Galilean Nights

Dear guests
We are extremely sorry to inform you that we will have to change our Galilean nights observation site from cannaught place because there is an on going renovation happening there these days and the place we had chosen for observation has been dug up.

So therefore we will have to change our location of observation to India gate lawns right next to the India Gate monument itself we will start the observation by 7:30 pm IST

we are extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused

Galilean Nights

On 22-24 October 2009, the International Year of Astronomy 2009 Cornerstone Project, Galilean Nights, will see amateur and professional astronomers, enthusiasts and the public taking to the streets all around the globe, pointing their telescopes to the wonders that Italian astronomer Galileo observed 400 years ago.

Spread over three nights, astronomers will share their knowledge and enthusiasm for space by encouraging as many people as possible to look through a telescope at our planetary neighbours. The focus for Galilean Nights is the objects that Galileo observed, including Jupiter and the Moon, which will be well-positioned in the night sky for observing.

The Amateur Astronomers Association, New Delhi (AAAD)will be at The connaught place celebrating on 24th October, Saturday
1900 hrs onwards in front of the inner circle Mc Donalds look out for people with telescopes

We also require volunteers and telescopes if any body is willing to help please contact us at +91-9990224091

Other Galilean Nights activities in Delhi:

SPACE, will be organizing a public watch at INDIA GATE
(junction of Rajghat and Mansingh Road) on 22nd October 2009.(contact Shikha:9212669953 for this event)

Amitabh pandey on his red mountain bike will carry a 3″ reflector going all over Delhi till October 30th contact him on +91-9810685030 to know when he is coming to your area

If any body else as any more events planned please let us know we will publish it here

you may register your event at

contact for any Delhi related information
Raghu Kalra