Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Gift to KAAC

The Sun Dial was prepared by Mr. Brij Mohan Thakore himself and awarded to Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club for contribution to astronomy at Gujarat Meet 2009 at Madhavpur Ghed

Monday, March 30, 2009

More Photos By Ashwin Pomal

Wel come note by

Mr. Narendra Gor

Mr. Fennil Patadiya from Surat  Inviting Astronomers to come for Total Solar Eclipse 2009

TSE2009 Work Shop

Messier Marathon 1

Messier Marathon

Receipt & Expenditure for All Gujarat Meet 2009  

Receipt                                                      Expenditure 

Deligate Fee 53*200=10,600              Zerox & Stationery 440*1                      440
                                                                  Postage 400*5                                       2000
                                                                  Stationary 60+100+1000+1200        2360
                                                                  Other Expance                                         600
                                                                  Donation to Osho Ashram                    5200
                                                                  Total Expenditure                               10600
                                                                  Balance                                                       Nil

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Dear Narendra Bhai and Sanjeev Bhai,

Hope everything at your side is under control. Your preparations must be in final stages. Today I have Examination Duty at my University. So I will start from here tomorrow on 27th early morning. Hope to reach there around 3:00 in the afternoon. I will bring some small astronomy models which I have made. Narendra bhai has seen those models as SGVP in Ahmedabad. See you at Madhavpur tomorrow..  
Dr. Brijmohan. Thakore. 
Department of Physics 
Sardar Patel University, 
Vallabh Vidyanagar 388 120 

Tel: +91-2692-226846 (press * + 208) 
Cell: 09427389099

Monday, March 23, 2009

Registration 128+

The conformation has been received online or by Telephone

Sr. Name                                           Place                           Organisation/Institution/Club

1   Dr.Brijmohan Thakore +3     Vallabh Vidyanagar         Sardar Patel University

2   KAMALIYA BHAVESH B.     Baroda

3   DOBARIA MIHIR B               Rajkot

4   ABHANGI MITUL R.            Gandhinagar                             IPR Gandhinagar

5   Mandalia Tarunkumar G       Amreli      District Community Science Centre

6  Dr.Gondalia Mayurbhai K.     Amreli      District Community Science Centre

7   Upadhayay Bharatkumar G. Amreli      District Community Science Centre

8   Panchal Manish +3                 Ahmedabad   Orion Astronomy Club Ahmedabad

12   Patadiya Fenil Ajaybhai        Surat              SASAA club, Surat-4

13   JADAV RAVINDRA M.      Rajkot            Saurastra University

14  Rana Nilesh+10                     Rajkot           Comunity Science Senter Big Bang Astronomy Club

25   Thadani Jagdish                   Surat            SASAA club, Surat-4

26  Dr. Hari Om Vats                 Ahmedabad   Physical Research Laboratory

27  Gor Narendra H.                  Bhuj                 Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

28  Mehta Deep                          Bhuj                 Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

29  Zota Rahul                            Bhuj                 Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

30  Vaghela Ashvin                    Bhuj                 Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

31  Vyas Dahyalal Ramji          Sherdi              Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

32 Pomal Ashwin  S               Madhapar        Astronomy Club Madhapar

33 Panchal Dinesh                  Rapar               Rapar Astronomy Club

34 Dave Hitesh Maganlal  +4   Gondal             Gondal Forest Youth Club

39 Rawal Dhanjay+3                Ahmedabad     Ankur Hoby center

40  Sharma Sanjeev  +10        Madhavpur     Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club

51 Joshi Labhsankar V             Junagadh         Junagadh Astronomy Club

52 K R Rawal                              Junagadh         Junagadh Astronomy Club

53 Gohil saheb                            Junagadh         Junagadh Astronomy Club

54 Chandreshbhai                      Bagasara

55 Devmurari Dilipbhai K+4    Sultanpur         Sygnus Astronomy Club

60 Yogesh Chavda                      Bardoli             Pruthvi Astronomy Club

61  Borad Chandreshbhai          Kunkavav Amreli

62  Manoj Pai                               Ahmedabad     Astronomy Club Ahmedabad

63 Swami Bhanupratapdasji      Porbandar       Sahjanandswami Lok Vigyan kendra

64 Joshi Rajesh (Jr. Scientist)   Porbandar       Sahjanandswami Lok Vigyan kendra

65 Sanjaybhai B.Modha             Porbandar       Sahjanandswami Lok Vigyan kendra

66  Rajesh Tanna                        Porbandar      

67  Bagga Pravin                         Nakhtrana           KAAC

68 Bhavesh Rawal                     Rapar                    Rapar Astronomy Club

70 Shilpi Dahyabhai                  Porbandar             Puratava Shanshodhan Mandal

71 Shilpi Kanabhai                     Porbandar             Puratava Shanshodhan Mandal

72Modha Jayshankarbhai +1  Porbandar             Puratava Shanshodhan Mandal

74 Osho Asram +50

125  Jamnagar Group+2         Jamnagar

127 Jadhavbhai +1                   Junagsdh             Science Musium


Friday, March 20, 2009

Registration is on for All Gujarat Astronomers Meet

The registration for Gujrat Astronomy Meet is on

The Registration or confermation received as follows from diffrent part of Gujarat

Kutch Amatuer Astronomers Club Bhuj

Pruthvi Astronomy Club Kadod Bardoli

Vega Astronomy Club Sultanpur Amreli

Orion Astronomy Club Ahmedabad

Junagadh Astronomy Club Junagadh

Jamnagar Astronomy Club

Big bang Astronomy Club Rajkot

Bhavnagar Astronomy Club

SASAA club, Surat-4


Department of Physics Sardar Patel University,

Ankur Hobby Center Ahmedabad

Monday, March 16, 2009

All Gujarat Astronomers Meet2009

Dear Astronomers

Like last year this year also we are organizing all Gujarat Amateurs Astronomers Meet 2009 at Madhavpur (Ghed) Dist Porbandar. The venue is Osho Ashram.

In This Meet we have planned two programs

1 Messier Marathon

This will start on 27th march from 7.30pm onwards up to Sun rise

The site is near by Osho Ashram and very dark we want to encourage our enthusiast astronomers to observe as many M Object as they can

We will reward for best performance

On 28th March

13.30 to 18.00 The Workshop for Total Solar Eclipse 2009 have been organized

The Workshop will be conducted by Mr. Brij Mohan Thakore Reader, Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University, GUJARAT. Mr. Devashish Pradhan Vadodara, Narendra Gor Bhuj

The Formation of Gujarat Astronomers Association will also be done.

The events for IAY also be think over.

So you are also invited for this meet the registration form and Letter is attached in pdf format

You can copy it and circulate to other interested astronomers or Clubs

We want your warm support and co operation

Note for participants

1 as whole night observation is there please bring suitable cloths with you

2 It you have a binocular or telescope bring with you if possible.

3 Bring compass Box and calculator with you for TSE09 workshop

4 The dormitory residents and food facility will be available at the vanue. The facility is available with the support of Osho Asram Managment

5. The nearest Railway Station is Porbandar (50 Km from the venue)

6 You can Reach the Madhavpur (Ghed) by Sate Transport And private vehicles from Porbandar or Mangarol.

7 For more detail and latest information visit blog http://gujaratastronomy.blogspot.com/ regularly

8 The last date for registration is 22 March so Please register yourself by sending registration form at the adress writen on the form or sub mit it to your nearest Astronomy Club

9 For getting latest details on mobile through sms send massage JOIN Gujaratmeet09 to 567673434 the one time sms charge will be charged than all massages will be come to your mobile free

10 you can send your registration by mail at narendragor@gmail.com or kutchastronomyclub@gmail.com

if any query please contact


Narendra Gor

for All Gujarat Astronomers Association

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Messier Marathon and Gujarat Meet 2009

Dear Astronomers

Here is an announcement for Messier Marathon and Gujarat Meet for the year 2009

The venue is Osho Ashram At Post Madhavpur (Ghed) Dist Porbandar Gujarat

The program is like this (there may be slight change)


Arrival and registration at 4.00 pm

5.00pm welcome note, introduction and briefing about Messier marathon

6.00pm move to the location 

6.30pm Setting the Telescopes and selecting the site for observation

7.00 Tea and Refreshment

7.30 the messier marathon start for full night

The dinner, Tea and breakfast will be served at the location

Date 28/03/2009

up to 13.30 hrs no session Tea Lunch, Lunch will be available

13.30 to 16.30 Total Solar Eclipse 2009 Presentation by Brij Mohan Thakore, Devashish Pradhan, Narendra Gor

16.30 to 17.00 IYA2009 Events and Participation

17.00 to 18.00 Formation Of Gujarat Astronomy Association and declarations

This Program is just tentative and will be finalized soon

To register yourself please mail  with your detail




About The Place Madhavpur

Madhavpur (Ghed) is a small but culturally significant village in state of Gujarat. It lies on the seashore, close to Porbandar, birthplace of Gandhi.

According to folklore, lord krishna came to this village after kidnapping Rukmini and got married to her at this very place. In the memory of that event, there is a temple built for lord Madhavray. A celebration of this event is held at Madhavpur in memory of this marriage every year in a cultural fair.

Madhavpur also has one of the meditation centers of Osho

Recently a joint amphibious exercise Tropex-09 by the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and the Coast Guard was conducted on February 09, at Madhavpur beach

You can check the link here



The nearest Railway station is Porbandar

From Mangrol you can get public transport facility every 15 minutes