Welcome to Jyotirvidya Parisanstha

Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (known as JVP to people of Pune) is the oldest association of amateur astronomers in India. On August 22, 1944 eminent citizens of Pune formed JVP, primarily for the spread of knowledge of astronomy among the public and also to make their own contribution as far as possible. It was the first association of its kind and remained so far for a few decades.   more...

Platinum Jubilee Year!

We are happy and proud to share that Jyotirvidya Parisanstha is entering its 75th year on 22nd August 2018! To celebrate the occasion, we wish to organize a number of activities and events in the upcoming astronomy season.

 

75 Hours of Astronomy!

Jyotirvidya Parisanstha will celebrate its Platinum Jubilee Year by organizing 75 Hours of relayed astronomy activities in Pune which will includes Sidewalk Astronomy, "Click Your Own Moon", "Click your Orion Nebula", we will also conduct Click your Sun Timelapse and Click your Moon Timelapse activities and provide Manuals and resources for the same. There will be an Astronomy Walk/Treasure Hunt, as well as so many more Fun activities! The Detailed Schedule is as follows:

Stay Tuned to 'JVP' App(Android) Mentioned below for more details or Visit our Facebook Group/Page!

 

Day

Time

Activity

Location

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

1700 - 1830

Sunset Observation and time-lapse photography

Balgandharva Bridge

1830 - 2000

Sidewalk Astronomy (Moon viewing)

Balgandharva Bridge

2000 - 2100

Lecture by Surhud More, Prof., IUCAA

Scout ground hall

2100-0430

Star Party

Balgandharva Bridge

Friday, Feb 8, 2019

0430 - 0700

Telescopic viewing of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn

Rajaram bridge

0700 - 0800

Sunrise Observation and time-lapse photography

Rajaram bridge

0800 - 1000

Astro-walk

Pu.La.DeshpandeUdyan

1000 - 1300

Astro-walk

J. M. Road

1300 - 1700

Solar astronomy

Kesariwada JVP Observatory

1700 - 1830

Sunset Observation and time-lapse photography

Linear garden, Pimple saudagar

1830 - 2100

Sidewalk Astronomy (Moon viewing), Click your own moon

Linear garden, Pimple saudagar

1900 - 2100

JVP Observatory open house

Kesariwada JVP Observatory

2100 - 0430

Star party

Linear garden, Pimple saudagar

Saturday, Feb 9, 2019

0430 - 0700

Telescopic viewing of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn

Linear garden, Pimple saudagar

0700 - 0800

Sunrise Observation and time-lapse photography

Linear garden, Pimple saudagar

0700 - 1000

Rocket launch demonstration

S. P. College

1000 - 1100

Lecture by VarunBhalerao on JVP youtube channel

JVP Youtube channel, 4 schools

1100 - 1300

Astro-walk

M. G. Road, Pune Camp

1300 - 1600

Solar astronomy

Kesariwada JVP Observatory

1600 - 1700

Tea talk by Dr.YogeshWadadekar

Scout ground hall

1700 - 1830

Sunset Observation and time-lapse photography

ARAI, Kothrud

1830 - 2200

Click your own moon

Z Bridge

2200 - 0400

Star Party

Army Institute of Technology

Sunday, Feb 10, 2019

 

0400 - 0700

Telescopic viewing of Planets

Parvati

0700 - 0800

Sunrise Observation and time-lapse photography

Parvati

0800 - 1000

Astro-walk

Sarasbaug

1000 - 1300

Treasure hunt

JVP-office (TilakSmarakMandir)

1300-1500

Listen to ISS radio on HAM radio

Kesariwada JVP Observatory

1500 - 1700

Solar astronomy

Kesariwada JVP Observatory

1700 - 1830

Sunset Observation and time-lapse photography

S.M. Joshi Bridge

1830 - 2000

Public lecture

Tilak Smarak Mandir Basement Hall

 

JVP Android App

We are please to launch our own android app.

App name: JVP
Developer: VASP solutions
Size: 13 MB
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vasp.jvpapp

All program bookings can be done only through app.

 

Recently @ JVP

Check here, to see the recent activities of JVP for common public.