Publications

Scientific Publications from AstroSat

  1. Characterization of the HD 219134 multiplanet system I. Observations of stellar magnetism, wind, and high-energy flux, C.P. Folsom et al, MNRAS 481, 5286 (2018), arXiv:1808.00406
  2. ASTROSAT/UVIT Survey of M31, First Results: UV-bright Stars in the Bulge, D.A. Leahy, L. Bianchi & J.E. Postma, AJ 156, 269 (2018)
  3. Thermonuclear X-ray bursts in rapid succession in 4U 1636-536 with AstroSat-LAXPC, A. Beri et al, MNRAS (2018), arXiv:1811.10030
  4. AstroSat and Chandra View of the High Soft State of 4U 1630–47 (4U 1630–472): Evidence of the Disk Wind and a Rapidly Spinning Black Hole, M. Pahari et al, ApJ  867, 86 (2018), arXiv:1810.01275
  5. Detection of a cyclotron line in SXP 15.3 during its 2017 outburst, C. Maitra, Bpaul, F. Haberl & G. Vasilopoulos, MNRAS 480, L136 (2018), arXiv:1807.10696
  6. Standardization in the UV with Astrosat and its issues related to star cluster studies, Shah, P., arXiv:1810.03187
  7. The Period Change and Long-Term Variability of Cyg X-3, I.I. Antokhin & A.M. Cherepaschul, arXiv:1807.00817
  8. The Enigma of Star Formation at High Galactic Latitudes, P. Hasan, arXiv:1802.06782
  9. AstroSat-CZTI detection of variable prompt emission polarization in GRB 171010A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1807.01737
  10. Violation of synchrotron line of death by the highly polarized GRB 160802A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1806.06847
  11. Timing Offset Calibration of CZTI instrument aboard ASTROSAT, A. Basu et al, arXiv:1806.01066
  12. UVIT view of ram-pressure stripping in action: Star formation in the stripped gas of the GASP jellyfish galaxy JO201 in Abell 85, K. George et al, MNRAS (2018) arXiv:1803.06193
  13. Long-term X-ray variability characteristics of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy RE J1034+396, K. Chaudhury et al, MNRAS, 478, 4830 (2018)
  14. Spectral and timing properties of atoll source 4U 1705-44: LAXPC/AstroSat results, V.K. Agrawal et al, MNRAS, 477, 5437 (2018) arXiv:1804.08371
  15. Effects of Thermonuclear X-Ray Bursts on Non-burst Emissions in the Soft State of 4U 1728–34, S. Bhattacharyya et al, ApJ, 860, 88 (2018) arXiv:1805.05393
  16. Possible Accretion Disk Origin of the Emission Variability of a Blazar Jet, R. Chatterjee et al, ApJ, 859, L21 (2018) arXiv:1805.06222
  17. A study of the star forming regions in the spiral galaxy NGC 2336 using the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT), P.T. Rahna et al,, MNRAS 421, 1212 (2018), arXiv:1803.00506
  18. Dissecting star formation in the "Atoms-for-Peace" galaxy. UVIT observations of the post-merger galaxy NGC7252, K. George et al, A&A, 614, A130 (2018) arXiv:1802.09493
  19. UVIT observations of the star-forming ring in NGC 7252: Evidence of possible AGN feedback suppressing central star formation, K. George et al, A&A, 613, L9 (2018) arXiv:1805.03543
  20. Study of X-ray transients with Scanning Sky Monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JoAA, 39, 11 (2018)
  21. Extensive Broadband X-Ray Monitoring During the Formation of a Giant Radio Jet Base in Cyg X-3 with AstroSat, M. Pahari et al, ApJ, 853, L11 (2018) arXiv:1801.03724
  22. Phase-resolved X-ray polarimetry of the Crab pulsar with the AstroSat CZT Imager, S. Vadawale et al, Nature Astronomy 2, 50 (2018)Author Correction
  23. Planetary nebulae with UVIT: Far ultra-violet halo around the Bow Tie nebula (NGC 40), N.K. Rao et al, A&A, 609, L1 (2018) arXiv:1711.07698
  24. High energy transients: The millisecond domain, A.R. Rao, JoAA, 39, 2 (2018) arXiv:1711.00266
  25. The Horizontal Branch Population of NGC 1851 as Revealed by the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT), A. Subramaniam et al, AJ, 154, 233 (2017) arXiv:1710.03730
  26. CCDLAB: A Graphical User Interface FITS Image Data Reducer, Viewer, and Canadian UVIT Data Pipeline, J. Postma and D. Leahy, PASP 129, 115002 (2017)
  27. A Precise Measurement of the Orbital Period Parameters of Cygnus X-3, Y. Bhargava et al, ApJ, 849, 141 (2018) arXiv:1709.04441
  28. Investigating the in-flight performance of the UVIT payload on AstroSat, P.T. Rahna et al, MNRAS 471, 3028 (2017) arXiv:1706.02523
  29. X-Ray Timing Analysis of Cyg X-3 Using AstroSat/LAXPC: Detection of Milli-hertz Quasi-periodic Oscillations during the Flaring Hard X-Ray State, M. Pahari et al, ApJ 849, 16 (2017) arXiv:1709.06353
  30. Scanning sky monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, ExA 44, 11 (2017)
  31. Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager onboard AstroSat : a multi-faceted hard X-ray instrument, A.R. Rao et al, arXiv:1710.10773
  32. Illuminating Gravitational Waves: A Concordant Picture of Photons from a Neutron Star Merger, M. Kasliwal et al, Science (2017) arXiv:1710.05436
  33. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger, B.P. Abbott et al, ApJ 848, L12 (2017) arXiv:1710.05833
  34. Observing Compact Stars with AstroSat, D.Bhattacharya, JOAA 38, 51 (2017) arXiv:1709.07152
  35. Surprise in simplicity: an unusual spectral evolution of a single pulse GRB 151006A, R. Basak et al, MNRAS 472, 891, arXiv:1707.09924
  36. Prompt emission polarimetry of Gamma Ray Bursts with ASTROSAT CZT-Imager, T. Chattopadhyay et al, arXiv:1707.06595
  37. AstroSat: From Inception to Realization and Launch, P.C. Agrawal, JOAA, 38, 27 (2017)
  38. AstroSat - Configuration and Realization, Navalgund, K.H. et al, JOAA, 38, 34 (2017)
  39. Planning and Scheduling of Payloads of AstroSat During Initial and Normal Phase Observations, R. Pandiyan et al, JOAA 38, 35 (2017)
  40. Early In-orbit Performance of Scanning Sky Monitor Onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JOAA, 38, 32 (2017)
  41. A tale of two transients: GW170104 and GRB170105A, V. Bhalerao et al, ApJ, 845, 152 (2017) arXiv:1706.00024
  42. Large Area X-Ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) Instrument on AstroSat and Some Preliminary Results from its Performance in the Orbit, P.C. Agrawal et al, JOAA, 38, 30 (2017) arXiv:1705.06446
  43. In-orbit Calibrations of the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope, S.N. Tandon et al, AJ 124, 128 (2017) arXiv:1705.03715
  44. AstroSat/LAXPC detection of milli-second phenomena in 4U 1728-34, Jai Verdhan Chauhan et al, ApJ 841, 41 (2017) arXiv:1704.04931
  45. Calibration of the Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instrument on-board AstroSat, H.M. Antia et al, ApJS 231, 10 (2017), arXiv:1702.08624
  46. Soft X-ray focusing Telescope aboard AstroSat: Design, Characteristics and Performance, K.P. Singh et al, JOAA, 38, 29 (2017)
  47. Mapping distortion of detectors in UVIT onboard AstroSat observatory, V. Girish et al, Experimental Astronomy, 43, 59 (2017)
  48. AstroSat/LAXPC observation of Cygnus X-1 in the hard state, Ranjeev Misra et al ApJ 835, 195 (2017), arXiv:1612.08793
  49. A hot companion to a blue straggler in NGC 188 as revealed by the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) on ASTROSAT, Annapurni Subramaniam et al, ApJ 833, L27 (2016) arXiv:1612.02535
  50. In-orbit Performance of UVIT and First Results, S.N. Tandon et al, JOAA, 38, 28 (2017) arXiv:1612.00612
  51. In-orbit performance of AstroSat CZTI, Santosh V. Vadawale et al arXiv:1609.00538
  52. AstroSat CZT Imager observations of GRB 151006A: timing, spectroscopy, and polarisation study, A. R. Rao et al, ApJ 833, 86 (2016) arXiv:1608.07388
  53. AstroSat/LAXPC reveals the high energy variability of GRS 1915+105 in the chi class, J. S. Yadav et al, ApJ 833, 27 (2016), arXiv:1608.07023 
  54. In-orbit performance of SXT aboard AstroSat, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1E
  55. Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instrument onboard ASTROSAT, J.S. Yadav et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1D 
  56. AstroSat - a multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, A R Rao et al, arXiv:1608.06051
  57. Charged Particle Monitor on the AstroSat mission, A. R. Rao et al, JOAA, 38, 33 (2017) arXiv:1608.06038
  58. The Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager on AstroSat, V. Bhalerao et al, JOAA, 38, 31 (2017) arXiv:1608.03408
  59. In-orbit performance of UVIT on ASTROSAT, A. Subramaniam et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E, 1F, arXiv:1608.01073
  60. JUDE: An Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope pipeline, J. Murthy et al 2017 Astronomy and Computing 20, 120, arXiv:1607.01874
  61. AstroSat Mission, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, SPIE 9144E..1SS (2014)