The Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India

It is a quarterly journal published in English, and appearing in March, June, September and December. The Bulletin publishes original research papers, review articles and short reviews/comments on topics of current interest in any area of astronomy and astrophysics. Manuscripts should be sent to the Editor. Instructions to authors should be followed while preparing the manuscripts.

NOTE: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE we are not accepting any articles for PUBLICATION IN the Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India, due to PLANNED reorganisation of the Journal. THE PUBLICATION OF THE BASI journal IS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Past volumes WILL REMAIN available through our online portal. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Vol. 42 - No. 3 & 4 (Sept & Dec 2014 - CURRENT ISSUES)

The Double Pulsar J0737 - 3039A/B: a decade of surprises
M. Burgay1,*, M. Kramer2,3 and M. A. McLaughlin4
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Loop quantum cosmology and the fate of cosmological singularities
Parampreet Singh*
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Investigation of iron emission lines in the eclipsing high mass X-ray binary pulsar OAO 1657-415
Gaurava K. Jaisawal1* and Sachindra Naik1†
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A new three-band, two beam astronomical photo-polarimeter
G. Srinivasulu1*, A. V. Raveendran2, S. Muneer1†, M. V. Mekkaden3, N. Jayavel4, M. R. Somashekar1, K. Sagayanathan1, S. Ramamoorthy1, M. J. Rosario5 and K. Jayakumar6‡
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The impact factor of BASI for 2011 based on citations listed in SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) for research and review articles published in BASI is 3.89. You can find estimates for earlier years by clicking << here. >>

BASI Print ISSN: 0304-9523

BASI Online ISSN: 2249-9601

Astronomical Society of India Conference Series (ASICS)

In order to make recent results presented in conferences available to a wide community, the Astronomical Society of India has started a Conference Series. Conferences held either within or outside the country can be published as part of the ASI Conference Series. All papers in the Conference Series will be refereed, and its publication will be overseen by the Editorial Board of BASI. We welcome proposals from organisers of astronomical meetings or editors of the proceedings. Enquiries and proposals may be sent to

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