Know Your Stars - September 2009

By amar_universe; Published 03 Sep 2009

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore in collaboration with Bangalore Astronomical Society is conducting it's September outreach program called -- Know Your Stars.

Its basically a constellation familiarization session inside the artificial sky-dome at JNP, followed with observations through telescopes (if skies clear out).

The agenda covers an introduction to night sky, identification of constellations and planetary locations for the month, observation of Jupiter and other objects through a telescope (Subject to weather conditions), which will help you learn and navigate the sky on your own.

There will also be an Ask An Astronomer session, wherein your queries, post-session, will be answered by a professional astronomer.

Date : 12th September 2009, Saturday

Time : 6:00 pm

Venue : J.N.Planetarium, High Grounds (opp Chalukya hotel, near Vidhan Soudha)

Ask An Astronomer : Dr. Shylaja, Educator at JNP

Presented by : Amar A. Sharma, BAS Sky-Observing Cordinator

Contact : 9535098126 /

Note : Its an open-for-all program, without ANY restrictions. Please get your friends along. There would be only a nominal entrance fee (Rs. 15/-) charge by Planetarium, for accessing their sky-dome.

We really hope to have as much support in this initiative and activities hosted by BAS. Looking forward to see you all there.