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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 monthly session of AASTRO Thiruvananthapuram was conducted on 5th January at its usual venue and time. This time it was a talk lead by Dr. Ajith Prasad from M G College on ‘Extraplanetary objects in the solar system’. Usually the word ‘solar system’ brings to our mind the sun and the eight planets around [...]
First of all, Happy Vishu to all….Lets talk some astronomy on this eve…. We all know that from Earth, Sun would appear to revolve around us. The ancient people believed Sun actually is revolving around Earth in a circular orbit. To locate sun in its orbit, they divided the ‘solar orbit’ around Earth, called the ecliptic, [...]
There were widely spread rumors and fear among the people over chances of natural disasters and occurrence of unusual phenomenon because of ’Super Moon effect’ these days.Speculations have moved the goalposts to within 1 or 2 weeks of a supermoon to suggest a causal relationship with specific natural disasters such as the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Such a widening [...]
MARS: Mars is lost in the solar glare!
URANUS: Very low in West. The planet will be on conjunction on 21st March.
JUPITER: Getting low in the Western sky and will be paired with Mercury from March 12 to March 20.
SATURN: Rises around 9:30 pm at the month’s beginning and well placed in the sky at the [...]