It is a three months online class which will help kids to acquire knowledge about Space and Astronomy and it can be attended from the comfort of home. Classes will be conducted on weekends and so it would not interfere with regular academic classes.
THREE Months Course. Every Saturday and Sunday evening 2 hrs.
LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION: 31.10.2022
(Seats are limited, Registration is based on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis)
Three month Course on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Exploration
This course will discuss about Astronomy and Astrophysics in depth. The whole of syllabus are divided into 6 modules. A detailed description of the curriculum is as follows.
Organization/Introduction- Overview of the Solar System-The Sun- Formation- processes- Solar nebula- Fusion- Energy formation- Planetary Systems- Formation- Revolution- Rotation- orbit- Rings, – Satellites – Mecury- Venus- Earth- Mars- Asteroid Belt- Jupiter- Saturn- Uranus- Neptune- Dwarf planets- Keplers laws- Asteroids- Meteors- Comets- Kuiper belt-Oort Cloud- Heliopause- Heliosphere- Solar wind- Solar System Exploration till date and future missions.
Nebula, protostar-Jeans mass-Fusion-Evolution of stars- Main sequence stars-HR diagram-luminosity-Red Giant-White dwarf- Neutron star-Black hole-Theories and ambiguities regarding Black holes- Nobel prize in physics for blackhole science 2020, a wholesome view- Galactic Stellar Distributions and Populations- Oort Constants- Oort Limit- Globular Clusters
Big Bang-Primordial Universe-Acceleration phase-Expansion- Dark Energy-Dark Matter-Large Scale Structures- Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation- Galaxies and related phenomena at high redshift- Cosmic structure formation- cosmic inflation- Nucleosynthesis and baryosynthesis- Quasar (QSO) absorption lines, and gamma-ray bursts- Possible evolution of the cosmos, proposed end of the universe- Hypothesis regarding multiverse, parallel universe etc.
Historical Monuments-Terrestrial Observatories-old observatories – Usages- Jantar manthirs- Space Telescopes-Hubble space telescopes- James Webb telescopes- Astrosat- Chandra observatory- Indian based terrestrial telescopes- TMT Thirty meter telescopes- Blackhole detection- Different wavelength based telescopes- Software used for sky watching
Roscosmos Missions-first man in space- first woman in space- NASA Missions- Applolo missions-JAXA Missions–ESA Missions-International Space station- Astronauts- Life style- Selection procedures- Future Missions- ISRO proposed Missions- Gaganyan.
How to watch sky- Stars- planets- meteors- comets- How to distinguish between planets and stars- Different constellation- where to look in the sky- sky maps- how to analyse sky maps- software regarding sky watch- Detecting stars in the night sky
Total fees for the three month course will be INR. 15,000/
Students can pay the fee as two instalments. (7500 x 2)