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February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) - Telescopes & Detectors

 

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Welcome

 

9:00 am

Registration

 

Hum Chand

9:30 - 9:40 am

Welcome address by Director

Telescopes

9:40 - 10:30 am

Hum Chand

School overview and a few highlights of astronomy

 

 Brijesh Kumar

10:30 - 11:30 am

 Brijesh Kumar

Optical Telescopes - How it works – I

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Co-ordinate system

Hum Chand

12:00 am - 1.00 pm

Hum Chand

Co-ordinate system - Where to point

Lunch Break (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

Detectors

Biman

2:00 - 3.00 pm

Biman J. Medhi

Optical Detectors - I

Tea/Coffee Break (3:00 - 3:30 pm)

Demo session - I

Parveen Kumar

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Anjasha Gangopadhyay

An overview of stellar magnitude

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Parveen Kumar

Group meeting & 40inch visit

February 23, 2016 (Thursday) - Telescopes & Stars

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Telescopes

Brijesh Kumar

9:30 - 10:30 am

Brijesh Kumar

Optical Telescopes - How it works - II

Detectors

 

10:30 - 11:30 am

Biman J. Medhi

Optical Detectors - II

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Extra-Galactic astronomy

Hum Chand

12:00 - 1.00 pm

Hum Chand

Universe beyond Milky Way - I

Lunch Break (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - I

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 pm)

 

Data analysis

 Project Guides

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Data analysis session - II

February 24, 2017 (Friday) – Our Galaxy and ARIES facilities

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Extra-Galactic astronomy

Hum Chand

09:30 – 10:30 am

Hum Chand

Universe beyond Milky Way - II

Spectroscopy

10:30 - 11:30 am

Sapna Mishra

Spectroscopy: concepts and data analysis demo

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Facilites@ARIES

Brijesh

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Brijesh Kumar

An overview of ARIES optical telescopes

Lunch Break (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - II

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 pm)

 

Data analysis

 

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Data analysis session - III

 

February 25, 2017 (Saturday)   Trip to ARIES Devasthal Observatory (ADO))

Students will visit the ARIES Devasthal Observatory (ADO). 

Please contact Project co-ordinator Parveen Kumar to confirm your visit (parveen@aries.res.in).



February 26, 2017 (Sunday) Day trip to Nainital and project work

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Data analysis

Project Guides

9:15 - 11:30 am

Data analysis session -1

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

12:00 -1.00 pm

Data analysis session -1I

Lunch Break (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

Trip to Nainital till 7:00 pm and then sky watching programm in science centre



February 27, 2017 (Monday) Galactic Astronomy

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Stellar evolution

Hum Chand

9:30 - 10:30 am

J. C Pandey

Birth places of baby stars and stellar evolution

Exoplanet

10:30 - 11:30 am

Yogesh Joshi



Exoplanets: world beyond our solar system

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Radio-astronomy

 

 Hum Chand

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Amitesh Omar



Radio astronomy: an overview

Lunch Break (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - I

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 pm)

 

Data analysis

 Project Guides

4:30 - 5.30 pm

Data analysis session - II

February 28, 2017 Tuesday (Galactic and multi-waveband Astronomy)

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Transients

Hum Chand

9:30 - 10:30 am

Kuntal Misra

End stages of stars - I

Multi-wavelength

 

10:30 -1 1:30 am


Jeevan C. Pandey

Astronomy across EM spectrum



Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Galactic dynamics

Ramakant

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Ramakant Yadav

Kinamatics of Star in Milky-way

Lunch Break (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - I

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 – 4:30 pm)

 

Data analysis

 Project Guides

4:30 - 5.30 pm

Data analysis session - II

 

March 01, 2017 Wednesday (galactic astronomy & facilities)

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Transients

Kuntal Misra

9:30 - 10:30 am

Kuntal Misra

End stages of stars – II

Theoretical astrophysics

 

10:30 - 11:30 am

Indranil C.

An introduction to theoretical astrophysics

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Atmospheric facilites

Narendra Singh

12:00 - 1.00 pm

Narendra Singh & Manish Naja

St-RADAR facility visit, followed by, balloon flight demo

Lunch Break (1:00  - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guide

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - I

 

 

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 pm)

Data analysis

 

4:30 - 5.30 pm

Data analysis session - II

 

March 02, 2017 Thursday (Theoretical Astrophysics and future facilities)

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Polarimetry

Kuntal

9:30 - 10:30 am

Ekta Sharma

Astronomical polarimetry

Future facility

 

10:30 - 11:30 am

S. B. Pandey

Indian participation in Thirty meter telescope (TMT)

Tea/Coffee Break (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guide

12:00 - 1.00 pm

Data analysis

Lunch Break (1:00  - 2:00 pm)

Data analysis

Project Guides

2:00 - 4.00 pm

Data analysis session - I

Tea/Coffee Break (4:00 - 4:30 pm)

 

Data analysis

 

4:30 - 5.30 pm

Data analysis session - II

March 03, 2017 Friday (Project presentation by students)

Session

Session Chair

Time

Speaker

Title

Project talks

 

Project Guides

9:30 -10:15 am

Project presentation by groups(G1-G3)

Project talks

Project Guides

10:15 - 11:00 am

Project presentation by groups(G4-G7)

Tea/Coffee Break (11:00 - 11:30 am)

Project talks

Project Guides

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Project presentation by groups(G8-G10)

Concluding session


Concluding remarks: future opportunities in astronomy (Director ARIES)

Director Lunch (1:00 - 2:00 pm)

 

 



Observation Sessions

Date

Observer/guide

Time

Instrument (1.04m)

 22 Feb 2017

(Group 1,10)

Observer/ project guide

6.30-8.30PM

AIMPOL 1kx1k CCD

 23 Feb 2017

(Group 2,9)

Observer/ project guide

6.30-8.30PM

AIMPOL 1kx1k CCD

 24 Feb 2017

(Group 3,8)

Observer/project guide

6.30-8.30PM

 

AIMPOL 1kx1k CCD

26 Feb 2017

(all groups)

R. K Yadav

(In Science center)

7:00pm-8:00pm

8:30pm-10:00pm

Introduction to Night sky: viewing planets & moon

 27 Feb 2017

(Group 4,7)

Observer/project guide

6.30-8.30PM

 

AIMPOL 1kx1k CCD

 28 Feb 2017

(Group 5,6)

Observer/project guide

6.30-8.30PM

AIMPOL 1kx1k CCD