30 hrs of Astronomy: Certificate Course for Astronomy Enthusiasts from 30 June 2018

30 hrs of Astronomy: Certificate Course for Astronomy Enthusiasts !

Course Coordinator: Swapnil Jawkar

This course is aimed at astronomy enthusiasts and beginners. One of the main feature of this course is the stress given for Positional, Conceptual and Observational aspects of astronomy. Further to ensure that students with inclination towards physics will also find the course sufficiently attractive, there are talks on astro-physics as well.

Successful participant will get an overview of astronomy and can take up further studies with Khagol Mandal to pursue this exciting field of science.

Booking Link: https://www.meraevents.com/event/khagol-mandal-30-hrs-course-2018

Date: Every Saturday, 30th June to 29th September 2018

Venue: Sadhana Vidyalaya, Near Sion Station, Sion ( East)

Charges: Rs. 1500/- per person

Sky Show: Fee for Sky show and excursions if any will be additional.  Participation in all such events is optional.

Eligibility: 11th Standard onwards.

For more information Contact:

Dr. Abhay Deshpande: 902-902-9076

Milind Kale: 98696-10777

Swapnil Jawkar: 96193-96204

Topics Speaker Date
Star called Sun Dr. Aniket  Sule 30th June 2018
Solar System Milind Kale 7th July
Astronomical Events -1 Dr. Varsha Shukla 14th July
Astronomical Events -2 Dr. Abhay Deshpande 21st July
Positional Astronomy Ameya Gokhale 28th July
Time and Coordinates Hrishikesh Joglekar 4th Aug
Stellar Properties Vinita Navalkar 11th Aug
Stellar Evolution Dr. Sagar Godambe 25th Aug
Binary and Variable Stars Swapnil Jawkar 1st Sep
Origin and fate of Universe Pradeep Nayak 8th Sep
Life in Universe Dr. Sujata Deshpande 22nd Sep
Optics and Astro-Imaging Anurag Shevade 29th Sep
SKY SHOW at NERAL Milind Kale 13 Oct 2018



1. Lectures will be on each Saturday at Sadhana High School, Sion from 1730 to 2000

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


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 Sadhana High School considering the educational nature of the course. All participants should abide by discipline and rules of Sadhana School 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 15th June 2018, 2100 hrs. Cancellation charges will be Rs. 500/- per participants. This includes transaction charges and other administrative charges.
  • For cancellation please send email to support@meraevents.com with a copy to abhay@khagolmandal.org
    No cancellations after above deadline
  • Participation to field trip is optional and at extra charges.
  • Khagol Mandal is a voluntary organization working for past 33 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.






7 thoughts on “30 hrs of Astronomy: Certificate Course for Astronomy Enthusiasts from 30 June 2018

  1. i am interested to undergo certificate course in mumbai in 2017. could you please send the details of course.

    1. We are planning some courses in the month of April – May 2017, will let you know through website

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