The Club library
The Club's library houses a modest yet self-sufficient collectioin of reference books on astronomy and astronomy magazines. The list includes reference books in astronomy like:
- THE CAMBRIDGE ATLAS OF ASTRONOMY,Cambridge University Press.
- THE NASA 12 YEAR PLANETARY EPHEMERIS (1995 - 2006), A NASA Reference Edition.
- UNIVERSE , By Kaufman.
- VIOLENT PHENOMENON IN THE UNIVERSE , By J V Narlikar.
- A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME , By Stephen Hawking.
- ALL ABOUT TELESCOPES , By Sam Brown.
- HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY & COSMOLOGY , By John North.
- COMPENDIUM OF ASTRONOMY - STARS &STELLAR SYSYTEMS , By J Greenstein.
- BULLETINS of R A S , London ; Astronomical Society of India; IUCAA , Pune; Skywatcher's Association,Calcutta.
- Few issues of ASTRONOMY, AMATEUR ASTONOMER, SKY & TELESCOPE, etc.
ASTRONOMY SOFTWARE :
The Club has a collection of CD ROM's and software like:
- EXPERT ASTRONOMER with Multimedia for Win 95.
- XASTRO,STARVIEW,COSMOH13, DANCE OF THE PLANETS , SPACE FLIGHT SIMULATOR SOFTWARE,MOON, GRAVITY 13, etc. for DOS.
The astronomy Club possesses slides and charts which can be shown during slide shows , lectures and exhibitions organised regularly by the club. Some of the topics include:
- BASIC ASTRONOMY
- VOYAGER'S ENCOUNTER WITH JUPITER
- THE OUTER PLANETS- SATURN ,URANUS & NEPTUNE
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