“A Rare Astronomical Event: Transit of Venus”_AASTRO Thiruvananthapuram had its monthly public talk
AASTRO Thiruvananthapuram had its regular monthly lecture of May on 3rd, Thursday at its usual venue, Science and Technology Museum. The session based on the Transit of Venus was lead by Shri. Krishna Warrier. He gave a detailed picture of the various transit phenomena occuring on sky. He also mentioned the various historical aspects of the Transit of venus, an example being the measurement of Astronomical Unit. The lecture was followed by an active discussion where other members shared some of their experiences and anecdotes about the transit phenomena. Later, the ways in which coming TOV 2012 can be celebrated were discussed.