A sky full of stars
Want to enjoy star clusters or Geminid meteor showers? We have your stargazing calender sorted
This December, head to Kamshet with your little one to check out the Geminid meteor showers. Organised by Marine Drive-based nature club, Heart & Soil, the overnight camp involves setting up tents to enjoy this shower, from the constellation Gemini, considered one of the most active annual showers.
A view of the Geminid meteor shower in Spain on December 14, 2012. You can also watch the shower from your terrace after 9 pm, believe stargazing experts. Pic/AFP
From December 13 to 14
At Kamshet, Pune.
Cost Rs 5,600 (one parent plus one child)
Khagol Mandal flags off the stargazing season with a sky watching programme at an open farmhouse, 3.5 km away from Neral. Spot open star clusters, globular clusters as well as planets at this site.
On November 14, 7 pm to 4.30 am
At Saguna Baag Farm House, Neral.
Cost Rs 250, Rs 200 for students (free entry for children up to 8 years)
Log on to www.khagolmandal.com