Basic Astronomy Course 2016

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Certified Astronomy Course (3 Months), every Sunday evening 4 to 6 pm started from 26th June 2016 at Akashmitra Mandal, Kalyan.

Highlights :
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1) What is Astronomy?
2) Basic of Astronomy.
3) Sky Observation Technique.
4) How to read a star map.
5) How to identify star in sky.
6) How to use Telescope and many more . . . .

For more details contact :
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Mr. Hemant Mone : 9820316315
Mr. Videsh Kulkarni : 9221617135

Address :
Akashmitra Mandal,
Mahila Mandal Sabhagruha,
Nr. Subhash Maidan & Atre Theatre, Kalyan (W) – 421301
Dist. Thane, Maharashtra, India.

Facebook Event : https://www.facebook.com/events/712869682188854/

Transit of Mercury 2016

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Precautionary Notice : NEVER look directly to the sun with your naked eye or through any instrument without proper filter or without expert’s guidance.

Akashmitra Mandal, Kalyan is offering a unique opportunity to watch the passing of planet Mercury (Budh) across the disc of the Sun on 9th May 2016 between 5:00 PM to 06:30 PM from Ganesha Ghat, Kalyan (West).

Facebook event : https://www.facebook.com/events/226110684446959

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Transit of Mercury schedule

Event UTC Time Time in Kalyan*
First location to see the partial transit begin 9 May, 11:10:25 9 May, 16:40:25
Geocentric** partial transit begins (ingress, exterior contact) 9 May, 11:12:18 9 May, 16:42:18
First location to see the full transit begin 9 May, 11:13:37 9 May, 16:43:37
Geocentric** full transit begins (ingress, interior contact) 9 May, 11:15:30 9 May, 16:45:30
Mercury is closest to the Sun’s center 9 May, 14:57:25 9 May, 20:27:25
Geocentric** full transit ends (egress, interior contact) 9 May, 18:39:12 10 May, 00:09:12
Last location to see full transit end 9 May, 18:41:05 10 May, 00:11:05
Geocentric** transit ends (egress, exterior contact) 9 May, 18:42:24 10 May, 00:12:24
Last location to see partial transit end 9 May, 18:44:17 10 May, 00:14:17

Precautionary Notice : NEVER look directly to the sun with your naked eye or through any instrument without proper filter or without expert’s guidance.

Welcome to Akashmitra Mandal

Akashmitra is an amateur Astronomers’ Organization based in Kalyan (near Mumbai – India).  Its objective is to  popularize astronomy and induce students, enthusiasts to make useful  contributions in the field of astronomical research.

 

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What New !

ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)

Find out more on MOM here

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Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) is approaching perihelion….

Find out more on ISON here

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