Volume 1


Proceedings of an international workshop held as part of the Homi Bhabha Birth Centenary Celebrations

TIFR National Balloon Facility
Hyderabad, India
October 5-7, 2009

Editor: D. K. Ojha


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I. Invited and Contributed Talks

1. Molecular Clouds, Embedded Clusters, Triggered Star Formation, Initial Mass Function

The structure of molecular clouds:  1
D. Froebrich and J. Rowles
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Star formation in┬░uenced by OB stars:  11
Wen Ping Chen
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Triggered star formation associated with HII regions:  19
Katsuo Ogura
[Abstract] | [PDF]

The structures of embedded clusters:  27
Stefan Schmeja
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Star formation and IMF of young clusters associated with HII regions:  37
A. K. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Multi-wavelength studies of Galactic HII regions:  
M. R. Samal, A. K. Pandey, D. K. Ojha, I. Zinchenko, B. C. Bhatt, S. K. Ghosh and B. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

2. Circumstellar Dust, PAH, H2 Formation

Dust formation by massive stars studied by infrared observations with AKARI/IRC and Subaru/COMICS:  49
Itsuki Sakon, Takashi Onaka, Kentaro Asano, Ryou Ohsawa, Hidehiro Kaneda, Takao Nakagawa, Takaya Nozawa, Yoshiko Okamoto, Takuya Fujiyoshi, Fumihiko Usui, Hirokazu Kataza, Hideo Matsuhara and Hiroshi Murakami
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Infrared emission from the composite grains: Application to circum-stellar dust:  57
Deepak B. Vaidya and Ranjan Gupta
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Mapping dust column density in dark clouds using NIR scattered light:  63
Yasushi Nakajima
[Abstract] | [PDF]

3. Circumstellar Disks, Jets, Outflows

On circumstellar disks: Spitzer identi┬»es two possible evolutionary paths:  71
Paula S. Teixeira, Charles J. Lada, Massimo Marengo and Elizabeth Lada
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Feedback through molecular outflows:  79
Michael W. Knight
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Spectroscopy of Be stars in young open clusters:  85
Blesson Mathew and Annapurni Subramaniam
[Abstract] | [PDF]

4. Star Formation and ISM in Nearby Galaxies, Magellanic Clouds

AKARI far-infrared observations of the ISM in nearby galaxies:  91
H. Kaneda, T. Suzuki, M. Yamagishi, T. Onaka, D. Ishihara, I. Sakon, T. Shimonishi and I. Takase
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Observational study of ice around extragalactic Young Stellar Objects with AKARI:  99
Takashi Shimonishi, Takashi Onaka, Daisuke Kato, Itsuki Sakon, Yoshifusa Ita, Akiko Kawamura and Hidehiro Kaneda
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Internal and foreground reddening maps of the Magellanic Clouds:  107
Annapurni Subramaniam and Smitha Subramanian
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Radio observations of bulgeless late type galaxies:  111
Mousumi Das and C. Sengupta
[Abstract] | [PDF]

5. Magnetic Fields, Polarization Studies of Star Forming Regions, Dense Cores

Tracing magnetic Field orientation in starless cores:  117
G. Maheswar, A. N. Ramaprakash, C. W. Lee and S. Dib
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Broad-band optical polarimetric studies of NGC 1893:  123
C. Eswaraiah, A. K. Pandey, G. Maheswar, B. J. Medhi, J. C. Pandey and D. K. Ojha
[Abstract] | [PDF]

6. Young Protostars, ISM, Massive Star Formation

Recent results from the infrared satellite AKARI:  127
Takashi Onaka, Itsuki Sakon, Hideaki Fujiwara, Takashi Shimonishi, Ho-Gyu Lee, Daisuke Ishihara, Hidehiro Kaneda and Yoko Okada
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Young stars and protostellar cores near NGC 2023:  135
B. Mookerjea, G. Sandell, T. H. Jarrett and J. McMullin
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Multi-wavelength investigation of a massive toroidal candidate G24.78+0.08-A2:  141
S. Vig, R. Cesaroni, L. Testi, M. T. Beltran and C. Codella
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Massive star formation studies with GLIMPSE:  147
M. S. N. Kumar, J. M. C. Grave and L. K. Dewangan
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Studies of the ISM using the GMRT:  155
Subhashish Roy
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Distribution of interstellar matter in the direction of LN45:  161
U. C. Joshi, S. Ganesh and K. S. Baliyan
[Abstract] | [PDF]

7. Current and Future Infrared Surveys

Infrared astronomy in India with balloons:  167
S. K. Ghosh
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging Survey (IRSIS) payload for an Indian satellite:  171

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8. Science with Indian Facilities

Space astronomy in India: 43 years and counting:  177
R. K. Manchanda
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Science with Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle:  193
T. P. Prabhu and G. C. Anupama
[Abstract] | [PDF]

New initiatives in optical astronomy at ARIES:  203
Ram Sagar, Brijesh Kumar, Amitesh Omar and A. K. Pandey
[Abstract] | [PDF]

PRL Mt. Abu Observatory: New initiatives:  211
B. G. Anandarao and A. Chakraborty
[Abstract] | [PDF]

II. Poster Papers

Isolated infrared nebula (IRAS 16148-5011) and evidence of triggered star formation:  
S. S. Borgaonkar, D. K. Ojha, T. Nagayama, M. Tamura, S. K. Ghosh and M. R. Samal
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Star formation in bright-rimmed clouds and associated clusters:  221
N. Chauhan, A. K. Pandey, K. Ogura and J. Jose
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Bright-rimmed clouds and young stellar objects in IC 1396:  225
R. Choudhury and H. C. Bhatt
[Abstract] | [PDF]

The dynamics of mass segregation in star clusters:  229
P. Hasan and S. N. Hasan
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Multi-wavelength study of the young cluster NGC 1624:  233
J. Jose, A. K. Pandey, K. Ogura, D.K. Ojha, B. C. Bhatt, M. R. Samal and N. Chauhan
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Second outburst phase of McNeil's nebula (V1647 Orionis):  237
S. S. Kaurav, D. K. Ojha, J. P. Ninan, B. C. Bhatt, D. K. Sahu, S. K. Ghosh and A. Tej
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Infrared study of the interstellar medium around IRAS 16164-5046 (RCW 106):  239
K. Lakhchaura, J. Paul K., S. K. Ghosh and D. K. Ojha
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Post-outburst phase of LDN 1415 nebula (IRAS 04376+5413):  
V. S. Pawade, D. K. Ohja, J. P. Ninan, A. Tej, B.C. Bhatt, D. K. Sahu, S. K. Ghosh, S. S. Kaurav and V. Mohan
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Study of Galactic structure using ultra-violet surveys:  245
S. S. Todmal, S. K. Ghosh, D. K. Ojha and A. C. Robin
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Infrared imaging and spectroscopy of the (proto)cluster IRAS 18511+0146:  249
S. Vig, L. Testi, M. Walmsley and R. Cesaroni
[Abstract] | [PDF]

Author Index : [PDF]

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