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Mars goes behind the Moon – 17th April, 2021

On the evening of April 17, 2021 you can enjoy seeing an amazing event in the sky where a crescent Moon will eclipse (occult) the red planet Mars between 5:30pm and 7:30 pm Indian Time. This event will be visible from many parts of India, especially in the East. The disappearance will occur when it […]

ASI-POEC University Teaching of Astronomy Session

The ASI-POEC is organising a special session on “University Teaching of Astronomy: The Experimental Component”, to be held during ASI-2021. This session aims to bring together academic scientists, university teachers and educators to exchange and share their experiences and ideas for setting up appropriate experiments to complement theoretical teaching of Astronomy at the University (both […]


Ask an Astronomer Join us for a live session on you YouTube Channel of ASI-POEC Ask An Astronomer  – Last Dance of Neutron Stars Speaker: Prof. Poonam Chandra, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune. Title:  Last dance of neutron stars Date and Time: 10th Jan 2021, 5 PM (IST)   ASI-POEC University Teaching of Astronomy […]