Monthly Archives: June 2015

Instrumental Characteristics of CCD at CUREA, 2015

In the month of June 2015 I visited the Mount Wilson Observatory in California, USA to attend an international summer astronomy programme called CUREA (Consortium for Undergraduate Research and Education in Astronomy). This was my 1st project during undergraduation and … Continue reading

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23rd June, 2015

23rd June, 2015: The day started at 11 am after some sleep from last night. Today I began by first ordering the files and images taken last night in proper sequence. The previous week instructors had stressed on the fact … Continue reading

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22nd June, 2015

22nd June, 2015: I haven’t been able to blog for the past week as we had a very hectic schedule ranging from lectures to observing to tours around the observatory and more. On Saturday we submitted our projected proposals for … Continue reading

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14th June, 2015

14th June, 2015: Sunset: 8:05pm (We had our dinner at 6:30pm and did the cleaning and removal of leftovers by 8pm) Time: 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm This was officially the first session of CUREA 2015 and we were introduced … Continue reading

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Talk on “Measuring Speed of Light” by observing eclipses of Io – Innermost moon of Jupiter

This is the link to the Powerpoint presentation of the talk. I only have the lecture slides for this talk. measuring speed of light

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Observe the Moon – Aundh, Feb -2015

On 22nd February,  2015 Akashmitra members visited 4 different societies in an area in Pune city called Aundh and showed people the Moon and planet Jupiter through telescopes. This event was done concurrently and about 250 people attended the program. … Continue reading

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Sky show at Kubera Gulshan Society – Jan 2015

On 16th Jan, 2015 I did a sky show for the Kubera Gulshan society in Aundh along with my friend Amol Kankariya. Approximately 70 people had joined us for a 2 hour long show where we showed people Jupiter and … Continue reading

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