UV image of NGC- 2808 with far-ultraviolet emission shown in blue and near-ultraviolet emission in yellow. [This image is featured as the AstroSat Picture of the Month at http://astron-soc.in/outreach/apom/]

AstroSat discovers new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808

The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat launched in September 2015 continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai have...
On the right is a false-colour image of the bright ultraviolet lobes of the Butterfly Nebula, images by AstroSat. On the left is the same image in red, with a cartoon in blue marking the full extent of the newly discovered ultraviolet lobes and the jets (Credits: Rao and Sriram)

AstroSat discovers ultraviolet wings of Butterfly Nebula

Indian astrophysicists have discovered large ultraviolet lobes and jets that were hurled out from a dying star, using data from AstroSat – space observatory...
Gale crater as seen by Mars colour camera on board Mars Orbiter Mission (Photo : ISRO)

New tool may help classify craters on planetary surfaces

Researchers at Dehradun-based Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) and Gujarat University have developed software that can help scientists classify images of craters on...
APOM AstroSat Picture of the month

A new effort to bring astronomy and people closer

Public Outreach and Education Committee (POEC) of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI), and the AstroSat Training and Outreach Team is all set to...
India's First-Ever Moon Mission to Launch in 2018

India’s First-Ever Moon Mission to Launch in 2018

In 2018, India says it will be ready to join the ranks of the moon lander. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing for...
ISRO launches India's Most Powerful rocket, GSLV Mk III

ISRO launches India’s Most Powerful Rocket, GSLV Mk III

This Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched India's most powerful rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV MK III). With the launch,...