Category Archives: Astro Sprint

Project Trains Students Worldwide Using Astronomy Archival Data

Astrosprint is a follow up on the OAD funded project “Astronomy from Archival Data”, designed to engage and train undergraduate and postgraduate students during the pandemic when people were confined at home. The project had almost 1000 registrations from students belonging to almost 25 countries. Online sessions of 1.5 hours were conducted on weekends (Saturday […]

Astronomical Data Analysis Lecture Videos

Astronomical data analysis lectures

The Astro Sprint project has completed two online astronomical data analysis workshops, “Enterprise” and “Discovery”, whose videos are now available on Youtube. Students can also take up virtual projects, mentored by an expert. There is a large amount of astronomy data available on the internet. The Astro Sprint OAD project teaches students techniques for accessing […]

Astronomical Data Analysis Workshop (21-31 August 2021)

screenshot of the Astro Sprint website

The Astro Sprint project is organizing its second astronomical data analysis workshop, Discovery, online from 21-31 August 2021. The Astro Sprint OAD project has opened registrations for its second workshop on astronomical data analysis. Participants will be shown step-by-step techniques of accessing and analysing astronomy data from the internet. Certificates will be provided to students […]

OAD Project Selected as LCO Global Sky Partner

Las Cumbres Observatory Global Sky Partners poster

Shristi Astronomy has been selected as a LCO Global Sky Partner and will receive time on the Las Cumbres Observatory telescope network. Shristi Astronomy in India coordinates the OAD Project Astro Sprint which trains students on accessing and analysing astronomy data available online. Students are trained on virtual observatory tools and programmimg techniques and will […]

Overview: Astro Sprint

As a result of disruption of regular classes due to COVID-19, UG and PG students are losing on precious time. In the present times, is an avalanche of high-quality astronomy data from various facilities, ground and space-based. As a pilot study, we had a Six-Day Astronomy Online School. With the help of short videos, we […]