Planetarium activities in September 2010
Moon and Venus Carnival A celebration of Astronomy at the Jantar Mantar - on the 11th of September from 2:00 PM to 8 PM. A daytime viewing of Moon and Venus using the Ram Yantra and night time telescopic views of Moon and planets. Activities to be conducted in collaboration with Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE).
Autumn Equinox Day Autumn Equinox will be celebrated through user-friendly observations of the Sun using the Jantar Mantar Observatory instruments, from sunrise to sunset on the 23rd of September 2010. Activities to be conducted in collaboration with Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE).
Planetarium activities in October 2010
Chandra - A stellar life - Inauguration of the new planetarium program, at 11:00 AM on the 1st of October 2010. Timings for the planetarium program on Chandrasekhar for the public shows English : 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM Hindi : 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM. Tickets Rs. 50/- Available at the bookshop/bank counter at the planetarium.
Universe at the Planetarium Live shows in the first week of October celebrating the Universe in the planetarium. Timings : 12:30 PM on the 5th, 7th and 9th of October.
From the First Indian in Space to budding space scientists? A meeting of Rakesh Sharma, first Indian in Space, with students and special invitees. 11:00 AM on the 26th of October.
Delhi : A celebration Live shows in the planetarium sky theatre in the second week of October, celebrating the city of Delhi. Timings : 12:30 PM on the 12th, 14th and 16th October.
Indian Astronomy : A celebration Exhibition on view from the 1st of October 2010. Public lectures following the inauguration of the exhibition celebrating Indian Astronomy, in the first and second week of October (Dates to be announced).