Monthly Archives: November 2017

Development of roof-shed observatory for Fergusson College, Pune

From November 2015 to May 2016 I worked with Mr. Manish Hiray and Prof. Raka Dabhade , Head of Physics Department, Fergusson Collge, Pune on setting up a roof-shed observatory for a 9.25 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope. We spent several winter … Continue reading

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Pulsar Observatory School

I attended the 5th edition of the Pulsar Observatory School held at the Ooty Radio Telescope by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA). I was selected based on my performance at the 8th Radio Astronomy Winter School (RAWSC) in … Continue reading

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Characterization of Readout Electronics of Charge Coupled Devices (CCD) and Noise Characterization of IUCAA Digital Sampling Array Controller (IDSAC):

IUCAA Digital Sampling Array Controller (IDSAC) is an indigenous project carried out the Electronics Instrumentation lab of IUCAA. Today, a large number of telescope projects in the world will make use of a mosaic of CCDs for wide field of … Continue reading

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Wide Area Linear Optical Polarimeter (WALOP) lab development and Characterization

WALOP is an ambitious astronomical polarimeter which is going to be built as a part of the Polar-Areas Stellar Imaging Polarization High-Accuracy Experiment (PASIPHAE) collaboration between the University of Crete in Greece, the Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune, India, … Continue reading

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