“Astronomy With Small Telescopes”

“ Astronomy with small telescopes”

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Presentation by Dr. Aravind Paranjpye


Priyadarsini planetarium, Trivandrum, Nov.1, 2009

AASTRO organized a presentation on effective Astronomical observations without the aid of any of sophisticated instrument and facility. Dr. Paranjpye showed ,through slides, how can we use the observation of celestial phenomena like occultation, transits and eclipses for drawing valid conclusions. He   said, such amateur organizations such as AASTRO can embark on various activities in collaboration with IUCAA which would lead to productive results in Astronomy. He ensured that IUCAA facilitates significant amateur contributions in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Various eminent persons, students, teachers and like-minded people attended the presentation.

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