Udaipur Solar Observatory (USOB)



Deputy Head (Admin) : Prof. Nandita Srivastava                       USO Outreach Programme         

Deputy Head (Tech)    : Prof. Shibu K Mathew                            USO Foundation Day 2018


Research activities of the observatory encompass study of solar activity and solar origin of space weather.  

Research Programmes

  • Global and Local Helioseismology
  • Solar Magnetohydrodynamics(MHD)
  • Multi-wavelength investigations of solar eruptive phenomena
  • Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and their spaceweather consequences
  • Solar Instrumentation

National & International Projects undertaken at USO


Solar Optical Telescopes : 50 cm aperture Multi-Application Solar Telescope (MAST), Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) telescope 

Laboratories for developing state-of-the-art instrumentation, Library, Mechanical workshop, Computer Center etc.

Ph.D. Courses Offered

  • Solar Physics                   

Photographic Atlas of Solar Chromosphere

This atlas is a compilation of solar chromospheric observations from the Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO), collected during the year 1976 - 1984.

Workshops/Symposia Conducted

MAST DATA (webpage under construction)