Khagol Mandal Certificate Course 4

Khagol Mandal is glad to announce “30 hrs of Astronomy: Certificate course for Astronomy Enthusiasts” starting from 27 August to 26 November 2016. The venue is Ruia College, Matunga East.

Course Fee = Rs 2500/-

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Certificate Course in Astr

Topics Speaker Date
Star called Sun Dr. Aniket   Sule 27th August
Solar System Pritesh Ranadive 3rd September
Astronomical Events -1 Dr. Varsha Shukla 10th September
Astronomical Events -2 Milind Kale 17th September
Positional Astronomy Dr. Abhay Deshpande 24th September
Time and Coordinates Ameya Gokhale 1st October
Stellar Properties Vinita Navalkar 8th October
Stellar Evolution Dr. Sagar Godambe 15th October
Binary and Variable Stars Swapnil Jawkar  22nd October
Origin and fate of Universe Pradeep Nayak 5th November
Life in Universe Dr. Sujata Deshpande 12th November
Optics and Astro-Imaging Anurag Shevade 19th November
SKY SHOW at NERAL 26th November


1. Lectures will be on each Saturday at Matunga from 1730 to 2000

2. There will be special interaction session for discussions once or twice during the course

3. Students can choose topic of special interest during first month of course

4. Those interested can opt for Poster / Presentation at the end of the course on the topic chosen

5. There will be an examination at the end of course. Participation in exam will be optional. However it is recommended to appear to the exam for self-appraisal

Terms & Conditions

  • Admission to the course is subject to fulfilling of the minimum educational criterion. Final decision in this regards will be by Course Coordinator
  • The schedule of the course can be altered, modified and the dates or the time can be changed as per the prevailing conditions.
  • The venue of the course is offered by Ruia College considering the educational nature of the course. All participants should abide by discipline and rules of Ruia College inside the premises.
  • Smoking or drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited. Drunken participants will be debarred from the course and will be prohibited from joining the program. No refunds in case you are prohibited from the program.
  • This is an educational initiative and all are requested to maintain the spirit of the program and co-operate. No unruly behavior towards fellow participants will be tolerated.
  • Registration can be done using the mera event link.
  • Cancellation of registration can be done till 24th August 2016, 2100 hrs. Cancellation charges will be Rs. 500/- per participants. This includes transaction charges and other administrative charges.
  • For cancellation please send email to with a copy to
    No cancellations after above deadline
  • Participation to field trip is optional and at extra charges.
  • Khagol Mandal is a voluntary organization working for past 31 yrs. The aim of this group is to create scientific awareness amongst our society members. All organizers, speakers and volunteers are amateur astronomers sparing their time voluntary for this cause. All participants are requested to take the efforts in proper spirit and co-operate. We cannot run any program smoothly unless every participant supports us.




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