Milestones : Governing Councils : Projects : Publications : Exhibitions : Lectures : Study Tours : Sky Shows: Annual Reports

JVP has started a trend of astronomical exhibitions in the city of Pune. These exhibitions display information about basic topics in astronomy along with charts and models. Following exhibitions were organized by JVP:
 

1949, December 9-20





Theme: Solar System





Venue: New English School, Nanawada, Pune




During this period, lecture series on the theme: सूर्यकुल (Suryakul) i.e. solar system was organized by JVP. Along with the lecture series, this astronomical exhibition on the same theme, solar system was held at New English School. Exhibition consisted of charts, astronomical maps and photographs related to solar system, sun, planets and satellites in solar system.

1996


Theme: Popular
astronomy

Venue: Tilak Smarak Mandir, Pune

This exhibition exhibited various charts and models on basic topics of astronomy like planets, stars, nebuala, etc.

1997, September



Theme: Popular
astronomy


Venue: Bal Gandharva Art Gallery, Pune


This exhibition exhibited various charts and models on basic topics of astronomy like planets, stars, nebuala, etc. Main attraction of this exhibition was model of first rover sent on Mars by NASA in Mars Pathfinder Mission.

1998, August





Theme: Space missions





Venue: Dnyanal Mangal
Karyalay, Pune




This exhibition exhibited models of various space missions by NASA, ESA, etc. like Gallileo Mission to Jupiter, Cassini Mission to Saturn, Mars Pathfinder, etc. Information of various missions were given in the forms of charts along with models and audio visuals. Exhibition also exhibited telescopes and how to make telescope.

1999, May


Theme: Popular
astronomy

Venue: Tilak Smarak Mandir, Pune

This exhibition exhibited various charts and models on basic topics of astronomy like planets, stars, nebuala, etc.

2011, August 6-7








Theme:
Multiwavelength Astronomy







Venue: Bal Gandharva Art
Gallery, Pune







This exhibition was focused on work done in different wavelengths like radio waves, microwaves, infra-red waves, visual range, ulta-violet waves, X-rays and gamma rays. Information was displayed in the form of charts and audio-visuals on how observations are recorded in each wavelegth, what type of information we get in each wavelength, what are major discoveries, etc. Models were displayed of telescopes (mainly space telescopes) which are active in each wavelegth. Exhibition also exhibited photographs of our sun, our galaxy: milky way in various wavelengths.

2011, August 28



Theme:
Multiwavelength Astronomy


Venue: New English School, Satara


Exhibition held at Bal-gandharva was a great success and life member of JVP, Mr. Milind Halbe requested JVP to organize same exhibition at Satara. This exhibition was exhibited at New English School in association with "Ranawata", Satara.

2012, October 6-7


















Theme: Mars Exploration


















Venue: New Art Gallery, Pune


















The exhibition gave a glimpse of the time-line of Human efforts to understand Mars through different Missions. Mars has many similarities with earth; some water in frozen state and is the most accessible planet on which to begin answering fundamental questions about the origin of life. After Moon, Mars will be the next celestial body for human landing in future. This exhibition has different models of spacecrafts orbiters, landers and three generations of Mars Rovers. It also gave information on their mode of working and discoveries by them along with slide shows and video shows. The main attraction of the exhibition was the automated rover roaming on the artificial Mars surface. The exhibition remained open on 6th and 7th October between 9 am to 8 pm.
This exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Suresh Naik (Director, Popular Space Science, Ex. Group Director, ISRO, Chairman, International Space Society, President, National Space Society India Chapter) at 4 pm; 5th October at New Art Gallery, Opposite Mahatma Phule Museum, Ghole Road, Pune On this occasion, Mr. Suresh Naik gave information about India’s future Mission to Mars and ISRO’s future plans.