ASI-POEC celebrated the visit of the Comet NEOWISE in July-August 2020 with a number of outreach activities throughout India. As a part of this, a themed Astro-Photography Competition was organised to draw people to the beauty of the breathtaking comet as well as the night sky and astronomy and the joy of capturing it in […]
Total Lunar Eclipse – 31 January 2018 – Sharing your event “Super Moon – Blue Moon – Blood Moon – Copper Moon – Eclipse” A nationwide, crowd-sourced event, co-ordinated by ASI-POEC, aims to make it easier for everyone to find their nearest place where some knowledgable person is showing the Eclipse. The events map will […]
Featured image © ESO 2013 We thank everyone who was a part of the sharing of the Transit of Mercury – a nationwide, crowd-sourced event co-ordinated by ASI-POEC. The events map will give you a good idea of the coverage. The ASI-POEC is proud to be associated with all of you in making this an […]
ANNOUNCEMENT Learn about – Hydrogen line and the history of Universe – How to detect radio waves from celestial bodies ? – How to ‘see’ hydrogen ? Radio Astronomy ushered in a new era in our understanding of the universe. In the last decades it has evolved in to an exciting field covering solar system […]
2014 is the 900th birth anniversary of Bhaskacharya, a brilliant mathematician and astronomer of ancient India. A one-day workshop on the scientific work of Bhaskaracharya is being organised by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium and the Astronomical Society of India. Venue : Auditorium, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Koramangala, Bengaluru Date : 17 […]
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We are happy to announce that the 33rd meeting of the Astronomical Society of India will be held at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Pune, during February 17-20, 2015. Further details, including registration, abstract submission forms and accommodation can be found at ASI 2015 will […]