AstroSat.(Imgae cortesy: isro.gov.in)

India’s space telescope completes 5-year mission life, will continue to function: ISRO chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 10:00 AM IST
AstroSat was launched five years ago on September 24 in a circular orbit around Earth and has six scientific payloads
AstroSat (Image Courtesy: isro.gov.in)
AstroSat (Image Courtesy: isro.gov.in)

India’s AstroSat completes 5 years of mapping stars, galaxies in space

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:33 AM IST
AstroSat, India’s first multi-wavelength astronomical observatory, was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on September 28, 2015. It has carried out 1,166 observations of 800 unique celestial sources proposed by scientists both from India and abroad.
The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.
The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.

Indian astro satellite captures X-ray image of debris from 446-year-old supernova explosion

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:33 AM IST
For the first time, country’s dedicated multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, Astrosat, has captured an X-ray image of the debris of a supernova. Called SN 1572, the supernova is located 10,000 light years away
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