October 17, 2011

My Top 10 Destinations for Star Gazing

      As an amateur Astronomer I am very much fond of various activities like Star Gazing, Deep sky astronomy, Meteor Watch etc. which falls under observational astronomy. Being a trekker I have visited some fantastic destinations from the perspective of astronomy. TREKDI intend to conduct observational astronomy related activities at these destinations.

Following are some of the destinations from where I have seen maddening sky.

1. Pangong Lake - Ladakh, J & K

2. Prachitgad Fort -Maharashtra

3. Eco village, Warasgaon backwaters, Pune, Maharashtra

4. Kashid Beach, Raigad district, Maharashtra

5. Gawilgad Fort, Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

6. Bhivri village - Panchgani, Maharashtra

7. Udupi - Karnataka

8. The lagoon barrier - Chilka Lake, Orissa

9.  Naneghat - Junnar, Maharashtra

10. Lonar crater - Buldhana, Maharashtra

- Pinakin Karve

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing information about the star gazing activities.
    Chikhaldara hill station is famous in Maharashtra. There wild life mainly attracts the tourist. It is situated in Amravati district. It is nice place to spend your vacation.