Star Gazing + Camping

 Welcome Winter Star Gazing Camping Under the Billions Stars.Adventure Geek inviting you to join for Night Sky Gazing (Star Party) at Saphale, Tandulwadi Village. Come watch Astonishing World of Universe with us ! ! !


Best time to See the Milky Way Galaxy (Akash Ganga) & Return of the Planets - Venus (The Evening Star), Jupiters with 4 Moons, Mars The Red Planet and Saturn with Rings. 

Amateur & Novice Users can also join and take opportunity to know the Night Sky and observe some of the deep sky objects like Planets, Nebulae's, Galaxies, Globular Cluster, Open Clusters, Double Stars and of course our Milky Way Galaxy etc.. no prior knowledge of astronomy is necessary for them. 

Night Sky Orientation will be provided during the Event. 

Train Schedule
03.22pm Churchgate
03.32pm Mumbai Central
03.45pm Bandra
03.54pm Andheri
04.08pm Borivali
04.35pm Virar
04.53pm Saphale
(Missing the train means Missing the Event)

05.30 pm  Reaching the Campsite by Private/public vehicle.
06:00 pm Event Registration, Selfie, Group Photo Session
07:00 pm Session 1 Introduction, Observe West Sky Objects (Before Setting), Satellite Tracking
07:30 pm Night Sky Orientation - Finding the North Star - Cassiopeia & Ursa Major
08:00 pm Session 2 Astronomy Awareness Video Program
09:30 pm  Dinner Time (Delicious BBQ, Veg Dinner)
10:30 pm Session 3 Night Sky Observation - Constellations, Star Clusters, Andromeda Galaxy, Orion                                   Nebula and Double Stars
11:30 pm General Observation and Basic Astrophotography (Star Trails & Constellations)
01:00 am Power Nap Charge Yourself and Camera/Tablet/Mobile Batteries
03:30 am Tea Break
04:00 am Session 4 Early Morning Sky
05:30 am Session 5 ISS, Satellite, & Iridium Flares
06:30 am  Sunrise
07:00 am Breakfast / Tea and Group Photo
08:00 am  Event Closure

Participants can depart from the campsite, or hang around with us for informal discussion/talk/contact sharing

Participants are free to observe all night or retire for a short sleep and join us again for observations.

We greatly encourage informal interactions/ discussion with us at any time during the night. We will answer (or try to be as close to your satisfaction as possible) all your questions. 


Our Equipments:
1) 10 Inch Dobsonian Reflectors (2 Qty) Antares GSO & SKY Watcher
2. Binoculars 10 x 50 (2 Qty)
3. Celestron Automated Mount (100mm Refractor)
4. Celestron Automated Mount for Astrophotography
4. EQ1 Manual - 75mm & 80mm Scope.

Tent Charges
Night Sky Gazing Event and On-Site Charge
Evening Snacks, Delicious Veg Dinner, BBQ, Morning Breakfast
Tea & Drinking Water available.
* Stay in Tent with soft bedding and pullover
* Soft Music & Guitarist (Optional)
* Free WiFi (Subject to GSM Network)
Adventure Geek Expertise 

Anything not mentioned in the included list.
Personal Medication
Personal expenses like soft drinks/ packaged water/ etc.
Travel Cost to-fro from Saphale Station to Site (If required 150/- PP Extra)

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  • Start Date: May 04, 2019 16:30:00
  • End Date: May 05, 2019 10:00:00
  • Type: Paid
  • Location: Mumbai
  • Category: Camping
  • Organizer : Adventure Geek Explore the Unexplored
  • Address: Saphale Railway Footover Bridge Saphale, Maharashtra 401102, India

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