Events

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

Lunar Eclipse from the Planetarium premises      

Solar Eclipse 15 January 2010      

Partial phase in Bangalore; overwhelming response from people; over 10000 visitors Arrangements made: Six telescope projections, sunspotter, welding glasses, pin hole cameras, motorised model explaining the phenomenon, simulation of the event as seen from Kanyakumari and a 10 minute movie. Here are some glimpses

Viewing arrangements had been made for the solar eclipse of July 22      

In spite of the cloudy weather some enthusiasts turned up to see the models, live telecast and simulations. They patiently waited for the glimpse of the eclipse sun.

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