‘Zero Shadow Day’ on 24th April 2019  |  3rd Batch of ‘Astro-computing’ workshop is commencing from May 8th 2019  |  Telescope Assembly Workshop for public from May 8-11, 2019-04-17  | Screening monthly science movie entitled "How the Universe Works : Supernovas" on 21st Apr 2019 at 5:30

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE)

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE) is devoted to science popularisation and non formal science education. In addition to administering Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, BASE has established a Science Centre in the Planetarium. The Science Centre serves as a nucleus for non-formal science education at all levels.

Show Schedule :

Dawn of Space Age
English at 10.30 am Kannada at 11:30 am
Our Solar System
Kannada : 2:30 pm , English : 12:30 pm
Kannada : 3:30 pm , English : 4:30 pm & 5:30 pm
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  • Sky Watch programme was organi ..
  • Total Lunar Eclipse on 27th & ..
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Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is located at the heart of the city; it is only 2km from the city railway station and about 1.5km from the cantonment railway station.

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Science Education

One of the primary objectives of BASE is to impart quality science education at all levels that identify and nurture creative talents in science students to enable them to pursue career in research and teaching.

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Science Popularisation

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru reopens after its temporary closure for renovation in March, 2016 the planetarium a more joyful and stimulating experience.

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Useful Info.

On 9th January 2017, the bright star Rohini will be covered by the Moon for about half an hour from 6.30 pm to 7 pm. People may enjoy the sight with telescopes or even with naked eye.

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Videos of Special Lectures