Activities of Sky Observation Club (SOC)
SOC organized following Events and sessions:
- First Sky observation Session arranged on 15th Dec. 2012
Mainly the planet Jupiter was observed along with its four satellites. About 30 viewers including all club members and staff members took the benefit of this Sky observation practice with the guidance of Dr. N. K. Oke & Shri Udapurkar.
- A programme of Sky watching was arranged in the evening of 18/10/2013 at the terrace of wing B. All the club members and students were present. Dr. Padhye gave the necessary information to the students. Moon and Some other stars and planets were also observed in the two and half hour session of observations
- “Olakh Akashgangechi” arranged on 5/1/2015 in the N.S.S. camp held at village Sonala under the guidance of Dr. N. K. Oke.
4 . “Introduction to the Sky and the Space” was arranged on 12 Jan. 2015. presented by
Dr. N. K. Oke.
- SOC Students participation and Demonstrating use of Star Dial & Importance of Telescope in Science Pundit Exhibition 28-02-2015
- On 18/4/2015 the RLT-SOC and ‘Science Forum Akola District’ jointly organized a one day camp and slide show entitled “Introduction to the Universe and Solar System” presented by Dr. S. W. Bhaware followed by a “Astronomical Quiz Competition” for the students of Science Forum
- Planetarium visit arranged at Neharu Planetatium Akola on26-09-2015, SOC members and students visited and gain knowledge.
- Astronomical Model Making Competition arranged for students and open group on 7-10-2015
- “Mathematics & Universe and Universal Trip” arranged on 9/1/2016 in the N.S.S. camp held at village Sonala under the guidance of Dr. S. W. Bhaware
- Astronomical Gallery Inaugurated on 26 Jan 2016 by Dr. Nitin Oke on the occasion of Republic day.