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 required spot by 6:30 pm. (Sunset – 5:30pm)
7:00 – 7:30 pm : Session 1 – Brief Introduction of the Astro-session.
7:30 – 8:00 pm : Cosmic Meditation
8:00 – 8:30 pm : Introduction to meteor and gazing the skies.
8:30 – 9:30 pm : Session 2 – Brief session on Night Sky Orientation - North Star and Ursa Major and few major constellations.
9:30 – 10:30 pm : Telescope observation of Orion, Betelgeuse, Pleiades, Beehive cluster, Sirius, Andromeda and Winter Triangle with lecture on connection with universe
10:00 – 10:30pm : Tea Break with Dinner
10:30 – 11:30pm : Session 3 – Geminid meteor shower observation and Astrophotography.
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 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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