Weekend Session for PU students       Click here for more..

JNP is commencing the "Weekend classes for Pre University Students" on the topic RIGID BODY DYNAMICS from November 29, 2020.

Reopening Arrangements       Click here for more..

Show Schedule: "To Worlds Beyond : Journey through the Solar System" in Kannada at 10:30 am and English at 12:30 pm "Celestial Fireworks" in Kannada at 2:30 pm and English at 4:30 pm


A short description of the scientists and their work that fetched them the Nobel Prize in Physics, 2020

Sky This Week : 2nd - 8th Nov 2020      

Brief about the prominent celestial objects visible for the week 2nd-8th Nov, 2020

Sky This Week      

A brief explanation of constellations for the period 28th Sept to 4th October 2020

New Discovery by Astrosat      

JNP has prepared a brief video about the recent discovery of one of the earliest galaxy using Astrosat data.

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Syllabus-based video for class X students      

Lecture of Chemistry topic - Bases (Part - 1) by Shri. Madhusudhan, JN Planetarium, Bengaluru

Lecture of Chemistry topic - Bases (Part-2) by Shri. Madhusudhan, JN Planetarium, Bengaluru

Registration Opens for SOW - 2020      

As in the past years, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru will be conducting the weekend sessions for high school students beginning on September 12, 2020. The classes will be held online. This year’s course is titled, ‘How did we Find out?’ In this course we look at some of the great ideasin science, the motivation for people to think about them, how they were discovered / measured. The course is essentially an introduction to the path of discovery of several scientific ideas and their impact on the overall development of science. We discuss ideas related to size, mass, distances and these were (are) measured by using different techniques. We will be discussing the scientific principles behind such measurements. There will be a good amount of mathematics involved. So, students who apply for this course must have a strong aptitude to doing mathematics. Students desirous of taking this course must register before September 9 by sending an email to or

First seventy-five students will be accommodated into this course.
The course Fee is: ₹ 600/- (rupees six hundred only) which has to be paid after attend two sessions and if the student is keen on continuing. Payment has to be made before October 10, 2020.

Registration opens for REAP (Physics) - 2020       Click here for more..

This year, we will begin by holding the classes online. If the situation becomes conducive to hold physical classes, then students MUST continue the course at the planetarium. It is better if students have a PC or a laptop. Smartphones may not be very effective for the coursework. The classes will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays using Zoom / Google Meet / MS Teams. The first session will be on September 12, 2020. Selection will based on a first-come-first-served basis for which students have to fill up and submit the Google Form. The Form can be found at: The course fee is ₹1000/- (rupees one thousand only) which has to be paid after attending two sessions and before the 10th of October, 2020. Students with genuine financial constraints can approach our office regarding the waiver of fee. Waiving it will, however, be at the discretion of the planetarium management.

Link for Google Form:

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