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Novae and accretion binaries: a multi wavelength study

Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai

December 2-6, 2015


Day 1 (December 2, Wednesday)

  • 09.00 - 10.30 : Registration
  • 10.30 - 11.00 : Inauguration and welcome address: S.M.Chitre
  • 11.00 - 11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 : X-ray View of Matter Under Extreme Conditions, by ASTROSAT- P.C.Agrawal
  • 12.30 - 13.30 : Accretion on to Black-hole systems - Ranjeev Mishra
  • 13.30 - 14.30 : Lunch Break
  • 14.30 - 15.30 : The Enigmatic Microquasar GRS 1915+105- J.S. Yadav
  • 15.30 - 15.45 : Tea/coffee break
  • 15.45 - 18.30 : Manojendu/DevrajPawar/Jaysree Roy X-ray data analysis demonstration (Timing and spectral data analysis using HEASoft)

Day 2 (December 3, Thursday)

  • 10.00 - 11.00 : Accretion on to Neutron star systems -Ranjeev Mishra
  • 11.00 - 11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 : Black-hole Binaries - Relativistic spectral emission lines from accreting neutron stars and black holes - Sudip Bhattacharya
  • 12.30 - 13.30 : Black-hole Binaries- A.R.Rao
  • 13.30 - 14.30 : Lunch Break
  • 14.30 - 15.30 : Thermonuclear X-ray Bursts from Neutron Stars - Sudip Bhattacharyya
  • 15.30 - 15.45 : Tea/coffee break
  • 15.45 - 18.30 : Manojendu/DevrajPawar/Jaysree Roy X-ray data analysis demonstration (Timing and spectral data analysis using HEASoft)

Day 3 (December 4, Friday)

  • 10.00 - 11.00 : Observational Properties of Nova Systems - G.C. Anupama
  • 11.00 - 11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 : Recurrent Nova Systems - G.C. Anupama
  • 12.30 - 13.30 : Exploring Novae from the Mt. Abu Infrared Observatory - N.M. Ashok
  • 13.30 - 14.30 : Lunch Break
  • 14.30 - 15.30 : Infrared Observations of Novae - Ramkrishna Das
  • 15.30 - 16.00 : Tea/coffee break
  • 16.00 - 18.30 : Ramkrishna Das/ Vishal Joshi- Data Analysis Demonstration (Data analysis demonstration using IRAF)
  • 19.30 - 21.00 : Workshop Dinner

Day 4 (December 5, Saturday)

  • 10.00 - 11.00 : Recent results from Symbiotic Novae - Vishal Joshi
  • 11.00 - 11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 : The Late-stage Decline and Quiescence of Novae - U.S. Kamath
  • 12.30 - 13.30 : Emission lines in Late-type Stars – Soumen Mondal
  • 13.30 - 14.30 : Lunch Break
  • 14.30 - 15.30 : Star Formation in the Galaxy: An Observational Perspective - D.K. Ojha
  • 15.30 - 16.00 : Tea/coffee break
  • 16.00 - 18.30 : Ramkrishna Das/ Vishal Joshi- Data Analysis Demonstration (Data analysis demonstration using IRAF)
  • 19.00 - 20.00 : Cultural Program

Day 5 (December 6, Sunday)

  • 10.00 - 11.00 : Introduction to Radio Galaxies/Quasars -Ashok K. Singal
  • 11.00 - 11.30 : Tea/Coffee Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 : Micro-quasars and Quasars- Gopal-Krishna
  • 12.30 - 13.30 : The Disk-jet Connection - Ishwara-Chandra
  • 13.30 - 14.30 : Lunch Break
  • 14.30 - 15.30 : Multi-frequency Radio Observations of Novae: Insights and Surprises - Nirupam Roy
  • 15.30 - 15.45 : Tea/coffee break
  • 15.45 - 18.30 : TBA

Address

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Health Centre, University of Mumbai,
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About Us

CBS was set up by the Department of Atomic Energy and the University of Mumbai in 2007. CBS offers a 5 year integrated MSc program in Basic Sciences, with undergraduate teaching embedded in a postgraduate and research environment, for students who have completed 10+2 schooling or its equivalent.