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ISRO is thinking of developing next-gen astronomy satellite to follow up on its AstroSat mission
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ISRO is thinking of developing next-gen astronomy satellite to follow up on its AstroSat mission

According to ISRO officials, data from AstroSat is widely utilised for the study of various fields of astronomy, from galactic to extra-galactic and from users from all over the world.

Astrosat satellite spots 'dinosaurs of the universe' globular star cluster: Dept of Sci-tech
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Astrosat satellite spots 'dinosaurs of the universe' globular star cluster: Dept of Sci-tech

The team of scientists found about 34 UV-bright stars were found to be members of the globular cluster.

India's first multi-wavelength space telescope Astrosat completes 5 years observing stars, galaxies
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India's first multi-wavelength space telescope Astrosat completes 5 years observing stars, galaxies

Astrosat has documented stars, star clusters, mapping of large and small satellite galaxies of the Milky Way.

ISRO's AstroSat detects galaxy that is one of the earliest sources of UV-light in space
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ISRO's AstroSat detects galaxy that is one of the earliest sources of UV-light in space

After making this observation, the team analysed the data for two years to ensure they had made no mistakes since the Hubble telescope had not been able to detect it.

Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on the AstroSat looks at the heart of Jellyfish galaxy
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Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on the AstroSat looks at the heart of Jellyfish galaxy

There is a cavity at the centre of this galaxy as there has been no formation of new stars in the past 100 billion years.

AstroSat space observatory discovers new group of stars in globular cluster
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AstroSat space observatory discovers new group of stars in globular cluster

Globular clusters are collections of thousands to millions of stars, moving as one unit.

AstroSat reveals how hot stars residing in Milky Way's galaxy clusters evolve
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AstroSat reveals how hot stars residing in Milky Way's galaxy clusters evolve

Astrosat's UV capabilities allow hot stars to be seen individually, better estimate mass & temperature.

AstroSat data from 'Butterfly Nebulae' enables new discoveries about dying stars
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AstroSat data from 'Butterfly Nebulae' enables new discoveries about dying stars

The find could help solve an elusive astrophysics problem for the 'missing mass in planetary nebulae'.

AstroSat's first images capture a supernova that's over 10,000 light-years away
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AstroSat's first images capture a supernova that's over 10,000 light-years away

Tycho supernova, the remnant of which Astrosat captured, holds a special place in our history.

ISRO's space telescope AstroSat measures X-ray polarisation of the Crab pulsar in the Taurus constellation
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ISRO's space telescope AstroSat measures X-ray polarisation of the Crab pulsar in the Taurus constellation

The landmark measurement by the satellite's CZT (Cadmium-Zinc-Telluride) imaging instrument challenges theories of high energy X-ray emission from pulsars.

Indian astronomers obtain the ‘most precise hard X-ray polarization measurements of the Crab pulsar so far’
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Indian astronomers obtain the ‘most precise hard X-ray polarization measurements of the Crab pulsar so far’

Crab pulsar contains 1.4 solar masses and rotates thirty times every second emitting a pulse of radiation in almost all wavelengths every 33 milliseconds.

The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGO
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The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGO

The HCT in Ladakh, the GMRT in Pune and the AstroSat, India's first dedicated space observatory launched by ISRO two years ago all played a role.

Scientists announce first direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars
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Scientists announce first direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars

Near-simultaneous detection of the gravitational waves and gamma rays indicate that gravitational waves travel at the speed of light.

Three ISRO satellites celebrated their birth anniversaries in the last week of September
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Three ISRO satellites celebrated their birth anniversaries in the last week of September

The Mars Orbiter Mission, The ScatSat-1 weather satellite and the AstroSat astronomical instrument all celebrated their birthdays.

70 years of Independence: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders
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70 years of Independence: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders

The Science Technology and Innovation policy of 2013 envisages positioning India among the top five global scientific powers by 2020.

Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and Hubble
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Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and Hubble

Hubble, Astrosat and Chnadra have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri'.

Watch: ISRO launches Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, successfully
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Watch: ISRO launches Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, successfully

Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, will be launched on Monday at 10 AM from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It is aimed at studying celestial objects.

After Astrosat success, India set to launch 23 foreign satellites
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After Astrosat success, India set to launch 23 foreign satellites

India has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon

Another success for Isro: Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, launched
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Another success for Isro: Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, launched

PSLV C30 carrying Astrostat and six passengers, one satellite each from Indonesia and Canada and four nanosatellites from the US, was launched at 10 a.m. on Monday.