International Dark Sky Week is celebrated globally in the New Moon week of April, which falls from 15th to 22nd of April this year.

Started in 2003, the event aims to raise awareness about the night sky, the eco-system that thrives in the dark on Earth and the universe that exists beyond our planet, which we can see in all its glory if only there was no artificial lighting.

Endorsed by the International Dark-Sky Association, astronomy enthusiasts globally commemorate this week with activities ranging from just switching off lights to witness the majestic firmament above, to holding stargazing sessions and astrophotography workshops to explore the skies further.

For a second year in a row, Starscapes joins in the celebration, bringing the dark sky to you, through activities throughout the week and beyond.



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Show Timings: 9 pm – 10 pm | 10 pm – 11 pm

Frequency: Daily

Locations: Mukteshwar, Kausani, Bhimtal

Explore the Deep Skies! Join us as we peer beyond what is visible to the naked eye with our state-of-the-art telescopes, and identify some fascinating objects. Learn who Charles Messier was and what his contribution was towards cataloguing the night sky. Observe some of the galaxies, nebulas and star clusters that he catalogued. Go back home with a profound understanding of DSOs – Deep Sky Objects that few people have seen!

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Show Timings: 3.15 am – 4 am | 4 am – 4.45 am | 4.45 am – 5.30 am

Frequency: Daily

Locations: Mukteshwar, Kausani, Bhimtal, all Club Mahindra Properties (Bhimtal, Madikeri, Virajpet, Pondicherry, Goa, Munnar)

Watch the planets as they line up in the eastern sky heralding the rising of the Sun, early in the morning. Marvel at once at the phases of Venus, the clouds and the satellites of Jupiter, and the rings of Saturn. Go home with a fascinating photo you will learn to click by yourself, of the planets all lined up to offer you a rare spectacle!

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