Astronomy Gallery

This gallery depicts the developments in our understanding of the sky and celestial objects. The 4100 square feet Hall of Astronomy at RSC & Planetarium is designed to project the gradual development of astronomy through ages. This gallery depicts various astronomical concepts starting the pre telescopic era, then passing through the post telescopic period, the astrophysics of earth and moon and concludes with the quest of human mind in search of cosmic truth. There is the observatory of Tycho Brahe with full size sextant; the Indian Astronomy exhibits, the telescope section, the surface of moon where you can pose as a astronaut and see your image in a digital display; then there are section on eclipses, tides, solar system, deep sky objects, the celestial sphere, the Foucault pendulum and much more. The gallery also highlights the location of various Indian observatories. A unique place where one can discover our universe and visualize from a cosmic perspective.