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Occultation Studies

When a heavenly body comes in front of other heavenly body, such a phenomena is called Occultation. For most of the occultation observations we requires a good pair of binocular or a telescope. But Lunar Occultation with bright stars or planets can be viewed with naked eye or with a pair of small binoculars.

On many such events planetarium had organized Public Sky watch and also did some useful studies. Few of them are listed bellow:


Lunar Occultation of Mars 10th May 2008 

Lunar Occultation of Venus 18th June 2007