Scientific Publications from AstroSat

  1. The Period Change of Cyg X-3, Antokhin & Cherepashchuk, APJ, 871:244(7pp), 2019 February 1
  2. A stochastic propagation model to the energy dependent rapid temporal behaviour of Cygnus X-1 as observed by AstroSat in the hard state, B. Maqbool et al., MNRAS 486,2964–2975 (2019)
  3. Pulse Phase Variation of the Cyclotron Line in HMXB 4U 1907+09 with AstroSat LAXPC, Varun et al., APJ, 880:61(7pp), 2019 July 20
  4. AstroSat view of MAXI J1535-571: broad-band spectro-temporal features, H. Sreehari et al., MNRAS487,928–941 (2019)
  5. Broad-band reflection spectroscopy of MAXI J1535-571 using AstroSat: estimation of black hole mass and spin, N. Sridhar et al., MNRAS487,4221–4229 (2019)
  6. AstroSat observation of GX 5-1: spectral and timing evolution, Y. Bhulla et al., RAA 2019, Vol.19, No.8, 114(12pp)
  7. UVIT Open Cluster Study. I. Detection of a White Dwarf Companion to a Blue Straggler in M67: Evidence of Formation through Mass Transfer, Sindhu et al., APJ, 882:43(8pp), 2019 September 1
  8. Time-varying Polarized Gamma-Rays from GRB 160821A: Evidence for Ordered Magnetic Fields, Sharma et al., APJL, 882:L10(9pp), 2019 September 1
  9. Activity of the Red Dwarf FR Cnc from Observations with a Robotic IRT-20 Telescope at the Zvenigorod Observatory of INASAN, SAVANOV et al., Astronomy Letters, Volume 45, Issue 9, pp.602-604, September 2019
  10. Spectro-timing analysis of MAXI J1535-571 using AstroSat, Y. Bhargava et al., MNRAS 488,720–727 (2019)
  11. Prompt Emission Polarimetry of Gamma-Ray Bursts with the AstroSat CZT Imager, Chattopadhyay et al., APJ, 884:123(20pp), 2019 October 20
  12. A variable-frequency HFQPO in GRS 1915+105 as observed with AstroSat, T. M. Belloni et al., MNRAS 489,1037–1043 (2019)
  13. UVIT Open Cluster Study. II. Detection of Extremely Low Mass White Dwarfs and Post-Mass Transfer Binaries in M67, Jadhav, Sindhu, & Subramaniam, APJ, 886:13(22pp), 2019 November 20
  14. Timing analysis of Swift J1658.2-4242's outburst in 2018 with Insight-HXMT, NICER and AstroSat, Guangcheng Xiao et al., Journal of High Energy Astrophysics, Volume 24, p. 30-40, November 2019
  15. Spectral and Timing Properties of the Galactic X-Ray Transient Swift J1658.2─4242 Using Astrosat Observations, Jithesh et al., APJ, 887:101(11pp), 2019 December 10
  16. Prompt X-Ray Emission from Fast Radio Bursts--Upper Limits with AstroSat , Anumarlapudi et al., APJ, 888:40(10pp), 2020 January 1
  17. Unveiling the Temporal Properties of MAXI J1820+070 through AstroSat Observations, Mudambi et al., APJL, 889:L17(7pp), 2020 January 20
  18. Unravelling the unusually curved X-ray spectrum of RGB J0710+591 using AstroSat observations, P. Goswami et al., MNRAS 492,796–803 (2020)
  19. A broad-band look of the accreting millisecond X-ray pulsar SAXJ1748.9−2021 usingAstroSat and XMM-Newton, R. Sharma et al., MNRAS 492,4361–4368 (2020)
  20. Investigation of the Globular Cluster NGC 2808 with the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope, R. Jain, S. Vig, and S. K. Ghosh, MNRAS, 485,2877–2888 (2019)
  21. Detection of a White Dwarf Companion to a Blue Straggler Star in the Outskirts of Globular Cluster NGC 5466 with the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT), Sahu et al., APJ,876:34 (2019)
  22. A stochastic propagation model to the energy dependent rapid temporal behaviour of Cygnus X-1 as observed by AstroSat in the hard state, B. Maqbool et al., MNRAS 486, 2964–2975 (2019)
  23. Probing the Cyclotron line characteristics of 4U 1538-522 using AstroSat-LAXPC , V. Mitra et al,MNRAS 484L, 1V (2019)
  24. Thermonuclear X-ray bursts in rapid succession in 4U 1636-536 with AstroSat-LAXPC, A. Beri et al,MNRAS 482, 4397B (2019)
  25. LAXPC/AstroSat Study of ∼1 and ∼2 mHz Quasi-periodic Oscillations in the Be/X-Ray Binary 4U 0115+63 during Its 2015 Outburst, J. Roy et al, ApJ 872, 33R (2019)
  26. AstroSat SXT Observations of Her X-1, D. A. Leahy, and Y. Chen, ApJ 871, 152L (2019)
  27. UVIT-HST-GAIA view of NGC 288: a census of the hot stellar population and its properties from UV, S. Snehalata et al,MNRAS 182, 1080S (2019)
  28. Study of Timing Evolution from Nonvariable to Structured Large-amplitude Variability Transition in GRS 1915 + 105 Using AstroSat, D. Rawat et al, ApJ 870, 4R (2019)
  29. Planetary nebulae with UVIT. II. Revelations from far-UV vision of Butterfly nebula NGC 6302, N. Kameswara Rao et al, A&A 620A,138K (2018)
  30. 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 481, 1212R (2018)
  31. UVIT Imaging of WLM: Demographics of Star-forming Regions in the Nearby Dwarf Irregular Galaxy, C. Mondal, AJ, 156, 109M (2018)
  32. The PoGO+ view on Crab off-pulse hard X-ray polarization, M. Chauvin et al,MNRAS 477L, 45C (2018)
  33. 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
  34. 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)
  35. Thermonuclear X-ray bursts in rapid succession in 4U 1636-536 with AstroSat-LAXPC, A. Beri et al, MNRAS (2018), arXiv:1811.10030
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Standardization in the UV with Astrosat and its issues related to star cluster studies, Shah, P., arXiv:1810.03187
  39. The Period Change and Long-Term Variability of Cyg X-3, I.I. Antokhin & A.M. Cherepaschul, arXiv:1807.00817
  40. The Enigma of Star Formation at High Galactic Latitudes, P. Hasan, arXiv:1802.06782
  41. AstroSat-CZTI detection of variable prompt emission polarization in GRB 171010A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1807.01737
  42. Violation of synchrotron line of death by the highly polarized GRB 160802A, V. Chand et al, arXiv:1806.06847
  43. Timing Offset Calibration of CZTI instrument aboard ASTROSAT, A. Basu et al, arXiv:1806.01066
  44. 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
  45. Long-term X-ray variability characteristics of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy RE J1034+396, K. Chaudhury et al, MNRAS, 478, 4830 (2018)
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Possible Accretion Disk Origin of the Emission Variability of a Blazar Jet, R. Chatterjee et al, ApJ, 859, L21 (2018) arXiv:1805.06222
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. Study of X-ray transients with Scanning Sky Monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JoAA, 39, 11 (2018)
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. High energy transients: The millisecond domain, A.R. Rao, JoAA, 39, 2 (2018) arXiv:1711.00266
  57. A Precise Measurement of the Orbital Period Parameters of Cygnus X-3, Y. Bhargava et al, ApJ, 849, 141 (2018) arXiv:1709.04441
  58. 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
  59. CCDLAB: A Graphical User Interface FITS Image Data Reducer, Viewer, and Canadian UVIT Data Pipeline, J. Postma and D. Leahy, PASP 129, 115002 (2017)
  60. Investigating the in-flight performance of the UVIT payload on AstroSat, P.T. Rahna et al, MNRAS 471, 3028 (2017) arXiv:1706.02523
  61. 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
  62. Scanning sky monitor (SSM) onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, ExA 44, 11 (2017)
  63. Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager onboard AstroSat : a multi-faceted hard X-ray instrument, A.R. Rao et al, arXiv:1710.10773
  64. Illuminating Gravitational Waves: A Concordant Picture of Photons from a Neutron Star Merger, M. Kasliwal et al, Science (2017) arXiv:1710.05436
  65. Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger, B.P. Abbott et al, ApJ 848, L12 (2017) arXiv:1710.05833
  66. Observing Compact Stars with AstroSat, D.Bhattacharya, JOAA 38, 51 (2017) arXiv:1709.07152
  67. Surprise in simplicity: an unusual spectral evolution of a single pulse GRB 151006A, R. Basak et al, MNRAS 472, 891, arXiv:1707.09924
  68. Prompt emission polarimetry of Gamma Ray Bursts with ASTROSAT CZT-Imager, T. Chattopadhyay et al, arXiv:1707.06595
  69. AstroSat: From Inception to Realization and Launch, P.C. Agrawal, JOAA, 38, 27 (2017)
  70. AstroSat - Configuration and Realization, Navalgund, K.H. et al, JOAA, 38, 34 (2017)
  71. Planning and Scheduling of Payloads of AstroSat During Initial and Normal Phase Observations, R. Pandiyan et al, JOAA 38, 35 (2017)
  72. Early In-orbit Performance of Scanning Sky Monitor Onboard AstroSat, M.C. Ramadevi et al, JOAA, 38, 32 (2017)
  73. A tale of two transients: GW170104 and GRB170105A, V. Bhalerao et al, ApJ, 845, 152 (2017) arXiv:1706.00024
  74. 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
  75. In-orbit Calibrations of the Ultra-Violet Imaging Telescope, S.N. Tandon et al, AJ 124, 128 (2017) arXiv:1705.03715
  76. AstroSat/LAXPC detection of milli-second phenomena in 4U 1728-34, Jai Verdhan Chauhan et al, ApJ 841, 41 (2017) arXiv:1704.04931
  77. 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
  78. Soft X-ray focusing Telescope aboard AstroSat: Design, Characteristics and Performance, K.P. Singh et al, JOAA, 38, 29 (2017)
  79. Mapping distortion of detectors in UVIT onboard AstroSat observatory, V. Girish et al, Experimental Astronomy, 43, 59 (2017)
  80. AstroSat/LAXPC observation of Cygnus X-1 in the hard state, Ranjeev Misra et al ApJ 835, 195 (2017), arXiv:1612.08793
  81. In-orbit Performance of UVIT and First Results, S.N. Tandon et al, JOAA, 38, 28 (2017) arXiv:1612.00612
  82. Charged Particle Monitor on the AstroSat mission, A. R. Rao et al, JOAA, 38, 33 (2017) arXiv:1608.06038
  83. JUDE: An Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope pipeline, J. Murthy et al 2017 Astronomy and Computing 20, 120, arXiv:1607.01874
  84. The Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager on AstroSat, V. Bhalerao et al, JOAA, 38, 31 (2017) arXiv:1608.03408
  85. 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
  86. In-orbit performance of AstroSat CZTI, Santosh V. Vadawale et al arXiv:1609.00538
  87. AstroSat CZT Imager observations of GRB 151006A: timing, spectroscopy, and polarisation study, A. R. Rao et al, ApJ 833, 86 (2016) arXiv:1608.07388
  88. 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 
  89. In-orbit performance of SXT aboard AstroSat, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1E
  90. Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) instrument onboard ASTROSAT, J.S. Yadav et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E..1D 
  91. AstroSat - a multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, A R Rao et al, arXiv:1608.06051
  92. In-orbit performance of UVIT on ASTROSAT, A. Subramaniam et al, 2016 SPIE 9905E, 1F, arXiv:1608.01073
  93. Performance of large area x-ray proportional counters in a balloon experiment, Roy. J., ExA 42, 249R (2016)
  94. Hard X-ray polarimetry with Astrosat-CZTI, S. Vadawale et al., A&A 528A, 73V (2015),
  95. High-gain effects minimized at the ends of the anodes in position sensitive gas proportional counters for SSM on ASTROSAT, M. C. Ramadevi et al., ExA 39, 11R (2015)
  96. AstroSat Mission, Kulinder Pal Singh et al, SPIE 9144E..1SS (2014)