Vacation Special Overnight Sky Show 14 April 2018

Khagol Mandal announces  Vacation Special Overnight Sky Show at Neral on 14th April 2018. Details can be found at:

The program starts at 7.00 pm (IST) in the evening and runs up to 4.30 am (IST) next morning. The general outline of the program is as follows:

Date: Saturday 14th April 2018

Language of Instructions: ENGLISH

VENUE: Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral

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ENTRY by Pre-Booking ONLY.  No SPOT ENTRY !

Tentative Schedule:

1830 to 1900 hours: Registration for the program

1900 to 1930 hours: Introduction of Telescopes

1930 to 2030 hours: First Sky Session

2030 to 2200 hours: Observations through Telescope

2200 to 2300 hours: Dinner Break

2300 to 0100 hours: Interactive Session

0100 to 0130 hours: Tea Break

0130 to 0230 hours: Second Sky Session

0230 to 0430 hours: Observations through Telescope

These timings are tentative and may vary slightly depending on seasons and sky condition.



Regular Ticket: Rs. 450 /- per person

Student Ticket:  Rs. 400 /- per person for all students from 8 ys to 16 yrs

Child Ticket:   Free for all kids up to age 8 yrs.

Optional Dinner Ticket: Rs. 225/- per person

Note: You can carry your dinner with you. Then you don’t have to pay dinner ticket.

Bus services and Tea given during the programme is complimentary.

The charges are non-refundable, even if the programme does not take place, because of incidental heavy rains or for any other reason beyond our control.


Paraphernalia Required:

You should carry your dinner tiffin (if you have not booked dinner), mattress / chatai for seating on open ground, sweaters, hand gloves, head scarf / muffler, water bottle and your personal Medicine. Carrying mosqrepellant like Odomas is recommended.

It will be reasonably cold…so do not forget to get sufficient warm clothings.

There are chances that there could be mild to heavy dewing in morning.

Also, it is recommended to carry light snacks for early morning when we get tea.

Please note that we are not able to provide any of the above things at the site.


Where to meet ?

Meeting point is Nirman Park Society Gate on platform no. 1 at Neral station. Pick up from Neral station is arranged for the train timing mentioned and is free of cost. All those who join late or wish to live early will have to arrange travel from Neral to site on their own.

Mini Buses from Saguna Baug will pick up participants reaching by 1804 and 1858 train. Drop back will be after the program ends in the morning.


Location and How to reach:

Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral (W)

The 4.30 pm train on Karjat route from Mumbai Chhatrapati Maharaj Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) will take you to Neral at about 6.04 pm. This is a station next to Selu Station. Towards Platform 2 side is Matheran mountain range while on Platform 1 side is the farm house direction.

Train Timings:

CSMT- Karjat: 1630 (Dep) : 1804 (Arr)

Thane-Karjat: 1750 (Dep) : 1858 (Arr)

All trains going to Karjat and Khopoli stop at Neral.


  1. 23 Jan is tuesday , is there any programme on saturday night ??


  2. Hi! How do I register for this. For 3 people


  3. Hello, when is the next show scheduled? Would love to refer some people interested.


  4. When is the next overnight sky show? Is there a place on site where I can see such calendar. I would be very thankful if I can have this information. I have been missing these events since I got know about it. Would appreciate if anyone can help me with next event date. Thank you.


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