supernova 2006be in IC 4582. G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, U.K. Gurugubelli. 2006, CBET 452

  • Supernova 2006it in NGC 6956. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, CBET 665

  • GRB 060801: optical observations at Hanle and Calar Alto. A.J. Castro-Tirado, G.C. Anupama, S. Srividya, S. Ramya, et al. 2006, GCN, 5384

  • GRB 060124 Optical Observations. B.C. Bhatt, D.K. Sahu, S. Srividya & N.K. Chakradhari, 2006, GCN 4597

  • SN 2005lt in MCG +03-30-51. D.K. Sahu, G.C. Anupama, 2005, CBET 319

  • GRB 051021 optical observations. D.K. Sahu, G. Pandey, P. Bama, N. Chakradhari, 2005 GCN 4294

  • GRB 051028 optical observations. D.K. Sahu, S. Srividya, S. Vanniarajan, 2005 GCN 4278

  • GRB 051109A optical observations. K. Misra, A.P. Kamble, D.K. Sahu, S. Srividya, P. Bama, G.C. Anupama, M.S. Vanniarajan, 2005, GCN 4259

  • GRB050730, optical observations. B.C. Bhatt, D.K. Sahu, 2005, GCN 3775

  • GRB050803, optical observations. S. Ramya, D.K. Sahu, P.S. Parihar, T.P. Prabhu, 2005, GCN 3774

  • GRB 050502b, optical observations. B.C. Bhatt, S. Ramya & G.C. Anupama. 2005. GCN 3346

  • IRAS 05436-0007. G. Maheswar, H.C. Bhatt 2004. IAU Circ., 8295

  • GRB 021004: optical observations. D.K. Sahu, B.C. Bhatt, G.C. Anupama & T.P. Prabhu 2002. GCN 1587

  • GRB 021004: optical observations. G.C. Anupama, D.K. Sahu, B.C. Bhatt & T.P. Prabhu 2002. GCN 1582


  • PhD Theses using data obtained with HCT
  • Optical studies of GRB related events. S.B. Pandey, 2005 (ARIES)

  • B.J. Medhi, 2007 (Guwahati)

  • Theoretical and Obervational Study of Sub Stellar Mass Object. M. Maiti, 2008 (IIA)

  • Multi-wavelength Studies of Energetic Cosmic Explosions. K. Misra, 2008 (ARIES)

  • Study of Initial Mass Function of Faint Young Open Clusters. S. Sujatha, 2008 (MPBIFR)

  • A. Goyal, 2009 (ARIES)

  • Study of Emission-line stars In Young Open Clusters. B. Mathew, 2010 (IIA)

  • Initial mass function and star formation in young star clusters. J. Jose, 2011 (ARIES)

  • Observational Aspects of Core Collapse Supernovae. Uday Kumar, 2011 (IIA)

  • S. Ramya 2011 (IIA)

  • Rumpa Choudhury 2011 (IIA)

  • Star formation in bright rimmed clouds and associated young clusters. N. Chauhan, 2011 (ARIES)

  • Multi-wavelength studies on galactic HII regions. M.N. Samal, 2011 (ARIES)

  • Bharat Kumar Yerra, 2012 (IIA)

  • Amit Shukla, 2013 (IIA)

  • S. Ratna Kumar, 2014 (IIA)

  • B.P. Hema, 2014 (IIA)

  • Joe Philip Ninan, 2016 (TIFR)

  • Vaidehi Sharan Palya, 2016 (IIA)

  • Shubham Srivastav, 2017 (IIA)

  • Sushmitha Rani Anthony (ongoing: IIA)

  • M. Honey (ongoing: IIA)

  • Avinash Singh (ongoing: IIA)

  • M. Pavana (ongoing: IIA)


High Altitude Gamma-Ray Array Telescope (HAGAR)

  • Refereed Journals
  • Long-term study of Mkn 421 with the HAGAR Array of Telescopes. A. Sinha et al. 2016, A&A, 519, 83

  • Multi-frequency, Multi-epoch Study of Mrk 501: Hints for a Two-component Nature of the Emission. A. Shukla, V.R. Chitnis, B.B. Singh, B.S. Acharya, G.C. Anupama, P. Bhattacharjee, R.J. Britto, K. Mannheim, T.P. Prabhu, L. Saha, P.R. Vishwanath, 2015, ApJ, 798, 2

  • Pointing of HAGAR telescope mirrors. K.S. Gothe et al. 2013, ExA, 35, 489

  • A study of the performance parameters of the High Altitude Gamma Ray (HAGAR) telescope system at Ladakh in India. L. Saha, V.R. Chitnis, P.R. Vishwanath, S. Kale, A. Shukla, B.S. Acharya, G.C. Anupama, P. Bhattacharjee, R. Britto, T.P. Prabhu, B.B. Singh, 2013, APh, 42, 33

  • Multiwavelength study of the TeV blazar Mrk 421 during a giant flare. A. Shukla, V.R. Chitnis, P.R. Vishwanath, B.S. Acharya, G.C. Anupama, P. Bhattacharjee, R. Britto, T.P. Prabhu, L. Saha, B.B. Singh, 2012, A&A, 541, 140


  • Conference Proceedings
  • Papers
  • Gamma-Ray Source Observations with the HAGAR telescope system at Hanle in the Himalayas. R. Britto et al. 2009, in SF2A-2009: Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, eds. M. Heydari-Malayeri, C. Reyl\'{e} and R. Samadi, p. 131

  • Observation of Crab Nebula with the HAGAR telescope system at Hanle in the Himalayas. R. Britto et al. 2009, Proceedings 31st ICRC, OG 2.7, p.958

  • Status of HAGAR telescope array at Hanle in the Himalayas. V.R. Chitnis et al. 2009, Proceedings 31st ICRC, OG 2.7, p. 696

  • Observations of Blazars Mkn421 and 1ES 2344+514 using the PACT and HAGAR telescope systems. V.R. Chitnis et al. 2009, Proceedings 31st ICRC, OG 2.7, p. 697

  • Observation of Geminga and Crab pulsars using HAGAR telescope systems. B.S. Acharya et al. 2009, Proceedings 31st ICRC, OG 2.7, p. 669

  • The status of high-altitude Himalayan Gamma Ray Observatory at Hanle. B.S. Acharya et al. 2007, Proceedings 30th ICRC, vol.3, eds. Rogelio Caballero, Juan Carlos D'Olivo, Gustavo Medina-Tanco, Lukas Nellen, Federico A. S\'{a}nchez, Jos\'{e} F. Vald\'{e}s-Galicia. p. 1361

  • Status of HAGAR, the High Altitude Gamma Ray Observatory at Hanle, V. Chitnis, et al. 2005, Proceedings 29th ICRC, OG 2.7, vol.5, page 235

  • The Himalayan Gamma ­ Ray Observatory at Hanle. R. Koul et al. 2005, Proceedings 29th ICRC, OG 2.7, vol. 5, page 243.

  • A mini ACT experiment at low and high altitudes, P.R. Viswanath, et al. 2005, Proceedings 29th ICRC, OG 2.7, vol. 5, page 271

  • High Altitude Gamma Ray Observatory at Hanle, B.S. Acharya, et al. 2003, ICRC, 5, 2999

  • High Altitude gamma-ray Observatory at Hanle (HAGAR). R. Cowsik, P. N. Bhat, B. S. Acharya, V. R. Chitnis, P. Majumdar, P. R. Vishwanath, T. P. Prabhu and R. Srinivasan. 2002, in Proceedings of the International Science Symposium on The Universe Viewed in Gamma-Rays, September 25-28, 2002, in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, Frontier Science Series No. 39, edited by R. Enomoto, M. Mori and S. Yanagita, Universal Academy Press, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, p. 377

  • A possible High Altitude High Energy Gamma Ray Observatory in India, R. Cowsik, et al. 2001, in Proceedings of the 27th International Cosmic Ray Conference, p. 2769


  • Abstracts
  • Observations of Blazar 1ES2344+514 from HAGAR. A. Shukla. 27th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 2009 February 18-20.

  • Observation of the Crab nebula with the HAGAR telescopes at Hanle. R. Britto. 27th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 2009 February 18-20.

  • HAGAR Telescopes Pointing. K.S. Gothe. 27th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 2009 February 18-20.

  • New Indian Initiatives in Gamma Ray Astronomy. P.R. Vishwanath. 27th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, 2009 February 18-20.


  • PhD Theses
  • Amit Shukla, 2013 (IIA)

  • Lab Saha, 2015 (SINP)

  • A. Sinha (Ongoing) (TIFR)


Other Publications

  • Refereed Journals
  • Fine and ultrafine particles at a near-free tropospheric environment over the high-altitude station Hanle in the Trans-Himalaya: New particle formation and size distribution. Moorthy, K. Krishna; Sreekanth, V.; Prakash Chaubey, Jai; Gogoi, Mukunda M.; Suresh Babu, S.; Kumar Kompalli, Sobhan; Bagare, S. P.; Bhatt, Bhuvan C.; Gaur, Vinod K.; Prabhu, T. P.; Singh, N. S. 2011JGRD..11620212M

  • High altitude ( ̃4520 m amsl) measurements of black carbon aerosols over western trans-Himalayas: Seasonal heterogeneity and source apportionment. Babu, S. Suresh; Chaubey, Jai Prakash; Krishna Moorthy, K.; Gogoi, Mukunda M.; Kompalli, Sobhan Kumar; Sreekanth, V.; Bagare, S. P.; Bhatt, Bhuvan C.; Gaur, Vinod K.; Prabhu, Tushar P.; Singh, N. S. 2011JGRD..11624201B

  • Aerosol optical properties retrieved using Skyradiometer at Hanle in western Himalayas . Verma, Neeharika; Bagare, S. P.; Ningombam, Shantikumar Singh; Singh, Rajendra B. 2010JASTP..72..115V

  • GPS-based atmospheric precipitable water vapor estimation using meteorological parameters interpolated from NCEP global reanalysis data . Jade, Sridevi; Vijayan, M. S. M. 2008JGRD..11303106J

  • Estimates of interseismic deformation in Northeast India from GPS measurements. Jade, S.; Vijayan, M. S. M.; Gupta, S. S.; Kumar, P. D.; Gaur, V. K.; Arumugam, S. 2007IJRS...28.3045J

  • High-altitude clear-sky direct solar ultraviolet irradiance at Leh and Hanle in the western Himalayas: Observations and model calculations. Singh, Sachchidanand; Singh, Risal 2004JGRD..10919201S

  • GPS Measurements from the Southern Tibetan Plateau: Tests of Plate-like or Continuous Deformation. Bendick, R.; Jade, S.; Bhatt, B.; Gaur, V.; Molnar, P.; Anand, M.; Kumar, D. 2003AGUFM.T22C..05B

  • GPS measurements from the Ladakh Himalaya, India: Preliminary tests of plate-like or continuous deformation in Tibet. Jade, S., Bhatt, B. C., Yang, Z., Bendick, R., Gaur, V. K., Molnar, P., Anand, M. B., Kumar, D. 2004, Geol. Soc. America Bull. 116,1385

  • Estimates of precipitable water vapour from GPS data over the Indian subcontinent, S. Jade et al. 2005, Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, Volume 67, Issue 6, p. 623-635

  • Measurements of 220 GHz atmospheric transperancy at IAO, Hanle, during 2000-2003. P.G. Ananthasubramanian, S. Yamamoto, T.P. Prabhu, 2004, BASI, 32, 99

  • 220 GHz Zenith Atmospheric Transparency at IAO, Hanle. P.G. Ananthasubramanam, S. Yamamoto, T.P. Prabhu, 2002, Int. J. Infr. Millim. Waves, 23, 227


  • Conference (Proceedings, Abstracts)
  • The Indo-French collaboration for greenhouse gases monitoring in India. M. Ramonet, N.K. Indira, B.C. Bhatt, M. Schmidt, M.Delmotte, M.V. Reddy, R. Kirubagaran, S. Pattnaik, D. Kumar Jha, P. Bousquet, P. Rayner, P.S. Swathi, V.K. Gaur. 2009. Paper presented at 8th International Carbon Dioxide Conference in Jena, Germany during September 13-19, 2009.

  • Real-time transmission and processing of atmospheric CO2 data in IMECC (Infrastructure for Measurement of the European Carbon Cycle) and GEOmon (Global Earth Observation and Monitoring) projects. Tarniewicz, J., Ramonet, M., Bhatt, B. C., et al. 2009. Paper presented at 8th International Carbon Dioxide Conference in Jena, Germany during September 13-19, 2009.

  • Developing the monitoring of greenhouse gases in India: a network design approach. Banizette, E., Rayner, P., Swathi, P. S., Bousquet, P., Indira, N. K., Ramonet, M., Delmotte, M., Bhatt, B. C., and Gaur, V. K. 2009. Paper presented at 8th International Carbon Dioxide Conference in Jena, Germany during September 13-19, 2009.

  • First analysis of the atmospheric CO2 measurements at Hanle Observatory, Northern India. Indira, N. K., Ramonet, M., Bhatt, B. C., Angchuk, D., et al., 2007. Paper presented in 14th WMO/IAEA Meeting of Experts on Carbon Dioxide Concentration and Related Tracer Measurement Techniques at Helsinki, Finland; September 10-13, 2007.

  • Caribou: New instruments for continuous CO2 measurements and real-time data transmission. Galdemard, P., Ramonet, M., Ciaia, P.,Cloue, O., Allard, J., Azoulay, R., Eppelle, D., Bolorgey, J. and Bhatt, B. C. 2005. Paper presented in 13th WMO/IAEA Meeting of Experts on Carbon Dioxide Concentration and Related Tracer Measurement Techniques at Boulder, Colorado, USA; September 19-22, 2005.

  • GPS measurements from the Southern Tibetan Plateau: Tests of Plate-like or Continuous Deformation. Bendick, R., Jade, S., Bhatt, B. C., Molnar, P., Anand, M. B., Kumar, D., 2003. American Geophysical Union, abs#T22-05

  • An introduction to the Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle. R. Cowsik, R. Srinivasan, T.P Prabhu, 2002, in Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range. ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 266, p. 424

  • 220 GHz tipping radiometer for monitoring sky opacity at Hanle, P. Ananthasubramanian, S. Yamamoto, T.P. Prabhu, 2002, in Astronomical Site Evaluation in the Visible and Radio Range. ASP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 266, p. 164

  • Site Characteristics of the Indian Astronomical Observatory. B.C. Bhatt, T.P. Prabhu & G.C. Anupama 2000. In: Proc. XIX Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, ed. H.C. Bhatt, BASI 28, 441.

  • Continental deformation ahead of the striding Indian Plate: A study of the Trans-Himalayan kinematics in Ladakh, India. Sridevi Jade, Bhatt, B. C., Anand, M. B., Gaur, V. K., 1999. Paper presented in the XXII General Assembly of International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Birmingham (UK) during July 18-24, 1999.

  • GPS derived slip rate along Karakoram fault in the Indo-Eurasian continental collision zone. Sridevi Jade, Bhatt, B. C., Anand, M. B., Gaur, V. K., 1999. Paper presented in the XXII General Assembly of International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Birmingham (UK) during July 18-24, 1999.


  • Notes etc.
  • First analysis of the 24 month atmospheric time series continuously measured CO2 concentration at IAO, Hanle. Bhatt, B. C., Indira, N. K., et al. 2007, IIA Newsletter, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 4-6

  • Indian Astronomical Observatory - High Altitude Station for Optical-Infrared Astronomy. G.C. Anupama 2000. BASI 28, 647 (ASTRONEWS).