A visit to the Nehru Planetarium

On 24th April 2019, students of class 8th visited Nehru Planetarium to attend a workshop on Solar Eclipse. The workshop was held in the Sky Theatre. The Gigantic size of the theatre, the screen rather than being rectangular it was dome shaped. Information given was about Sun, Solar Noon, Solar Solstice, latitude of Delhi, constellations etc.

Students performed activity to  find out the angular diameter of the sun using natural pinhole camera images of the sun.  The activity was appreciated by the authorities of Nehru Planetarium. Students were told about the observations to be taken at the time of Partial Solar Eclipse that may be seen in the month of December 2019. It was an amazing experience for students.

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