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SKYWATCH: A mesmerizing experience
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SKYWATCH: A mesmerizing experience

September 20, 2020

Six planets galore in the evening sky at greater heights By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer Planet Watching’ is one of the most enthralling, pleasurable and spellbinding experience. If we witness the sky on a dark, clear night we can see many hundreds of stars and few terrestrial planets. They are not alike; they…

Heavenly visitor ‘NEOWISE’ at its best this month
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Heavenly visitor ‘NEOWISE’ at its best this month

July 9, 2020

By Rtn. PHF Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer The most beautiful and impulsive celestial object perceptible in the night or morning sky is the ‘Comet.’ Most of the time, Comets remain in deep-frozen “sleep” in outer space, but sporadically they are dislodged from their orbits and fall forward the inner Solar System. Comets are…

Partial Solar Eclipse on June 21
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Partial Solar Eclipse on June 21

June 18, 2020

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer ‘Sky Watching’ is one of the most fascinating, appreciating and thrilling experience. Winter sky is the best time to watch the night sky, as it is very conducive for observing night sky. One of the most captivating astronomical occurrences in Astronomy is the observation of an ‘eclipse.’  Eclipse…

Heavenly Visitor ‘Swan’ at its best in May
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Heavenly Visitor ‘Swan’ at its best in May

May 16, 2020

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Observational Astronomer The most beautiful and unpredictable celestial object perceptible in the night or morning sky is the ‘Comet’. Most of the time, Comets remain in deep-frozen “sleep” in outer space, but occasionally they are dislodged from their orbits and fall forward the inner Solar System. Comets are at their…

Spectacular visibility of Jupiter tonight
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Spectacular visibility of Jupiter tonight

June 10, 2019

Jupiter is the most resplendent bluish-yellow planet in the Solar System and is regarded as the biggest planet. In 2019, Jupiter will prolong to dominate the night sky during June, July and August. Jupiter, the monster planet, is reaching ‘Opposition’   on June 10. ‘Opposition’ is the astronomical occurrence when a planet farther from the Sun…

Heavenly visitor ‘iwamoto’ at its best this month
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Heavenly visitor ‘iwamoto’ at its best this month

February 25, 2019

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer The most beautiful celestial object perceptible in the night sky is the ‘Comet.’ Most of the time, Comets remain in deep-frozen “sleep” in outer space, but occasionally they are dislodged from their orbits and fall forward the inner Solar System. Comets are at their brightest when they are…

Sky watch for students in city on Dec.11
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Sky watch for students in city on Dec.11

December 9, 2018

Mysuru: City-based Pramati Hill Academy, in association with Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi, will conduct a workshop on astronomy and sky watch (day and night) titled ‘Bapu Khagol Mela’ on Dec.11 at Pramati School  premises in city. Students from Class 9 to 11 can register their names to take part in the workshop. They can watch…

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