Gaze At The Stars With An Offbeat Point Of View
Offbeat has organised a Star Gazing event in Vangani, near Karjat.
The observation site is located near Vangani railway station and the trip will be undertaken by train after meeting at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 3:30 pm. The planned itinerary is as follows:
6.00 pm to 6.30 pm – Registration for the programme
6.30 pm to 7.30 pm – Introduction of Telescopes
7.30 pm to 8.30 pm – First session about evening sky
8.30 pm to 9.00 pm – Observations through telescopes
9.00 pm to 10.00 pm – Dinner Break
10.00 pm to 11.30 pm – Second session on Sky
11.30 pm to 12.00 am – Observations through telescopes
12.00 am to 12.30 am – First Tea Break
12.30 am to 2.30 am – Slide Show, Quiz, Question Answer session
2.30 am to 3.00 am – Second Tea Break
3.00 am to 4.30 am – Third session on sky
4.30 am to 5.00 am – Observations through telescopes
With arrangment for travel, food, snacks, equipment and expertise, all you need to bring along is comfortable clothing and an eager mind to learn and explore.