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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 Session https://astron-soc.in/asi2021/poec-teaching-session The […]

Great Conjunction 2020

List of stream links from India and abroad. India (18:00 IST) IIA-Hanle: Dorje Angchuk and Chriphin Karthick Khagol Mandal, Mumbai: Abhay Deshpande Nehru Planetarium, Delhi : Rathnashree ASI Public Outreach Jyotirvidya Parisanstha, Pune. JN Planetarium, Bengaluru Germany (21:00 IST) – Live observations with explanations from the public observatory Munich: – Livestream from LWL-Planetarium Münster featuring […]

Samanta Chandrasekhar Challenge

A Crosstaff for a Conjunction A call for the Samanta Chandrasekhar Challenge By now, many may have heard about the upcoming Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, on the 21st of December 2020. A very useful article in this connection, by Arvind Paranjpye, Director, Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai, is here https://skytonight.wordpress.com/2020/11/30/the-great-conjunction-21-dec-2020/. He discusses in detail, about […]