Are you excited for the most awaited astro phenomena of the year? Come set your date with the most epic GEMINIDS METEOR SHOWER across our Himachal Zostels (Bir, Dalhousie, Dharamkot (Mcloedganj) and Manali) from 9th until 17th December. We have partnered up with SciComm.in to make sure you have an amazing experience as you witness the phenomena, learn more about cosmos and much more.
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 – 11:30pm – 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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