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Friday, September 28, 2018

ASTROSAT India Data Released

Astrosat - Indian Astronomical Satellite data released

Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Dr.K.Sivan released AstoSat Data for public use on 26 September 2018. Most of the data can be downloaded from ISRO Science Data Archive

The site can be located at

This data release provides a great opportunity to use Astrosat data for studying the cosmos using Ultraviolet and X-Rays across the world.

AstroSat is the first Indian X-Ray based Astronomical Satellite launched on 28 September 2015 for studying the Cosmos. It carried five payloads onboard.


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About AstroSat:

     ASTROSAT is India's first multi-wavelength space observatory. This satellite is intended for study and gather information about our universe. One of the special feature of this satellite is, it can do simultaneous multi-wavelength observations of various adtronomical objects in the universe. Some of the Payloads were

  • Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope
  • Large Area X-Ray Proportional Counter
  • Soft X-Ray Telescope
  • Cadmium Zinc Telluride Imager
  • Scanning Sky Monitor
It was launched by ISRO with PSLV-C30 with mass of 1513 kg into 650km orbit.