It was a huge success for SWAN team in shooting and observing the Super-Blue-Blood-Lunar Eclipse on 31st January, 2018.
Making it available for visitors to observe the eclipse through SWAN's telescopes, a participation of over 2500 people was seen in one evening at our observation location- Ram Krishna Ashram, Sahudangi.
We are thankful to all the visitors, photo enthusiasts and media personnel who supported us in this venture.
SWAN Jalpaiguri team was also in action with multiple telescopes, on Screen projection etc.
SWAN had organised an astronomy outreach at Darjeeling Public School, Fulbari. Approximately over 200 enthusiastic students, teachers and staff members of the school participated actively. On Screen presentations, Astronomy quiz, star gazing under the starry sky and Lunar observation through an 8" Cassegrain telescope made the event a great success.
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Navoneel is a biennial Astronomy fest organized by SWAN and is one is of its kind in West Bengal, if not India. Organized in the month of November 3rd to 6th, this 4th episode of NAVONEEL saw a footfall of over 12,000 and made its mark in astronomy outreach in India. The four day fest comprised of an astrophotography exhibition, astronomy workshops, open discussion sessions, quiz competitions and was concluded with LIVE moon observation through several telescopes on the final day. Also, school teams from twelve schools and colleges competed each other in the inter institute Demonstration Competition.