Announcements

Know Your Stars       

Monthly sky gazing programme entitled KNOW YOUR STARS is scheduled on 1st Jul 2018. Charges Rs.30/- per head.

'Asteroid Day' on 30th June 2018       Click here for more..

J N Planetarium, Bengaluru is celebrating the 'Asteroid Day' with lectures on asteroids and on Meteors, An exhibition of over 20 meteorite samples collected from India and outside and a poster exhibition. A lecture is organized at 2 pm by Dr. Bharat Adur, Director, Akash Ganga Centre for Astronomy, Mumbai titled 'Detection of Meteorites and Methods of Analysis' aimed towards college students. A public lecture by Dr. Narendra Bhandari, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, titled 'Falling Stones, Colliding Asteroids and Secrets of the Universe' is scheduled at 4:30 pm for the public.

Interested college students are requested to register with the planetarium on or before June 28th for lectures as entry is limited. There is no registration charge. All are welcome for the public lecture. Rare exhibition of meteorites and poster exhibition are open between 10.30am and 4.30pm. Members of public and students can make use of the opportunity. Entry to the exhibition is free.

Celebration of the Month       Click here for more..

This month, to commemorate Charles Messier's birth anniversary, we have organized a special lecture for science teachers on June 26th, 2018 between 10:30 am & 12:30 pm.

Date : 26th June 2018
Timings : 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.

Monthly Movie      

Monthly Science Movie entitled '51 Degrees North' is scheduled on 17th Jun 2018 at 5 pm.Entry is free.

Teachers' Meeting       Click here for more..

Teachers' Meeting is scheduled to be held on 23rd Jun 2018 between 11 am and 12 noon. The year long programme content as well as their schedule will be discussed at the meeting. Entry is free.

Science Club - SATELLITES       Click here for more..

Science Club is scheduled to be held every second Sunday of the month. It is mainly targeted at the students studying in classes VIII-XII in order to develop scientific temper among them. Interested public can also attend the session. Objective of the session is to understand natural and artificial satellites, their roles and influences for mankind.Entry is free.

Kaapi With Kuriosity      

Kaapi With Kuriosity lecture series entitled "How quantum physics democratised music: a meditation on physics and technology" by Prof. Michael Berry (University of Bristol, UK), is scheduled on 10.06.2018 at 4 pm at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.

Know Your Stars       

A sky watch programme entitled 'Know Your Stars' is scheduled on 3rd June 2018 at 6:30 pm.Charges Rs.30/- per head.

Astrophography Image Processing       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is conducting an intensive one-day workshop on image processing, for the public with several processing examples. Examples are drawn from the thirteen Sky Photo Trips conducted by Shri Ajay Talwar, a renowned astrophotographer. Your own examples of successes and failures will also be taken up for discussion. The workshop is not a power point presentation, but involves working on actual images, data sets. The workshop will be conducted by Shri Ajay Talwar.

Summer Course for College Students       Click here for more..

Summer Course for college students entitled FROM WEB OF LIFE TO THE UNIVERSE is scheduled from May 22nd to June 2nd 2018. Charges Rs.500/- per head

Monthly Movie      

Monthly Science Movie entitled 'Wonders of Life - Endless Forms Most Beautiful' is scheduled on 20th May 2018 at 5 pm.

Science Club       Click here for more..

Monthly Science Club - a discussion for high school & above students on the topic SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS is scheduled on 13th May 2018 at 3 pm. Entry is Free.

A special presentation       Click here for more..

A presentation by meritorious science students of Aryabhat Foundation on "Earth: Flat to Sphere" on 5th May 2018 at 12:30 pm. Entry is free.

Know Your Stars       

A sky watch programme entitled 'Know Your Stars' is scheduled on 6th May 2018 at 6:30 pm.Charges Rs.30/- per head.

Special Lecture - Zero Shadow Day       Click here for more..

A special lecture on 'Zero Shadow Day' for public is scheduled on 24th April 2018 at 11 am. The event will be demonstrated at 12:17 hrs at the campus. Entry is free.

Workshop on 'Zero Shadow Day'       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a half-day workshop on 'Zero Shadow Day' for students studying in class 8th to 12th on 24th April 2018 between 10 am and 1.30 pm. The workshop will cover the concepts related to Zero Shadow Day such as rotation and revolution of the earth, importance of specific latitudes such as equator, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and measurement of local time. It also includes practical aspects of observing Zero Shadow with various exhibits and calculating circumference of earth from shadows.

Monthly Movie       Click here for more..

Monthly Science Movie entitled 'Wonders of Life - Expanding Universe' is scheduled on 15th April 2018 at 5 pm.

Workshop on 'Zero Shadow Day'       Click here for more..

In view of the upcoming Zero Shadow Day on 24th April 2018, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a half-day workshop for teachers and 'Summer Camp' organisers on the topic 'Zero Shadow Day' on 17th April 2018 between 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm. Entry is free.

Additional Shows are available ONLINE in Summer Vacation:-      

Exploring The Universe Kannada : 10:30 am English : 11:30 am

Telescope Making Workshop       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a 'TELESCOPE ASSEMBLY WORKSHOP' for the general public and organisations from May 15, 2018. Participants will assemble and collimate a 150mm Newtonian telescope. The workshop will be for a duration of five days. The workshop will have theory sessions in astronomy, and using of Newtonian telescopes etc.

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