Star Party - Kemalee Estate, Coorg

By vivek; Published 21 Mar 2012

BAS is organizing a star party at Keemlae estate at Coorg on the 24th and 25th of March 2012

Since the announcement is at very short notice, we request all those who are interested to register at the below mentioned link by 9 pm on Thursday (i.e 22nd March 2012)




Venue: Kemalee Coffee Estate, Karada Village, Coorg, Karnataka

Departure from Bangalore: 10 pm on Friday(23rd March 2012)

Return to Bangalore: 8 pm on Sunday (25th March 2012)


About Kemalee Estate:-

Kemalee Estates is located near the Karada Village at Coorg and it has proved to be a very good observing Spot for BAS. We wish to exploit the skies to its full extent and observe fainter objects from here.

Accommodation , Food and Schedule:-

BAs will provide for separate accommodation for Men and Women. We may not be able to provide individual rooms for families during this trip.BAS will also arrange for food on both days of the trip.

The plan is to leave Bangalore in a mini-bus (about 20 people) at about 11 pm at night on Friday. We should reach our destination by 6 am on Saturday. We can spend the morning over a trek to a nearby waterfall and post Lunch, at about 4 pm, we would have a small Astronomy session/talk by Keerthi Kiran (from BAS). Night sky observation would begin at about 7 pm and continue till dawn next day. We will leave the venue at about 10 am on Sunday.


Trip Costs:-

For BAS members: Rs. 3000/person

For Non-BAS members: Rs. 3200/person

Payment details will be made available at the Registration page


Please Note:

We have an upper limit of 20 people for the trip, so please confirm your participation ASAP

Email all queries to: