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  • START DATE: Saturday, 17 Nov 2018
  • END DATE: Sunday, 18 Nov 2018
  • START TIME: 08:30 PM
  • END TIME: 10:30 PM
  • LOCATION: Indian Astronomy Club, 401, Pooja Abhishek Flats, 32, Preetam Nagar Society, Opp. Manoj Joshi Hospital, Paldi, Ahmedabad, India 380007, Ahmedabad, India

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Discover the Night Sky with a Telescope !..Registrations Online at.......Open to all Students and Adults interested in Astronomy, Space Science and the Night Sky.....November 17, 18 -.Leonids Meteor Shower...The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. This shower is unique in that it has a cyclonic peak about every 33 years where hundreds of meteors per hour can be seen. That last of these occurred in 2001...The Leonids is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tempel-Tuttle, which was discovered in 1865...The shower runs annually from November 6-30. It peaks this year on the night of the 17th and morning of the 18th...The waxing gibbous moon will set shortly after midnight leaving fairly dark skies for what could be a good early morning show...Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Leo, but can appear anywhere in the sky...+ Mars At its Best !..Look Up for Mars Tonight !.Mars is very easy to see with naked eyes, weather permitting...Observations with a Telescope of night sky objects...If Weather permits.....+ Learn about Leonids.+ Origin of the Leonids.+ How to Observe Leonids.+ Identify Astro Photographs.+ Open House Q & A..Buy Night Sky Guide.....Where : IAC Astronomy Club.When : @ 8.30pm-10pm.Contact : 7383651660..Registrations : By Name.Fees : 250 Rs for Kids.300 Rs for Adults..Buy Tickets Online at.......Alay Jhaveri,.Astronomer & Founder, IAC.