Bangalore Astronomical Society Conducts "an evening with STARS" @ CPRI Residential Campus.
CPRI Event coordinator Santhosh also an amateur astronomer, requested for a observation program for members and family of CWC.
With a warm welcome to BAS, from Santhosh and other members of CWC, the program started with introduction to night sky covering various topic in observational astronomy, life cycle of stars and galaxies.
Later Observation of Moon, M45 cluster, Saturn and few bright stars were shown through the telescope.
Edge on view of Saturn's rings and closeup view of moon's craters where simply outstanding.
About 2.5 hours was spent with the kids, family and members of CWC. with Approx 80 people looking through the
Bangalore Astronomical Society would like to thank Mr.Babu Narayanan, Chairman, CWC for giving us an opportunity to spread Astronomy at CPRI. Mr. Santhosh and Sateesh for helping us organise the event without any issues, their hospitality is greatly appreciated. The members and students for participating in the program.
Mr.Deelip Kumar ( ABAA ) for recommending BAS to CPRI Staff. Finally BAS Volunteer Vishwakeerthy to join the program with a very short notice.
Photos are shared at http://picasaweb.google.co.in/naveen.nanjundappa/AnEveningWithStarsCPRI#
Event Coordinator : Naveen Nanjundappa.