Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus on 01.07.2015. Photo by JNP      


'Zero Shadow Day' celebrated at 12.17 pm on 24th April 2015 at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru. More than 100 visitors enjoyed the event. It will be shown on 25th April also.


Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru, announces a special event on this Zero Shadow Day which is happening in Bangalore, on April 24, 2015 between 12:00Noon and 12:30pm and also arranged a colourful poster exhibition entitled SUN EXHIBITION for the public. Some of the models which illustrates Zero Shadow Day Phenomenon are also being displayed. Interested public can make use of this rare opportunity and visit Planetarium on April 24, 2015.

Comet Love Joy on 04.02.2015      

Jupiter on 04.02.2015      

Sunspots on 28.10.2014      

Venus pairs with Moon      

On 29th (Jan 2014) dawn Venus and Moon.

Black Drop effect      

Transit of Venus, June 2012      

View of Transit of Venus through clouds

Lunar Eclipse December 10, 2011      

Arrangements were made to show the eclipsed moon through telescopes. Over 1500 visitors viewed the moon although there were clouds during 7:30 and 8:30pm. A 2-minute video on lunar eclipse, a large poster explaining the colour of moon were shown along with the explanation with a 3D model. The meaning of umbra and penumbra also were explained by student volunteers. Here are some shots of the event

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