The season’s first star party was held at Pirangut on 17th October, 2015. We were joined by enthusiasts from Pune. We had 2 astronomy clubs – the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology’s and College of Engineering Pune’s astronomy clubs come in large numbers for the star party. Clouds were playing a dominant role during the star party but nevertheless there were observations from time to time. Along with that, we also had group discussions on astronomy, what activities all clubs are undertaking, astrophotography and applications of different branches of engineering in astronomy (due to the presence of students of 2 engineering colleges). Participants did observe the Moon, Saturn, constellations of Scorpio, Andromeda, Cygnus, Taurus, Orion, Canis Major and the objects in these constellations.

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