AASTRO Ernakulam Fraction organised Galileo Night

AASTRO Ernakulam Fraction organised Galileo Night,One day Sky Watching Camp on January 8th 2010 at  Youth Hostel Kakkanad, Ernakulam. The
program was inaugurated by Prof.K.Babu Joseph,Ex. Vice-Chancellor of CUSAT.

The program was open to students and public.Around two hundred people participated in the program.There were classes on star watching, solar eclipse, history of telescopes,astronomy software, and poster exhibition on the history of astronomy.Several telescopes were arranged to observe moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, ..etc.

The program was guided by Dr. Titus K Mathew, Dept. of Physics, CUSAT, Dr. N Shaji, Dept. of Physics, Maharajas College, Ernakulam,Mr. P S Sobhen, Dept. of Physics, Maharajas, College, Ernakulam and other experts.

The program was supported by Department of Physics, CUSAT as part of the IYA celebration, Financed by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment in Collaboration with SPIE CUSAT Chapter,Department of Physics, Maharajas Collage, Ernakulam and Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishat Science Forum

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