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.
03.32pm Mumbai Central
(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.
WE WILL BE AWAKE ALL NIGHT TO FACILITATE THOSE WHO WISH TO STAY AWAKE AND OBSERVE THE NIGHT SKY WITH US.
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.
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 expenses like soft drinks/ packaged water/ etc.
Travel Cost to-fro from Saphale Station to Site (If required 150/- PP Extra)
72 total visits