Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium (JNP) Launches Telescope Library

  • 06 May 2024

On 6th May 2024, JNP introduced a telescope library program for education and public use. Borrow telescopes, attend workshops, engage in astronomy activities."

  • JNP initiates a 'telescope library' program for education and public outreach.
  • Participants can borrow telescopes, binoculars, and gnomons for a specified period.
  • Orientation workshop scheduled for May 16 and 17; attendees must register and pay Rs 1,000 fee.
  • Program aims to engage students and provide access to astronomy tools for government institutions.
  • Workshop covers telescope optics, maintenance, daytime astronomy, night sky observations, and astrophotography.
  • Participants interested in tracking solar activities can benefit from special-purpose solar telescopes.