Sat, 18 Nov|
Rocky Ridge Cafe
Camping under the stars 18-Nov, Denkanikotai
Join us at our star gazing event to understand the night sky and witness multiple celestial objects through a 16 inch telescope!
Time & Location
18-Nov-2023, 5:00 pm – 19-Nov-2023, 11:00 am
Rocky Ridge Cafe, Thadikal Bus Stop, Denkanikottai, Tamil Nadu 635107, India
About the event
5.00 PM: Arrival/Relax and enjoy the farm and take in the views.
5.15 PM: Tea and Snacks
5.30 PM: Trek to nearby hill to watch the sunset.
6.45PM: Stargazing session 1 - Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, explore craters on our Moon, dense star clusters, double stars with powerful telescopes. Introduction to the night sky. Learn to identify some constellations, names of some bright stars. Also, watch artificial satellites with your naked eyes.
9.30 PM: Go to sleep, or NOT! If you choose to stay awake, we show you some more deep space objects.
4.30 AM: Stargazing with telescopes resume. See the morning constellations, artificial satellites and learn how the sky changes with time.
6.30 AM: Tea and biscuits, followed by a tractor ride to a picturesque lake and a short trek on a nearby hilltop. Suitable for kids and those with no trekking experience. Shoes are needed.
8.30 AM: Elaborate breakfast.
10.00 AM: Solar Astronomy with special Hydrogen Alpha Telescope. and leave.