Location : Hosahalli Village
Approximate Distance : 70KM North off Bangalore. 20KM from Doddaballapur enroute to Gouribidanur (Wikimapia : http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=13440976&x=77458355&z=18&l=0&m=a)
Observing site : Government High School
Basic amenities : Sanitation available, Classrooms to sleep, Other paraphernalia to be brought along.
Horizons : Blocked by trees.
Approach road : Terribly badly cratered.
Support from locals : Extremely cooperative and helpful.
Visibility of M31 : Yes
Visibility of M33 : Yes
Visibility of Milky way : Yes, Good.
Background sky glow : Variable. Bad sometimes, mostly average. South is lighted up due to Doddaballapur lights.
M35, M41, M44, Double Cluster : Yes
Naked eye limiting magnitude : 6.0 +
Great location.. Bad sky glow on hazy days. New lights nearby. Horizons blocked by trees. Very safe, classrooms for shelter.