STARSCAPES OBSERVATORY MUKTESHWAR
The third observatory in the state of Uttarakhand, Starscapes Mukteshwar opened in September 2022, at the site of the Astro Camp held in the summer of 2022. Mukteshwar is an 8-hour drive from Delhi. With its proximity to Nainital and Bhimtal (both of which are under two hours’ drive away), it makes for a great addition to your itinerary.
Located amidst sprawling organic kitchen gardens, and boasting of a stunning view of the mighty Himalayas, Starscapes Mukteshwar will be your go-to location to escape into nature!
What Can You Do Here?
Guided Tour Across the Night Sky
Take a journey through the night sky in this 45 minute show as we explore the moon, the planets and the stars. Learn about the night sky and the science, the history and the mythology that make it up. Learn how to identify different celestial objects and constellations in the night sky. And then, look at select celestial bodies in all their glory, as you gaze at them through our state-of-the-art premium telescope. All under the able guidance and instructions of our expert StarGuides.
45 minutes per show
Rs. 700 per ticket (Night Show), Rs.1000 per ticket (Early Morning Show)
15 seats per show
Observe The Sun Through Special Solar Filters
See the Sun in all its glory, without frying your eyes! Enjoy the marvelous beauty of the source of all our energy, through our telescope and state-of-the-art solar filters. You can also learn how to see the Sun with simple home aids like pinhole cameras, ball projectors or our solar goggles. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to see sunspots, and maybe even the elusive solar flares!
1 hour per session
Rs. 400 per ticket
20 seats per session