Scientific Publications from AstroSat

  1. AstroSat-CZTI detection of variable prompt emission polarization in GRB 171010A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1807.01737
  2. Violation of synchrotron line of death by the highly polarized GRB 160802A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1806.06847
  3. Timing Offset Calibration of CZTI instrument aboard ASTROSAT, A. Basu et al, arXiv:1806.01066
  4. 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
  5. Long-term X-ray variability characteristics of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy RE J1034+396, K. Chaudhury et al, MNRAS, 478, 4830 (2018)
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Possible Accretion Disk Origin of the Emission Variability of a Blazar Jet, R. Chatterjee et al, ApJ, 859, L21 (2018) arXiv:1805.06222
  9. A study of the star forming regions in the spiral galaxy NGC 2336 using the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT), P.T. Rahna et al, arXiv:1803.00506
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Study of X-ray transients with Scanning Sky Monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JoAA, 39, 11 (2018)
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. High energy transients: The millisecond domain, A.R. Rao, JoAA, 39, 2 (2018) arXiv:1711.00266
  17. 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
  18. CCDLAB: A Graphical User Interface FITS Image Data Reducer, Viewer, and Canadian UVIT Data Pipeline, J. Postma and D. Leahy, PASP 129, 115002 (2017)
  19. A Precise Measurement of the Orbital Period Parameters of Cygnus X-3, Y. Bhargava et al, ApJ, 849, 141 (2018) arXiv:1709.04441
  20. Investigating the in-flight performance of the UVIT payload on AstroSat, P.T. Rahna et al, MNRAS 471, 3028 (2017) arXiv:1706.02523
  21. 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
  22. Scanning sky monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, ExA 44, 11 (2017)
  23. Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager onboard AstroSat : a multi-faceted hard X-ray instrument, A.R. Rao et al, arXiv:1710.10773
  24. Illuminating Gravitational Waves: A Concordant Picture of Photons from a Neutron Star Merger, M. Kasliwal et al, Science (2017) arXiv:1710.05436
  25. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger, B.P. Abbott et al, ApJ 848, L12 (2017) arXiv:1710.05833
  26. Observing Compact Stars with AstroSat, D.Bhattacharya, JOAA 38, 51 (2017) arXiv:1709.07152
  27. Surprise in simplicity: an unusual spectral evolution of a single pulse GRB 151006A, R. Basak et al, MNRAS 472, 891, arXiv:1707.09924
  28. Prompt emission polarimetry of Gamma Ray Bursts with ASTROSAT CZT-Imager, T. Chattopadhyay et al, arXiv:1707.06595
  29. AstroSat: From Inception to Realization and Launch, P.C. Agrawal, JOAA, 38, 27 (2017)
  30. AstroSat - Configuration and Realization, Navalgund, K.H. et al, JOAA, 38, 34 (2017)
  31. Planning and Scheduling of Payloads of AstroSat During Initial and Normal Phase Observations, R. Pandiyan et al, JOAA 38, 35 (2017)
  32. Early In-orbit Performance of Scanning Sky Monitor Onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JOAA, 38, 32 (2017)
  33. A tale of two transients: GW170104 and GRB170105A, V. Bhalerao et al, ApJ, 845, 152 (2017) arXiv:1706.00024
  34. 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
  35. In-orbit Calibrations of the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope, S.N. Tandon et al, AJ 124, 128 (2017) arXiv:1705.03715
  36. AstroSat/LAXPC detection of milli-second phenomena in 4U 1728-34, Jai Verdhan Chauhan et al, ApJ 841, 41 (2017) arXiv:1704.04931
  37. 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
  38. Soft X-ray focusing Telescope aboard AstroSat: Design, Characteristics and Performance, K.P. Singh et al, JOAA, 38, 29 (2017)
  39. Mapping distortion of detectors in UVIT onboard AstroSat observatory, V. Girish et al, Experimental Astronomy, 43, 59 (2017)
  40. AstroSat/LAXPC observation of Cygnus X-1 in the hard state, Ranjeev Misra et al ApJ 835, 195 (2017), arXiv:1612.08793
  41. 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
  42. In-orbit Performance of UVIT and First Results, S.N. Tandon et al, JOAA, 38, 28 (2017) arXiv:1612.00612
  43. In-orbit performance of AstroSat CZTI, Santosh V. Vadawale et al arXiv:1609.00538
  44. AstroSat CZT Imager observations of GRB 151006A: timing, spectroscopy, and polarisation study, A. R. Rao et al, ApJ 833, 86 (2016) arXiv:1608.07388
  45. 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 
  46. In-orbit performance of SXT aboard AstroSat, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1E
  47. Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instrument onboard ASTROSAT, J.S. Yadav et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1D 
  48. AstroSat - a multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, A R Rao et al, arXiv:1608.06051
  49. Charged Particle Monitor on the AstroSat mission, A. R. Rao et al, JOAA, 38, 33 (2017) arXiv:1608.06038
  50. The Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager on AstroSat, V. Bhalerao et al, JOAA, 38, 31 (2017) arXiv:1608.03408
  51. In-orbit performance of UVIT on ASTROSAT, A. Subramaniam et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E, 1F, arXiv:1608.01073
  52. JUDE: An Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope pipeline, J. Murthy et al 2017 Astronomy and Computing 20, 120, arXiv:1607.01874
  53. AstroSat Mission, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, SPIE 9144E..1SS (2014)