After a very successful Total Solar Eclipse watch on July 22nd. The Amateur Astronomers Association is now packing its bag to go to yet another location to view The Annular Solar Eclipse on January 15, 2010, and this time at an even greater scale.
AAAD this time will be at 4 different locations capturing and showing public this beautiful celestial event
The first team is off to Kanyakumari (at the center line) The Second one at a spot below chennai(the eastern edge of the eclipse line), third at varkala, Kerala(the western edge of the eclipse line)and off course there will be Amitabh Pandey who will be on his mountain bicycle some where between all the teams showing the night sky to the locals (he will join one of the teams on the eclipse day).
The forth and the most important one at The Nehru Planetarium, Delhi in the Teen Murti lawns, doing a Public Sky Watch from here,
As the crowds here can go into thousands.So preparing for it, we are having a dress rehearsal of the eclipse watch on Januaray 3rd, 2010.
All Amateur Astronomers are hereby invited to come for the preparation of the Eclipse Watch (on Jan 3rd)and volunteer for it(on Jan 15th)
The preparation Dress Rehearsal is on Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 ,12 noon onwards: