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FAQ

Q:

How can I know about the various programmes?

A:

You can visit the website or watch out the press releases.  A better option is to join the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium club by which you receive a email intimation

 
Q:

My son is interested in astronomy.  He is only six years old.  How can I make the best use of planetarium?

A: We have the programme called “KNOW YOUR STARS” on the first Sunday of every month; on the third Sunday we screen a science film.  Both of these will be appreciated by him.
 
Q:

We have about 30 students in X standard.  We would like to bring them for the shows.  However, we cannot book a show only for 30.  What is your suggestion?

A:

We suggest that you bring them together for the public shows preferably in the forenoon during week days.

 
Q:

Can you please let me know the Summer programs for Children  for 2013.  How do I enroll my son’s name who is nine years old.

A:

Summer activities will start from the first week of April.  Your son can be enrolled for a Tiny Tots programme.  He should be 3rd standard passed.

 
Q:

Are the public allowed to make use of your library?

A:

NO.  Only the students attending yearlong science programmes at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium can make use of the library.  It is not for the public.

 
Q:

We have guests from abroad of about 10.  Is there any facility to book tickets online?  As we are coming from far off place, can you reserve 10 tickets for us?

A:

NO Sorry.  There is no online booking or telephone booking.  But the booking may be done seven days in advance in person.

 
Q:

How much time can we spend in the Planetarium campus?

A:

Sky-theatre show:  40 mins; Exhibition hall with colourful posters of a particular programme:  15 mins; visit to science park where about 35 science models are displayed:  about 30 mins.   Total time required would be about one and a half an hour to two hours.