Space astronomy in India

Agrawal, P. C. (1991) Space astronomy in India Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 9 (2). pp. 229-233. ISSN 0066-9997

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Astronomical observations from space-borne instruments are carried out in India in the areas of infrared, X-ray, and gamma-ray astronomy. This paper briefly describes the facilities available in India for conducting experiments in space astronomy using balloons, rockets, and satellites. It briefly reviews the important results obtained by Indian astronomers from observations made in India with the balloon, rocket and satellite experiments. The present status of research in different disciplines of space astronomy is discussed.

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