100 Hours of Astronomy Registered Events: INDIA
Sky Watching Workshop: Gangapur, Khultabad, Phulambri, Sikrai (Dausa), Unnao, India (2 events)

Organiser: PRATHAM EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About
1. Discussion on How Earth rotates, how do day and night happen? By role play and a few models
2. Finding direction in the night, Identify pole star through Saptrishi/ Sarmishtha. 
3: Sky watching (Seeing Moon/planets by telescope. Observing some important/attractive constellation in the sky)
Workshop will start in the evening in the given place. 

ContactKamlesh Tripathi

100 Hours of Astronomy: Ahmedabad, India (2 events)

Organiser: Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre

Event Date(s): January 7-13, 2019

About

10-13 January - Understanding the constellations: Vikram A. Sarabhai Community Science Centre has established 45 'School Space Clubs' all across Gujarat, India. This aims to provide an unparalleled opportunity to students for trying out new ideas, foster innovation and nurture creativity in the field of Astronomy, Model Rocketry and Aeronautics. To celebrate the '100 hours of Astronomy' event, a pen and paper activity to join the stars to obtain constellation in the January night sky will be carried out in all the Clubs. This will be accompanied by naked eye astronomy and give a chance to look up, see and understand the constellations. Furthermore, the Indian names and the folk stories relating to these constellations will be included to explore the rich knowledge. Application of these constellations in our day to day lives will also be explored.

7-12 January - Little Twinkling Things: Children Science Festival is being conducted for tribal children in 15 schools of Dahod district in Gujarat, supported by Vigyan Prasar. Naked eye and telescope assisted observations of the celestial bodies are an attraction not only to the students but also to the teachers. The importance of the dark skies and the necessity to preserve, observe and understand it, is also emphasized. 

ContactAvik Dasgupta

Stargazing in Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad, India 

Organiser: IAC Astronomy Club

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Learn and Explore the Cosmos with a Telescope.
Jan.10 - Observe the Orion Complex
Jan.11 - Watch the Celestial Clock
Jan.12 - Observe Crescent Moon and Mars
Jan.13 - Observe Brilliant Venus and Jupiter
Students and Adults of all age groups have been invited to Improve their Understanding of the Cosmos.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactAlay Jhaveri

Astronomy 100%: Ahmedabad, India

Organiser: Tanmaye's Amazing Space

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Tanmay Vyas will share his knowledge to the general public, including those with visual and hearing impairments. This will include interactive multi-media sessions and observations.

ContactTanmay Vyas

Celebrating 100 Hrs of Astronomy: Aurangabad, India 

Organiser: MGM APJ Abdul Kala, Astrospace Science Centre and Club 

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We are organizing various astronomical activities: Astro Movies, Star Patry, Solar Observation Event, Astro Exhibition, Etc.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

Contact: Shrinivas Aundhkar

Astronomy for Young Minds : Bangalore, India 

Organiser: BVJ Science Centre

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: To promote, inculcate and inspire astronomy among the general public by eradicating myths prevalent in the society, providing a glimpse of astronomy and encouraging careers in astronomy amongst the young

Contact: Altaf Pasha

Sky Gazing Camp : Bangalore, India 

Organiser: Society for Space Education, Research and Education (SSERD)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Sky Gazing for Public

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

Contact: Nikhitha C

BEACH ASTRONOMY AT BENAULIM : Benaulim, India 

Organiser: ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS OF ASTRONOMY, GOA

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: SKY OBSERVATION, CONSTELLATIONS FAMILIARISTAION AND OBSERVATION OF THE MOON THROUGH THE TELESCOPE

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

Contact: BHUSHAN VERLEKAR

Sky watching with a presentation on our universe: Bemetara, India 

Organiser: Chhattisgarh Vigyan Sabha

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: A night sky watching program with the help of a Newtonian Telescope will be organize by Chhattisgarh Vigyan Sabha, a volunteer organisation working in the field of dissemination of scientific temperament in a school ground. The target group consist of students, teachers, general public and peasants. The district collector ( District Magistrate ) and other officers will motivate people to know about astronomy, explore the Universe and enjoy the knowledge of stars and other galactic bodies. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

Contact: Vishwas Meshram

Day time Astronomy and Night sky Observation : Bengaluru, India 

Organiser: Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We have planned for day time astronomy sessions using Gnomon and Sun dials, also Night sky observation. Other than this we have planned display of various Telescopes and mounts, Astronomy movies and few lectures.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

Contact: Dr. M.Y. Anand

Bangalore Astronomy Club event : Bangalore, India 

Organiser: Bangalore Astronomy Club 

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Will setup my Telescope to watch wonders of night sky. 

Contact: Vijay Kapoor

Exploring the Night Sky : Bhubaneswar, India 

Organiser: Pathani Samanta Planetarium 

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Participants shall be introduced to basic astronomy, identification of stars and planets. Observation of different bodies through telescope. 

Contact: Dr. Subhendu Pattnaik

100 hours of astronomy @ SCAAA : Bhubaneswar, India 

Organiser: Pathani Samanta Planetarium 

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: SCAAA is organising workshops , lecture and intearaction sessions for common public and students.
10 January- open discussion and interaction about techniques used in optical and non optical astronomy 
11 January- traditional astronomical tools of Great astronomer Pathani Samanta, and measurement of radius of earth by Eratosthenes method 
12 January- talk on careers in astronomy
13 January- telescope handling demonstration and night sky watch session every evening from 10th to 13th january
 More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: Ashutosh Pattnaik

Sitaarang - Astronomy in the Cultural Festival 'Saarang': Chennai, India 

Organiser: Horizon : Astronomy and Physics Club Of IIT Madras

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We will be putting up a stall in the cultural fest of IIT Madras, and show the public the moon through 12'' telescope and take pictures using their phones. We will also display some of the astrophotography by our astronomy club and explain various astronomical phenomenon to the general public. 

We will be conducting online competitions on Facebook for the public, from the 10th of January.

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: Chaithanya Krishna Moorthy

Street Telescopes: Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli - India (3 events)

Organiser: Open Space Foundation

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: In order to make access to the street and slum children to view Telescope Open Space Foundation have planned to coordinate an event "Street Telescope" in slums in Chennai, Trichy & Coimbatore cities. We have planned to take our Telescopes to demonstrate and sky watching programme. Most of the children in slum areas and streets may not have chance to see Telescope, So we believe this programme will help us to include them in the Learning process. 

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: Surender Ponnalagar

Astronomy Bonanza : Dehradun, India 

Organiser: Infinity Space Club : The Astronautical Society of UPES, Dehradun

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About:  Infinity Space Club kindles to you ASTRONOMY BONANZA, an exhilarating event on Jan 11, 2019, an Observation Night to catch moon, planets of our solar system with the help of our own Dobsonian Telescope in order to celebrate 100 Hours of Astronomy which is a tuft of worldwide astronomical activities commemorating 100 years of Global Astronomical Association, International Astronomical Union being celebrated from 10th January 2019 to 13th January 2019. On a clear sky, members will participate and observe the wonders of the cosmos. From planets till galaxies, we will look into the infinite admiring the master creation of the maker. 

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: Sahil Jadia

Indian Astronomy : Delhi, India 

Organiser: Dabas observatory

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Basic sky knowledge,solar system knowledge ,star ,galaxy ,nabula ,cluster live broadcast in fb & youtube 

Contact: Sunil dabas

SITARON KI SAIR : Delhi, India 

Organiser: SDMC (Education Dpt.)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Have made a 5-inch Newtonian reflector telescope under the supervision and support of Vigyan Prasar (Ministry of Science and Technology) that I use to give knowledge and awareness about our universe as well as night sky watching. For the 100 Hours of Astronomy, I will organize different activities including sky watching, film projection about astronomy and related topics and a drawing competition.

Contact: AMIT KUMAR SHARMA

CENTUM : Dhanbad, India 

Organiser: IIIT(ISM) Dhanbad

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: You will get an opportunity to interact with professors who are working in Astronomy field and give a boost to your astronomy enthusiasm.

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: ARKA ,Astronmy club of IIT(ISM) Dhanbad

Celebrating 100 Years of Astronomy : Dharwad, India 

Organiser: Dharwd Regional science Center

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: We take this opportunity of celebrating 100 hours of astronomy titled"Under one sky" and want to use it as a tool of education. We want to highlight Science and Technology and inspiration that Astronomy has brought us. We have included high school children, teachers, amateurs, research students and general public. The following events are being organised as a part of the celebration.
1. Making the models: A Sun Dial ( Samrat Yantra of Jaipur), Phases of Moon
2. Finding the exact North
3. Sky Observations
4. Lectures By eminent astronomers: Space probes, Evolution of Stars

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

Contact: Dr.K.B.Gudasi

Star Party: Dhule, India 

Organiser: AAC (Amateur Astronomy Club)

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: This will be an open event for all for 2 days where participants can observe the Sun & the solar activities and can enjoy the star party, too, at night. They can see the conjunction of the Moon & Mars on Sunday, 13th Jan. 2019. The Moon will be at mag -11.5 in the constellation Cetus and Mars at mag 0.6 in the neighboring constellation of Pisces. We will also try to locate & find C/2017 M4 (ATLAS) who will be coming to reach near the Sun in next few days.

ContactRatnesh Pandit

Night Sky Observation: Durg, India 

Organiser: Bhilai Institute of Technology 

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Students will get to observe stars and moon via telescope. And we will basic knowledge on astronomy and constellation directions

Event Page / More information: More information can be found here.

ContactThe Astro club

Eratosthenes Experiment measuring the Circumference of Earth: Farrukhabad, India 

Organiser: C. V. Raman Bolney Science Club Yamuna Nagar

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: I am going to measure the circumference of Earth by Eratosthenes method.

Event Page / More information: More information can be found here.

ContactSanchita kapoor

Be amazed by Celestial wonders at India’s Grand Canyon: Gandikota, India 

Organiser: AstroSoc

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: Gandikota in Andhra Pradesh is India's Grand Canyon. Being the remote place and away from light pollution makes it the perfect spot for hosting the star gazing event along with sight seeing. 

ContactPraveen Suryavanshi

Sky Watching with the World: Gangtok, India 

Organiser: Atal Tinkering Lab, Paljor Namgyal Girls' School

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: Introduction to Night Sky and Telescope. General awareness of IAU and 100 hours of Astronomy.

ContactIvan Dorjee Lepcha

Sky watch,lecture,and hands on activity on 100 hours of Astronomy: Garhwa, India 

Organiser: Aryabhatt Science Club,Ranka,Garhwa (Jharkhand)India 822125

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Aryabhatt Science Club Ranka (VP-JH0009,A gold category awarded club VP,DST,Govt of India)wwl organise Sky watch,lecture,and hands on activity on 100 hours of Astronomy.Astronomical event is a main event of Aryabhatt Science Club because many equipments are available to club including 5 inches astronomical telescope provided by Vigyan Prasar Department of Science and Technology,Govt of India.

More Information / Event Page: More information can be found here.

ContactAlok Kumar Chaudhary

100 Hours of Astronomy with LIGO-India (EPO)-Hingoli: Hingoli, India 

Organiser: LIGO-India (EPO)

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: The event is organised for school students and general public to create an environment of astronomy and astrophysics . LIGO-India EPO team in Hingoli is going to arrange the public talks in school and the evening spending with sky watching session s with them . So as to spread out the event and it's awareness among the people in the country of various areas.

ContactRameshwar Shivaji Bankar

Public Lecture on Basics of Astronomy and its Origin (Neighbouring Celestial Objects): Honda, India 

Organiser: Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: This event is a public lecture for the school students and teachers about the Basics of Astronomy and its Origin along with brief explanation on our neighboring Celestial Objects around Earth. The session will be followed by Question and Answers series for more understanding of the topics explained and other Astronomy/Science Subject.

ContactGautam Jalmi

Astronomy for All: Hyderabad, India 

Organiser: Inspire Educational Society

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: As part of 100 hours of astronomy event in January 2019, Inspire Educational Society has planned day time astronomy sessions like Safe Solar observation methods, making sundial and in the night sky finding constellations, planets and Sky watching through Telescope.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactShakeer Ahmed

Space centennial- Space Adhyaan: Hyderabad, India 

Organiser: Spaceadhyaan

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: With respect to 100 hours of astronomy event in January 2019,Spaceadhyaan would like to involve itself, conduct various activities like Stargazing-Telescopic observation Of Celestial Bodies like planets and stars Comet Kitchen ,Solar Observation-Safe way of Observing Sun-understanding Solar filters and view Sunspots through telescopes , Understanding Universe-An interactive PPT Session in understanding how big and vast is the universe and also the age of it , Luna-Understanding Earth Moon and its features,Formation of craters and marias,Phases & Movements,Eclipses in detail etc.,for students and public.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactSpaceadhyaan

Stargazing at Osmania : Hyderabad, India 

Organiser:Osmania University

Event Date(s): January 10-11, 2019

About: Organize sky watching event for general public, interactive sessions and astrophotography

ContactDr.D.Shanti Priya

Enthralling Session about  ROCKETS : Indirapuram / Ghaziabad, India 

Organiser: Decoding the Dark Sky (An astronomy club in a Society)

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Put your seat belts on because we are going to -whoosh- into the space with our rockets! We would have an enthralling session all about ROCKETS. And guess what? Make your own (take back home) rockets too! You would have to Bring your Own Materials. You would need to bring-- 1 plastic bottle (which can hold 250 ml), 2 thick white A4 size sheets, 250 grams of clay and one roll of electric tape. Happy 100 hours of Astronomy!

ContactLavanya Jain

Reaching for the Stars: Indore, India  

Organiser: Indian Institute of Technology, Indore

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: In central India, we expect to see some major astronomical objects, including the Pleiades, Orion, Moon, Mars, etc., to be observed in January. We are planning to involve children from orphanages and local schools and their teachers from in and around Indore.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactSarvesh Mangla

Astronomy at The Paths: Jaipur, India  

Organiser: A group of Astronomy enthusiasts

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: As a group of students, we will be conducting some events or practicals for citizens. Showing them sundial making , pinhole camera and how it's used to see the Venus transit. Similar type of daytime astronomy practicals will be demonstrated.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactKrishna Prajapat

Scope of the Sky: Jalna, India  

Organiser: LIGO-India

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: We are organising the event of sky watching for school children at Jalna also organising the talk for introduction to astronomy and astrophysics.

ContactSiddharth Ragade

Lets imagine the sky: Jharsuguda, India  

Organiser: Pruthibi Science Club

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: A discussion on Sky watching and imagination will be organised at Benkamura/Pandari H.S,Pandari. General public,students will be involved during the programme. The basic aim to promote the relationship of human being with sky...the galaxies,the stars and to develop curiosity among ignited mind.

ContactBirat Raja Padhan

1-day workshop on Astronomical Instruments: Khamargachi, India 

Organiser: Sabitri Debi Institute of Technology (school of astronomy)

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Experts will motivate students to Hands-On -Activity and supply low-cost materials for the workshop. Students will gain knowledge about basic active astronomical instruments and make those by themselves.

ContactSomnath Chatterjee

Astronomy Exhibition: Khamargachi, India 

Organiser: Sabitri Debi Institute of Technology (school of astronomy)

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About: Two-day exhibition contains exhibits made by low-cost materials.

ContactSomnath Chatterjee

100 Hours of Astronomy: Khanna, India 

Organiser: Govt middle school khattra 

Event Date(s): January 12-14, 2019

About: Organise guest lectures, quiz and model making competition 

ContactDr Saurabh Manro

Astronomy Club Activity: Kolkata, India  

Organiser: Kolkata Institute of Fundamental Science and Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Hands on activities on astronomy with the students from class 6 to class 9. Exclusive programme for the Astronomy Club members of The Newtown School, Kolkata.

ContactMr. Pratap Pal

Astronomy Club Activity: Kolkata, India  

Organiser: Kolkata Institute of Fundamental Science and Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Events for new-born babies, school children, orphan children & general people. Workshop on making of basic astronomical instruments like Sundial, Astrolabe, etc. Road side astronomy awareness, poster exhibition, solar & lunar observation with telescope. And more.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMr. Pratap Pal

Akash Bhora Surjo Tara: Kolkata, India  

Organiser: MANAS

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Astronomy awareness among school going students, school teachers. Organizing Star party, Preparation of sun dial, Awareness of astronomy in the slum areas. How to make and use telescope. Organizing seminars on astronomy. Astronomy awareness in rural areas ( villagers). Astronomy among mountaineers. We gave lectures by audio and visual shows in the schools and madrasas on astronomy through out the State of West Bengal. Competition. 

ContactUday Umar Das

Know the Sky: Ludhiana, India 

Organiser: Govt middle school khattra

Event Date(s): January 13-19, 2019

About: Organize sky watching event, also organize quiz competition among school students, lectures, awareness to village people about astronomy events

ContactDr Saurabh Manro

Astronomy Events: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India 

Organiser: Himachal Gyan Vigyan Samiti Mandi.

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Day Time Astronomy activities and Lectures for School Students of Mandi Town and Sky watching through Telescope. 

ContactSanjeev Thakur

Astronomy Short Film-Documentary Screening: Margao, India 

Organiser: Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: This is an Astronomy Short Film-Documentary screening event at a higher secondary college in Margao, Goa, India. The screening will be based on our Solar system and its formation. A proper introduction session will be done to brief about the excellent initiative from IAU under the project 100 hours of Astronomy, organised through a local Astronomy Club: Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature in association with, Shree Damodar Higher Secondary School Of Science. The screening will be followed by a Question, Answer series to develop more understanding of the topic

ContactGautam Jalmi

Activities of astronomy kit of Vigyan Prasar with club members : Meerut, India  

Organiser: JHS Sisola Kalan Jani 

Event Date(s): January 12-15, 2019

About: Astronomical activities will be done with the students to get introduced about the planets, universe, stars and celestial bodies. Planetarium making, pole star viewer will also made. 

ContactManoj Kumar

The Evening Stars with CESSI: Mohanpur India  

Organiser: Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India, IISER Kolkata

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Telescopes will be set up in the evening to view the stars and the night sky and educate people about light pollution.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactDibyendu Nandi

Night Sky Stargazing & Camping: Mumbai, India  

Organiser: Brahmand Darshan

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Brahmand Darshan inviting you to join for Night Sky Gazing (Star Party) at Saphale, Tandulwadi Village. Come watch Astonishing World of Universe with us! Amateur & Novice Users can also join and take opportunity to know the Night Sky and observe some of the deep sky objects like Planets, Nebulae's, Galaxies, Globular Cluster, Open Clusters, Double Stars and off course our Milky Way Galaxy etc.. no prior knowledge of astronomy is necessary for them. Night Sky Orientation will be provided during the Event.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMangesh Sutar

Sky Watching and Role Plays of Astronomy: Nagpur, India  

Organiser: Pratham Education Foundation

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Sky watching through telescope and role plays of some celestial events like day and night, phases of Moon, Solar eclipse, Lunar eclipse

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactPandurang Lokhande

100 hours of Astronomy with LIGO-India and SPS, S.R.T.M.U. Nanded: Nanded, India  

Organiser: LIGO-India with S.R.T.M.U. Nanded

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We are organising the event in School of Physical Sciences, S.R.T.M.U. Nanded, on the occasion of '100 Hours of Astronomy' . We have organised a public talk along with sky watching session in university campus.

ContactMadhav K Patil

Public Lecture in English / Marathi and Sky Watch Programme: Nanded, India  

Organiser: S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, Maharashtra, India

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: The School of Physical Sciences of S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, maharashtra, India along with LIGO-India is celebrating the Global Event of *"100 hours of astronomy"*. A public lecture on "The World of Stars!"in English and "Taryanchya Vishwat"in Marathi is arranged at 6.00pm on 13th January 2019. This will be followed by the sky watch session using MEADE 8"and 16" optical telescope. Several other Astronomy related activities are planned at the School of Physical Sciences of S.R.T.M. University at 6.00pm. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMadhav K Patil

Introduction To Night Sky: Nashik, India  

Organiser: CHANDRAJYOTI Astro Imaging Observatory 

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: The program includes how to start sky observation, Introduction of Major Constellations, Types of Sky Objects and Exhibition of Astronomy Instrument along with slide show of amazing sky objects 

ContactNitin Dhawale 

Deep sky ovseobserva and planetary observation: New Delhi and NCR, India  

Organiser: SDRO

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We will organise an astronomical activities like planatapl observation,deep sky observation,lunar observation ,Astro talks and discussion and activities of making ancient astrononical instruments like astrolave,starclock,planisphere, armillary spgees etc

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactShashikant Bhardwaj

Cosmic Jaunt - Astronomy winter camps for students: New Delhi, India  

Organiser: STEM and Space

Event Date(s): January 3-12, 2019

About: Astronomy winter camp with astronomy guided hands on activities for students of junior and middle schools. The activities will expose students to concepts in Astronomy and space sciences and aim to interest them in STEM as careers. Activities include observations of the night sky, learning constellations, building hovercraft and spectroscopes, and astrobiology to give them glimpses of new trends in space sciences.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMila Mitra

100 hours with Stars: New Delhi, India  

Organiser: SPACE India

Event Date(s): January 9-12, 2019

About: SPACE India is going to celebrate 100 hours of Astronomy in a grand way by conducting various events, workshops, sessions, overnight observations and many more for continuous 100 hours. SPACE India will organize various astronomical activities like conducting various Solar and lunar Observations and will also highlight the Moon and Mars Conjunction during its observation, learning about Cartography and about deep sky networks through various presentations and activities. Students will learn how to handle telescopes. Motivational People in the field of Astronomy from various parts of the India and world will join this 100 Hours of Astronomy through various social media platforms. People from various backgrounds and age group will be a part of this. Children with visual and hearing impairments and also from various orphanages will be a part of various observations. SPACE India as always will target on women empowerment by including maximum Educators as women and the targeting audience will include girls of various age groups. SPACE India is focusing on educating people without watching their background or work field.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactPooja Tiwari

Sky and solar observations for autistic center: New Delhi, India  

Organiser: STEM and Space

Event Date(s): January 14, 2019

About: STEM & Space will conduct telescope observations to view the sun and the evening sky for autistic challenged kids at the center Center for Research and Applied Behaviour Analysis. The event has been carefully planned with the centers advice to cause minimum stress and be smooth and least disruptive to these kids. STEM & Space hopes to bring the beauty of the sky and a simple planet crafting activity to them.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMila Mitra

Night Sky Watching Programme: Noida, India  

Organiser: Vigyan Prasar

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Sky watching programmes for students of various school of uttar pradesh. It is expected that around 200 students will join this programme. The event will be organized at Amity International School, Sector-6, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad.

ContactVipin Singh Rawat

Astronomy Software Workshop: Panaji, India 

Organiser: Videsh Khandeparkar

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: Software's related to astronomy will be taught to school going children between ages 9 and 16

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactVidesh Khandeparkar

Sky Observation: Panaji, Goa, India 

Organiser: Association of Friends of Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: Situated on the hustling and bustling, 18th June Road, Goa's oldest public observatory, the Public Astronomical Observatory is open everyday for the public to experience the Universe. 100 Hours of Astronomy is all the more motivation for our young and enthusiastic volunteers to enthral the general public with stories of constellations. The visitors can also have the opportunity to see the Moon and Mars and also fascinating deep sky objects like the Andromeda Galaxy, the Orion Nebula and the Pleiades Cluster. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactVidesh Khandeparkar

100 hours of astronomy by Parbhani Astronomical Society (PAS): Parbhani, India 

Organiser: Parbhani Astronomical Society (PAS)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: The programme will be started at 7 am in highschool as orientation to astronomy followed by lectures on formation universe, star and Solar system. In afternoon videos on Chandrayaan, Mangalyaan and Apollo will be shown.The first day will be concluded by interactive session. On second day instructions manual of model making for eg. Mangalyaan will be given to the students. In evening Sky watch and star gazing will be started till the midnight. On third day, a session named 'Ask the scientists' will be conducted which followed by short demo on optics and Telescopes will be given. The day session will be concluded by lecture on future of Astronomy.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactDr. Rameshwar Naik

100 hours of astronomy: Pimpri Chinchwad, India 

Organiser: Wonders of Universe

Event Date(s): January 12-13, 2019

About:

12 January - Star Gazing: Star Gazing in Society for children as well as elders. We shall have 1 hr presentation. Then our team will give information of night sky: visible stars, constellations etc. We shall show planets through telescope to all. Moon and Mars in evening while Venus, Jupiter in morning.

13 January - Observation of Moon through Telescope at Spine City Mall, Spine Road: Public event for observation of Moon through telescope.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactKrishna

GEC Astronomy Festival: Ponda, Goa, India 

Organiser: Goa Engineering College

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: GEC Astronomy Club - Venue: Academic Hall, GEC
10 January 5pm - Lecture: Devansh Cholera/5 steps into the Universe, Shawn Pereira/My RAW Experience, 6 pm - Documentary: Seeing in the Dark, 7 pm - Sky Observation with telescope
11 January 5 pm - Lecture: Devansh Cholera/Astronomy, A Citizen Science, Rahul Hulli/Exoplanets, 6 pm - Documentary: Vacation on Another Planet, 7 pm - Sky Observation with telescope
12 January, 7pm - Intro to Astrophotography, Carry DSLR+tripod if you have one
College Bus service will be provided to all participants returning upto Ponda city bus stop at 8 pm.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactDevansh Cholera, Rudra Sawant

Daytime Astronomy: Pondicherry, India 

Organiser: Phoenix Science Club

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: The Phoenix Science Club is going to conduct Day Time Astronomy activities such as Viewing Solar Eclipse using Ball and Mirror Method, How to photograph sunspots using home made telescopes and using NIKON DSLR Camera for school children in Schools, Orphanages, Colleges and other institutions etc.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactAravindaraja

Sunspot and Moon Photography: Pondicherry, India 

Organiser: Phoenix Science Club

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We will teach students of different schools about how to photograph the moon and the sunspots.And also we will compare it with the Sun images of SOHO.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactAravindaraja

Moon Show : Pune, India 

Organiser: Jyotirvidya Parisanstha

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: A public event to show moon through telescopes is organized by Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (Oldest association of amateur astronomers in India). Event is open for common public and information about moon, discoveries related moon will be shared to people during the event along with general information on star gazing.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactSagar Gokhale

Chandranomy for Tribal Students : Pune, India 

Organiser: AstronEra in colabocollabon with Astron-SHK Trust

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: The program Chandranomy will take place in the Government Ashram School located at Rajpur. It will be free and open for all and will be dedicated to introduce Astronomy in general to the tribal students in and around the area. As this location is one of the darker in Pune district, it will serve the best for observations these students could carry out even by themselves. We hope "Chandranomy" will be sucessful in not just generating interest in astronomy but it will also invubate scientific temperament in the tribal students which will eventually lead to Development in the tribal communities. This event will be done in collaboration with Tribal Research and Training Institute of Tribal Development Department of mahaMaharas government. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactShweta Kulkarni

Zenith - 100 Hours of Astronomy : Pune, India 

Organiser: Marathwada Mitra Mandal's College of Engineering, Karvenagar, Pune

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: The event will be celebrated by organizing various events such as astronomy related quiz competitions, astrophotography, presentation, stargazing using telescopes at public places to create awareness about astronomy, astropuzzle, astronomy related short films

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMadhura Barshikar and Chaitanya Shende

100 Hours of Astronomy: Pune, India 

Organiser: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: To celebrate 100 Hours of Astronomy, special sky-watching sessions are organised involving various groups of society, Theme of these sessions will be ''Moon". Everyone participating in the programme will get to observe the moon through a telescope. Along with this Moon-watch, our volunteers will also be imparting some ideas to encourage everyone to observe our only natural satellite throughout the year and some fun activities revolving around the theme. Introduction to the constellations will also be involved in these sessions.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactSonal Thorve

100 Hours of Astronomy: Door of Universe is open for all : Pune, India 

Organiser: Bramhandiniyog Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Institute, Pune

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: BAARI, India is going to celebrate 100 hours of Astronomy in a very different way by conducting various events, public sessions, whole night observations and much more for 100 hours. BAARI organize various astronomical activities. In the field of Astronomy from various parts of the India and world will join this 100 Hours of Astronomy through various social media platforms as well. 
People from all educational backgrounds and age group will be a part of this. Also participating students from rural,tribal and orphan areas as well.

ContactDr. Vishal Kumbhare

Reaching the Moon and Stars : Pune, India 

Organiser: Astro Club, Department of Physics, Fergusson College(Autonomous), Pune

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: The aim of this event is to spread knowledge to all groups of people from young to old. We are organizing various interactive sessions which will include different experiments related to astronomy, sky gazing sessions and Astrophotography. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactBhavesh Rajpoot

Starfest Pune : Pune, India 

Organiser: Astronomy clubs of colleges in Pune

Event Date(s): January 11-13, 2019

About: Astronomy clubs of science/engineering colleges of Pune have organised star gazing sessions, astrophotography sessions, video screening, quizzes in different places across the city in collaboration with each other. The main event, Sidewalk Astronomy, involves public telescope viewing and a Click-Your-Own-Moon public activity. Organising clubs: 
ANTARIKSH-VIT,  ZENITH-MMCOE, ASTRO Club-FC, COEP Astro Club, AASAMANT- MKSSS's Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Modern College Astro Club

ContactZameer Manur

Astronomical Movie Trivia : Pune, India 

Organiser: PES Modern College of Engineering

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: The documentary of Departing International Space Station Commander, Sunita Williams will be screened to the people and a small quiz based on the documentary shown as well as some general knowledge questions related to space science and astronomy will be conducted and winners will be given goodies as well as a small prize, which will include a book. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMrs. K. R. Joshi

Sidewalk Astronomy : Pune, India 

Organiser: P.E.S's Modern College of Engineering

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Sidewalk Astronomy for citizens of Pune City. To show telescopic view of Moon. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactMalhar Sonaniskar

Daytime Astronomy : Sanquelim, India 

Organiser: Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: This is a daytime Astronomy event, to be organised by local Club Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature. In this event, I will display my self made 6" Newtonian Reflector Telescope, with modified Dobsonian mount and explain all its basic concept and working principles. We will also safely observe our own star- Sun, through solar filter for sunspots and explain all the basics related to Sun. 

ContactGautam Jalmi

Night Sky Watching : Satara, India 

Organiser: Maharastra andhshradha nirmulan samitee satara

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Participants shall be introduced to basic astronomy, identification of stars and planets. Observation of different bodies through telescope. 

ContactUddhav shingate

IAU100: Shimoga , India 

Organiser: Jnanadeepa School Shimoga

Event Date(s): January 11-12, 2019

About: We have C. V. Raman's Observatory 

ContactAlfred

Eyes on the Sky: Srinagar , India 

Organiser: Ibn Alhaytham Memorial Science Club 

Event Date(s): January 10-12, 2019

About: This event will start in classroom and will end on the hills of Yousmarg. We will start with the Asteroid model making, quiz on solar system, space exploration etc. Besides this we will involve our students in onservation through telescope. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactAnisul Islam

Astronomy - Night Sky Watching: Tiruppur , India 

Organiser: Galileo Science Club (VP-TN0014)

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: To create interest about Astronomy for school children and General Public. We have to plan to conduct workshop about Day time Astronomy, Role Play Activities, Night Sky watching Programmes for Rural village people. Conduct Astronomy Programmes for School Students. 

Contact:KANNABIRAN

Popular Talk on "50 Years of First Human Landing on Moon" : Udaipur, India 

Organiser: Tripura Astronomical Society

Event Date(s): January 8-12, 2019

About: The story of the success of Apollo 11 is a fascinating and inspiring for youngsters. The year 2019 marks the golden jubilee of the event. During #HundredHoursofAstronomy Popular talk with PowerPoint slides will be organized in five(5) different schools situated in remote villages. The main objective of the programme is to inspire and attract students towards science in general and astronomy in particular. 

ContactAyan Kumar Saha

Solar Astronomy: Ujjain, India 

Organiser: Aryabhat Foundation

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Solar astronomy workshop comprised of a presentation explaining the safe ways of observing the sun, theoretical background about the sun followed by practical hands on with the telescope to observe the sun using the projection method.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactAlok Mandavgane

Night Sky Observation (Moon, Planet, Star Cluster, Nebula, Galaxy) : Valpoi, India 

Organiser: Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: This event is for Observing our wonders of Night Sky through a local club Fan of Astronomy - Love Nature. Public sky observation will be held for local peoples, children and students to show our Celestial wonders, Moon, Planet, Star Cluster, Nebula, Galaxy and explain them about the same. People usually do not have time to look up at our skies unless they have some motive, but with this initiative/program, we will give them the perfect reason so as to explore our wonders of the Universe.

ContactGautam Jalmi

Astro-Geography Workshop: Vasco, India 

Organiser: Association of Friends of Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 12, 2019

About: A science outreach activity of the Association of Friends of Astronomy, subject experts of the association will be visiting a local school, the St. Joseph's School to introduce to the kids, the crucial relation between Astronomy and Geography. We are humans standing on this Earth, but with our mind' s eyes, we have the power to reach the cosmos.

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactVidesh Khandeparkar

Beach Astronomy Programme: Vasco, India 

Organiser: Association of Friends of Astronomy

Event Date(s): January 13, 2019

About: Open to all. Free of cost. Out volunteers with telescopes will be present on the beach. 100 Hours of Astronomy is all the more motivation for our young and enthusiastic volunteers to enthral the general public with stories of constellations. The visitors can also have the opportunity to see the Moon and Mars and also fascinating deep sky objects like the Andromeda Galaxy, the Orion Nebula and the Pleiades Cluster. 

Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here

ContactVidesh Khandeparkar

Making a telescope : Yamuna Nagar, India 

Organiser: C V Raman Vipnet Science Club Yamuna Nagar 

Event Date(s): January 10, 2019

About: We the members of science club organise a workshop on telescopes.
Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactDarshan Baweja

Astronomy Kit Activities : Yamuna Nagar, India 

Organiser: C V Raman Vipnet Science Club Yamuna Nagar 

Event Date(s): January 11, 2019

About: Club members learn the basic of astronomy through Vigyan Prasar Astronomy Kit.
Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactDarshan Baweja

Sky Watching : Yamuna Nagar, India 

Organiser: Swami vivekanand public school

Event Date(s): January 10-13, 2019

About: We are promoting science among the children's by doing various experiments either scientific explanation of miracles, low cost science experiments or creating astronomical awareness. Our motto is to create scientific temperament I the peoples.
Event Page / More Information: More event information can be found here.

ContactGaurav kumar

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