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National Workshop on “Daytime Astronomy in preparation for Transit of Venus" 2012

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When Mar 01, 2012 08:30 AM to
Mar 02, 2012 05:30 PM
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Workshop Schedule:

 

March 1 , 2012

 

08.30 – 09.30    Breakfast

 

09.00 – 10.00    Registration and filling up of TA forms

 

10.00 – 12.10     Inaugural Programme –

 

10.00 – 10.05    Welcome : Dr. Arvind Ranade / TVVenkateshwaran

 

10.05 – 10.10    Importance of this workshop – Dr. Vivek Monteiro

 

10.10 – 10.40    Universalizing the Universe for Universalization of Quality Science education : Dr. Sabyasachi Chaterjee

 

10.40 – 12.10    Inauguration of DVD and DTA kit – screening of DVD.

 

12.10- 12.30 TEA

 

12.30 – 1.30     Nano Solar System – Dr. Vivek Monteiro, Naresh Bhoir

 

01.30 – 02.30   Lunch

 

 

2.30 – 3.30       Pin hole, Magic mirror, Ball mirror, projections, Darkroom - Dr. Vivek Monteiro

 

3.30 - 04.30     Convex lens, Magic of 110 , distance finding, How far is the Sun Dr. Vivek Monteiro

 

 

4.30-4.45    tea

 

 

04.45 – 06.00     Telescope Making, making the ball mount, portable darkroom – Geeta Ladi, Purushottam Tripathi

 

06.00 – 07.00      Free Time: Completion of TA formalities

 

07.00 – 08.30      Evening Sky : Dr. Aniket Sule , Observation of Moon Phase and Venus Phase

 

Post Dinner night sky watching : Dr. Aniket Sule, Prakash Parkhe

 

Screening of resource materials including Cosmic zoom, Cosmic Voyage, VP film on TOV, etc. in hostel foyer

 

 

 

March 2, 2012 :

 

08.30 – 09.00     Breakfast

 

09.00 - 09.45     Transit of Venus from First to Last : Dr. Arvind Ranade

 

09.45 – 10.45     Spectroscopy in Astronomy - Dr. Arvind Paranjpye

 

10.45 – 11.30     Role Play – TVVenkateshwaran and Anshumala

 

11.30 – 11.45     tea

 

11.45 – 12.30     Role Play and Solar noon – TVVenkateshwaran and Anshumala

 

12.30 – 01.30     Solar noon, Finding north, Geosynchron, safe viewing of sun : Geeta Mahashabde, Subodh Kembhavi

 

01.30 – 02.30    Lunch

 

2.30 – 3.15        Angle dangle meter , disappearing stars , Distance Finding, experiments with graph paper : Dr. Vivek Monteiro

 

03.15 – 04.15    Transit of Venus and Distance measurement calculations : Dr. Vivek Monteiro

 

04.15 – 04.30    Tea

 

04.30 – 05.30    discussion and experience sharing by participants. Follow up Plans for TOV campaign

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05.30 – 06.00    Concluding session

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