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Participants List for Astronomy Camp on 30th December 2016

5th batch Participants List (Class-VII- DPS Surat) for the Astronomy Camp held at Delhi Public School Tapi on the night of 30th December 2016.

SR NO Class Name Admission No. Student Name
1 VII-D B-0199-11 ARJAVI ARYA
2 VII-C M-0427-07 ANANYA ANUJ SARAF
3 VII-E M-0458-07 ANUSHKA KHURANA
4 VII-E N-1169-08 ARSHIA ABHISHEK KOKRA
5 VII-E N-1061-08 JANVI TARUN KOTHARI
6 VII-E N-1037-08 KHUSHI BHARAT SHAH
7 VII-E N-1052-08 KRUTIKA POONAM MALPANI
8 VII-E N-1031-08 NAISHA AAKASH PATEL
9 VII-E N-1095-08 NEVA BHAVESH KUMAR PATEL
10 VII-E M-0353-07 PRACHI SANJAY KEDIA
11 VII-E M-0388-07 RITU DIVYESH VAIDYA
12 VII-E M-0335-07 SHRAVYA ANUJ DHAMI
13 VII-E M-0379-07 VINESHA ANKUR SHAH
14 VII-E M-0376-07 VRINDA VINOD NAGDEV
15 VII-F F-0261-15 ANANYA ROY KARMAKAR
16 VII-F N-1148-08 HEER DHARMESHBHAI PATEL
17 VII-F M-0390-07 MANA AJAY SHAH
18 VII-F M-0426-07 RIYA VISHAL SHAH
19 VII-F G-0247-16 RUDRIKA SINGH
20 VII-G N-1091-08 DHRITI VISHAL SURANA
21 VII-G M-0343-07 DIKSHA DANNY MAHAJAN
22 VII-G N-1160-08 MALIHA REVANT DESAI
23 VII-G N-1157-08 POOJITA MUKUNDAN
24 VII-G G-0243-16 VANSHIKA CHETAN RAISA
25 VII-H M-0443-07 AAROHI BHAVESH SHAH
26 VII-H B-0194-11 ANURADHA SANDEEP SARAWAGI
27 VII-H M-0442-07 DISHA BHAVIN MISTRY
28 VII-H G-0246-16 KANAN SUNIL AGARWAL
29 VII-C M-0345-07 NIPEKSHA ANURAG SARAIYA

 

What’s Up for July 2016

Use Saturn as your guide to a tour of the summer Milky Way. Spot planets, constellations, nebulae and galaxies.

Taking INDIA TO MARS! The story behind India’s space program | Ritu Karidhal

Taking INDIA TO MARS! The story behind India’s space program | Ritu Karidhal
“Have confidence in your capability without giving your gender much thought. Be focussed on your goal and work with complete dedication.”
Ritu Karidhal is a proud contributor to The Mars Orbiter Mission launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation. Leading the team behind the success of ‘Mangalyaan’, Ritu has been involved in a lot of revolutionary space operations with ISRO. A proficient alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, she completed her Masters in Aerospace Engineering with a clear aim of working towards a change. She comes from a middle class family , in Lucknow, where the major importance has always been given to the education . She always had the fascination about space , an urge to do something different from a normal trend . Collecting news articles related to any space activities by ISRO or NASA was one of her hobbies.The dream of joining the space agency came true in 1997,November .She has worked for many prestigious missions of ISRO , handled responsible position of Operations Director for many missions.

What happened at the Big Bang?

This short video from the Royal Society explains What happened at the Big Bang. An ancient glow is shedding light on the beginning of the universe. There is a faint glow of ancient light that permeates our universe, called the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB). Findings from the Planck space mission to detect variations in the CMB, reveals how they’re helping us to understand what happened in the first instants after the Big Bang.

 

New Crew Launches to the Space Station

Expedition 47-48 Soyuz Commander Alexey Ovchinin and Flight Engineers Oleg Skripochka of Roscosmos and Jeff Williams of NASA launched on the Russian Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft on March 19, Kazakh time, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to begin a six-hour journey to the International Space Station and the start of a six-month mission on the ISS.

Photos of Astro Camp 14th & 15th December

Welcome to the 5th batch of participants from DPS Surat for the Astro Camp at DPS Tapi on 26th Dec 2014

S.NO ADMISSION NO NAME CLASS
1 N-0606-05 PRATHAM JALAN VIII-F
2 M-0080-04 KALASH VIMAWALA VIII-F
3 M-0056-04 ALISGAR VALI VIII-A
4 A-0198-07 KARTIK NAIR VIII-A
5 F-0233-12 ADITYA YADAV VIII-A
6 N-0530-05 JATAN AGARWAL VIII-A
7 M-0014-04 KARMAN S. NARANG VIII-G
8 E-0313-11 SIDDHARTH SHAH VIII-B
9 N-0503-05 PATHEY JAYESH DHABUWALA VIII-G
10 M-0072-04 RAHUL AGRAWAL VIII-G
11 N-0605-05 HETUL SUKHARAMWALA VIII-G
12 M-0091-04 JEHAN ASODARIA VIII-G
13 P-0171-06 RISHABH SHAH VIII-G
14 P-0199-06 JYOTIADITYA CHATTERJEE VIII-G
15 N-0524-05 DEV BAID VIII-G
16 N-0516-05 AAYUSH PANJABI VIII-G
17 A-0194-07 ARYAMAN SOJITRA VIII-G
18 M-0077-04 RISHI B. KADHIWALA VIII-H
19 M-0115-04 DHRUV KOTHARI VIII-H
20 A-0205-07 SAANKULP JAIN VIII-H
21 M-0033-04 ROMIT DESAI VIII-H
22 N-0493-05 PRIYAM AGARWAL VIII-E
23 N-0553-05 CHIRAG SAHARIA VIII-E
24 A-0192-07 AUM THAKKAR VIII-C
25 E-0318-11 SUSHANT SINGH VIII-C
26 E-0306-11 KAUSTUBH DIGHE VIII-D
27 M-0037-04 SUYASH A. TIWARI VIII-D
28 M-0100-04 DHRUV M. GOPLANI VIII-D
29 M-0057-04 KUSHAL SHAH VIII-G
30 M-0089-04 ISHIT GADIA VIII-H
31 A-0184-07 SAINYAM M. ARORA VIII-G
32 M-0007-04 CHANKYA S.JHA VIII-E
33 N-0562-05 JAYANT SURANA VIII-G
34 N-0527-05 RONIK VITHALANI VIII-H
35 N-0527-05 ADDITYA BAJAJ VIII-F

27th August- The false information being spread on social media

Today one of our staff at school  came up to me and asked me about the 27th of August when there will be two full moons in the sky. He had got this information circulating on ‘whatsapp’ . The rumour has it that one of the planets  viz., Mars  will appear as big as the moon and as if it were another moon.  First of all for those of you who have taken this news seriously  please note there is going to be only a thin crescent moon in the sky on that night. This is a Hoax –Do not Believe this news and waste your time on the 27th. Mars can never ever appear as large as a full moon as seen from Earth. The moon is much closer than Mars which appears like a red starlike point and is much further away from Earth.

G.R.Sivakumar

Space Telescope Science Institute Webcast

The Frontier Fields: a Sneak Peek at the First Billion Years of the Universe.

STScI Public Lecture Series
The Frontier Fields: a Sneak Peek at the First Billion Years of the Universe
Presented by: Jennifer Lotz (STScI)
Category: Education and Outreach Duration: 1 hour
Broadcast date: August 05, 2014  

Click on the link below to see the Presentation:

STScI Webcast Catalog and Archive.

Hubble Ultra Deep Field- Astro Picture of the Day

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field

Hubble Ultra Deep Field Image Reveals Galaxies Galore
Source: Hubblesite.org

Galaxies, galaxies everywhere – as far as NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope can see. This view of nearly 10,000 galaxies is the deepest visible-light image of the cosmos. Called the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, this galaxy-studded view represents a “deep” core sample of the universe, cutting across billions of light-years.

The snapshot includes galaxies of various ages, sizes, shapes, and colors. The smallest, reddest galaxies, about 100, may be among the most distant known, existing when the universe was just 800 million years old. The nearest galaxies – the larger, brighter, well-defined spirals and ellipticals – thrived about 1 billion years ago, when the cosmos was 13 billion years old.

In vibrant contrast to the rich harvest of classic spiral and elliptical galaxies, there is a zoo of oddball galaxies littering the field. Some look like toothpicks; others like links on a bracelet. A few appear to be interacting. These oddball galaxies chronicle a period when the universe was younger and more chaotic. Order and structure were just beginning to emerge.

The Ultra Deep Field observations, taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys, represent a narrow, deep view of the cosmos. Peering into the Ultra Deep Field is like looking through an eight-foot-long soda straw.

In ground-based photographs, the patch of sky in which the galaxies reside (just one-tenth the diameter of the full Moon) is largely empty. Located in the constellation Fornax, the region is so empty that only a handful of stars within the Milky Way galaxy can be seen in the image.

In this image, blue and green correspond to colors that can be seen by the human eye, such as hot, young, blue stars and the glow of Sun-like stars in the disks of galaxies. Red represents near-infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye, such as the red glow of dust-enshrouded galaxies.

The image required 800 exposures taken over the course of 400 Hubble orbits around Earth. The total amount of exposure time was 11.3 days, taken between Sept. 24, 2003 and Jan. 16, 2004.

Object Names: Hubble Ultra Deep Field, HUDF

Image Type: Astronomical
Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI) and the HUDF Team