Are you ready to make all your wishes come true? They say every shooting star fulfills one of your desires. Imagine what happens when there are hundreds of them at the same time! For years, the Geminid meteor shower has been the most anticipated event in the stargazing calendar as more than 120 shooting stars per hour fill the skies with their vanishing twinkles. The spectacular meteor shower can be seen from December 4–17 (average rate 15 meteors/hr) but the phenomenon will attain its peak on December 14 and 15th (Average rate of 100 meteors/hr) SciComm has been introduced with a big goal to improve the way education and careers are seen, by making them more fun, interactive, understandable and easy with the use of present technology and trend. SciComm is a young and dynamic organization founded by the experienced science communicators, engineers, students of IIT-Delhi and IISC Bangalore.
Participants are requested to reach the desired spot by 6:30 pm.
(Sunset at 5:30 pm)
7:00 - 7:30 pm – Session 1 – Brief Introduction of the Astro-session.
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Cosmic Meditation with power Music.
8:00 – 8:30 pm --- Introduction to the meteor as well as sky gazing.
8:30 pm --9:30 pm – Session 2 – Brief session on Night Sky Orientation - North Star and Ursa Major and few major constellation hunts.
9:30 – 10:00 pm – Telescope observation of Orion, Betelgeuse, Pleiades, Beehive cluster, Sirius, Andromeda, and Winter Triangle with a lecture on connection with the universe.
10:30 pm – 11:30 pm – Session 3 – Geminid meteor shower observation and basic Astrophotography and StarTrail to capture the deep fantasy of sky through a lens.
12:00 – 05:30 am – Power Nap – Charge Yourself and Camera/Tablet/Mobile Batteries
5:30 – 6:30 am – Session 4 – Live Moon, Jupiter, and Mars watching through a telescope
7:00 – 7:30 am – Sunrise with Morning Sky observation.
8:00am --- Event Closure.
NOTE: Sky object visibility depends on the location, altitude and weather conditions.
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