Know Your Stars       Click here for more..

Monthly sky gazing programme entitled "Know Your Stars" for public is scheduled on 2nd June 2019 at 6.30 pm.

100 Years for 'Light Bending Experiment'       Click here for more..

May 29, 1919 is a historic day in the annals of science. Astronomical observations recorded during the total solar eclipse on that day verified one of the predictions of ‘General Theory of Relativity’ – that, light bends in the vicinity of massive objects such as the Sun. We celebrate one hundred years of this landmark experiment carried out by a team of astronomers headed by Sir Arthur Eddington. J N Planetarium has arranged a special public talk by Prof P Ajith, ICTS at 10:30 am on May 29 at the planetarium. All are invited.

Free Show for Differently Abled students       Click here for more..

JNP is inviting differently abled students to watch the sky-theatre show at free of cost till July 5, 2019 with prior intimation to us.

From Web of Life to Universe       Click here for more..

A two-week long programme for college students is scheduled from May 21 to June 1, 2019 between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm. This is aimed at motivating PUC and B.Sc., students towards research both in Physical and Life Sciences. Lectures for these courses are given by scientists from research institutes. The lectures introduce the students to fundamental ideas and frontier areas of research in various fields. Special lectures by medical practitioners about relevance of physics and biology to medical science also are scheduled. Number of participants is limited to 25. Charges Rs.500/- per head.

How the Universe Works : Alien Solar Systems       Click here for more..

Monthly Science Movie entitled "How the Universe Works : Alien Solar Systems" is scheduled on 19th May 2019 at 5:30 pm. Entry is free.

Science Club on the topic 'Astronomy through Stellarium' on 12th May 2019       Click here for more..

In this session basic related to astronomical observations is discussed. For familiarizing the concepts open source software Stellarium is used. This shall help in locating the celestial objects and learn different aspects related to night sky stargazing.


This five-day computer-based programme introduces students of classes VIII-to X to methods adopted by astronomers to locate positions of asteroids, understand rotation of the Sun and other celestial motions using CLEA software. The batch commences on May 8 and ends on May 12, 2019. Number of participants is limited to 20. Time: 10:30 am to 1 pm. Fee Rs.500/- per head.

Zero Shadow Day       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is making arrangements to observe an astronomical event called Zero Shadow Day on 24th April 2019 at 12:17 hrs. Entry is free.

Telescope Assembly Workshop       Click here for more..

JNP is organising Telescope Assembly Workshop from 8th to 11th May 2019. Participants will assemble a 6" Newtonian telescope with mount and take it with them. Registration fee is expected to be Rs.23,000/-+Rs.1000/- per head. Interested participants may register their names in the office by paying a token fee of Rs.1000/-.

How the Universe Works : Supernovas       

Monthly Science Movie entitled "How the Universe Works : Supernovas" is scheduled on 21st April 2019 at 5:30 pm. Entry is free.

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