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SUMMER COURSE ON INTRODUCTORY OBSERVATIONAL AND THEORETICAL ASTRONOMY (SUMCIOTA) 2016

A short popular course on elementary astronomy, sky watching & astro-modelling

DURATION :
3rd April 2016 to 26th June 2016

CLASS SCHEDULE :
5pm to 8pm on 13 consecutive intervening Sundays .

VENUE :
Govt. Sponsored Multipurpose School for Boys (Taki House)
(5 minutes walking distance from Sealdah Station and beside Sealdah ESI Hospital)


ELIGIBILITY :
Class VIII Std. and onwards

SYLLABUS IN SHORT :
Theoretical : Celestial Sphere, History of Astronomy, Sun and the Solar System, Calendar, Stellar Astrophysics (Stellar evolution, Nebulae & Black Holes), Galaxies and Extra-galactic Objects, Search for the Livable Worlds & Cosmology.

Practical : Basics of Night Sky Watching, Naked Eye Astronomy, Identifying Constellations & Zodiac Signs, Telescope handling, Lunar and Deep Sky Observation and Astro-modeling (including personal telescope making workshop).

LECTURERS & DEMONSTRATORS :
Dr. Amalendu Bandyopadhyay, Dr. Tara Bhattacharya, Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharya, Dr. Sankar Kumar Nath, Sri Sanjib Sen, Sri Ramendralal Mukherjee, Sri Kaustuv Chaudhuri and others.

COURSE FEE :
Rs. 3000/- payable in cash only.


LIMITED SEATS . ADMISSION ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.

Collect Application Forms from

GOVT. SPONSORED MULTIPURPOSE SCHOOL FOR BOYS (TAKI HOUSE)

299B, A. P. C. ROAD, KOLKATA - 700 009 (at school hours, Sunday closed)

&

KOLKATA ASTRONOMY CENTRE

AA5, ANANDA DHARA APT., BLOCK C, FLAT 9, PRAFULLA KANAN WEST, KOLKATA - 101
Voice: 2576 2512, 9831162539 E-mail: info.kac.astronomy@gmail.com

OR

Download directly by clicking on the APPLICATION FORM .............

Submit Application Form either in the office or directly to the following persons:

Dr. Sankar Kumar Nath (SUMCIOTA Coordinator) - 9433309056
Sri Kaustuv Chaudhuri (Secretary General, Kolkata Astronomy Centre) - 9831451213
Sri Prasanta Saha (Asstt. Secretary, Kolkata Astronomy Centre) - 9830820017
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