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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. Viewing with telescopes will be arranged from 6 pm to 7.30 pm at the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Entry is Free.


Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is making arrangement to show the Super Moon on 14th November 2016.

Downloadable posters on Transit of Mercury occurring on 9th May 2016.

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru, is making arrangements for the public to view safely through the telescopes, the event Transit of Mercury occurring on 9th May 2016 from 4.30 pm till Sunset. Entry is free.




Sky Watch program for public is arranged at the planetarium on 6th February from 4.30 am till sunrise. Entry is Free.

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A special Sky Watch programme for public held on 7 th January 2016 from 4.30 am till Sunrise

Arrangements are made for the public to view comets, Solar eclipses and planetary transits. Portable telescopes are arranged in the open area and public watch events through these. During live coverage of such events happening elsewhere, video projectors are used to project the coverage on large screen for the public to see.