Welcome to the Digital Repository of Indian Institute of Astrophysics
This digital repository of Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIAP), Bangalore, India is developed to capture, organize disseminate and preserve the research publications of IIAP. It also includes the in-house technical reports and annual reports in addition to various other grey literatures created within the institute.You can search, browse and access full text of these publications from the repository.
This Repository also hosts papers published in Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, Volumes 1 to 33, 1973 to 2005. The contents of Vol. 34, 2006 to Current can be accessed from the BASI HOMEPAGE
Archival Collection in Open Access
Indian Institute of Astrophysics traces its origin back to 1786, and the Institute has naturally inherited the library and records of the Madras and Kodaikanal Observatories. This collection of archival records has grown over the years in various formats such as manuscripts, photographs, maps, films, awards, hand-drawn sketches, pictures and instruments.
From Gaia DR2 parallax of epsilon Aurigae the distance, Mv, Mbol, and log(L*/LMsun) are found to be 445 parsecs, -6.5 mag, -6.5 mag, and 4.5 respectively. These results clearly indicate that epsilon Aurigae (F0Iae) is post-AGB star. The progenitor of epsilon Aurigae is most...
In the Theodore M. Davis Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York there are two seventeenth century Persian paintings by Muhammad Zaman and Ali Quli Jubbahdar that depict comets or fireballs. From the inscriptions on them, the paintings were dated and on t...
A solar eclipse with a totality of a rather long duration took place on 2 July 2019. The path of totality started east of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean and passed over parts of Chile and Argentina. The maximum eclipse occurred over the Pacific Ocean ...
Captain John Warren was the Acting Astronomer of Madras Observatory during the years 1805‒1811 when the Astronomer John Goldingham went to England on leave. At Madras, Warren observed the Great Comet of 1807 (C/1807 R1), computed its orbit, and prepared a manuscript that he...
Captain John Warren, the Acting Astronomer at Madras Observatory between 1805 and 1811, observed the Great Comet of 1807 (now C/1807 R1) and computed its orbit. He wrote up his observations in a paper titled ― An account of the comet, which appeared in the months...
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Annual Reports 120
Ph.D. Theses with IIAP affiliation are submitted here
IIAP Publications 4487
Publications from IIAP are submitted here
All the peer-reviewed papers published in BASI are available here