Indian Astronomical Observatory: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Himalayan Chandra Telescope completes successful 20 years
Published: September 28, 2020
The Himalayan Chandra Telescope is located at the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO). It has been scanning the night sky in search of comets, stellar explosions, exo-planets and asteroids. Highlights It operates using delicate satellite communication link from Centre for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST), IIA (Indian Institute of Astrophysics). The telescope marked ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
G C Anupama becomes first woman President of Astronomical Society of India (ASI)
Published: February 21, 2019
Dr. G C Anupama has become the first woman President of Astronomical Society of India (ASI), prime association of professional astronomers in the country. She succeeded R K Tyagi. Prior to this post, she was the Dean and Senior Professor at the Bengaluru based Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA). Dr. Anupama is also the India ..
Topics: G. C. Anupama • Hanle • Indian Astronomical Observatory • Indian Institute of Astrophysics • Ladakh • Leh district • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Thirty Meter Telescope