AstroSat science support cell
J. ROY MD. S. ALAM C. BALAMURUGAN D. BHATTACHARYA P. BHOYE G. C. DEWANGAN M. HULSURKAR N. MALI R. MISRA A. PORE
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AstroSat is India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 28 September 2015. After launch, the AstroSat Science Support Cell (ASSC) was set up as a joint venture of ISRO and the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) with the primary purpose of facilitating the use of AstroSat, both for making observing proposals and for utilising archival data. The ASSC organises meetings, workshops and webinars to train users in these activities, runs a help desk to address user queries, provides utility tools and disseminatesanalysis software through a consolidated web portal. It also maintains the AstroSat Proposal Processing System (APPS) which is deployed at ISSDC, a software platform central to the workflow management of AstroSat operations. This paper illustrates the various aspects of ASSC functionality.
J. ROY1 MD. S. ALAM1 C. BALAMURUGAN2 D. BHATTACHARYA1 P. BHOYE1 G. C. DEWANGAN1 M. HULSURKAR1 N. MALI1 R. MISRA1 A. PORE1
Volume 44, 2023
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