Khagol Mandal announces 8th Overnight sky show of 4th Season at Neral on 14th April 2018.
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
ENTRY by Pre-Booking ONLY. No SPOT ENTRY !
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.
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.
CSMT- Karjat: 1630 (Dep) : 1804 (Arr)
Thane-Karjat: 1750 (Dep) : 1858 (Arr)
All trains going to Karjat and Khopoli stop at Neral.
Sky Gazing by Khagol Mandal from Wonder Park Seawood – Nerul
Khagol Mandal is glad to announce 3 Hrs of Astronomy Theme Program at Wonder’s Park, Seawood. The theme of this beginner level program is “Wonders of the Universe”.
Everyone is intrigued by the immense vastness of the universe. The unknown part of the universe has triggered human mind and what we are today is mainly the outcome of this tremendous curiosity which has lead from one innovation to another. From early days when we started counting stars to the new age era of sending humans to satellites and planets…we have prospered a lot. Yet we are a long way from the planetary travel for all humans!
This show will focus on where we are and how we see the universe as of now. The initial audio visual session will showcase various aspects of astronomy from solar system to stars.
The main attraction will be Star Gazing using advanced telescopes. Khagol Mandal volunteers will show variety of celestial objects to participants.
So don’t miss this event! Book it now using the link below:
Date : Sunday 21st April 2018
Time : 6 pm to 9 pm
Venue : Wonder’s Park, Behind Seawood Fire Brigade,
Sector-19A, Seawood (E), Uran Road, Navi Mumbai-400706
Plan for the evening:
1730: Registration and Entry to Wonder Park
1800: Instructions for the session
1815 to 1900: Wonders of Universe
1900 to 2100: Sky Gazing
Regular Ticket: Rs. 250/- per person
Student Ticket: Rs. 200/- for students from 5yrs to 12 yrs.
Child Ticket: Free of cost for kids up to 5 yrs
Charges are inclusive of Wonder Park Entry Charges.
Parking and other ride charges are not included in the above.
Book now…entry limited on first come basis !!