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Mercury's Sun moment thrills sky gazers

Professional and amateur astronomers turn their telescopes towards the planet for a closer look Mercury's rare transit across the Sun on Monday was cheered by enthusiasts across the country, with professional and amateur astronomers positioning ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

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A dot on the Sun, but only 13 times in a century

Kolkata: On Monday, as the Sun sets, a small black dot may be seen moving across it - the planet Mercury. According to astronomers, 'Transit of Mercury', as it is called, occurs only 13 times in a century. Bipash Das Gupta, scientific officer, M P ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

All agog over a dot on the sun

Kolkata: Astronomers, students and space enthusiasts - both children and adults - who had turned out in numbers to watch Mercury transit the face of the sun weren't dissapointed on Monday despite a threat from clouds. While many watched the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Rare spectacle draws astronomy buffs

At 4 p.m. on Monday, the grounds of the Periyar Science and Technology Centre were bustling with people queuing up to watch the planet Mercury make a rare transit across the sun. The city — other than Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai — was one of ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Mercury transit lost in clouds

But for two minutes where a lucky few managed to catch a glimpse : Mercury's transit of the Sun was eagerly anticipated but cloudy weather left sky gazers disappointed. However, a persistent few managed to join the rest of the world to get a ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Moon will be smallest in size today

Kolkata : The moon will appear to be smaller in size on full moon day tomorrow, that is 22 nd April, a phenomenon known as 'Mini Moon' which will recur only after 15 years. On the night if April 21 at 9.35 PM IST, the moon will be at apogee - the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago 'Mini Moon' Can Be Spotted on Thursday  NDTV1 month ago Mini Moon: Moon will be the smallest tomorrow, next will happen only in 2030  DNA India1 month ago Moon will be smallest in size on April 22  Oneindia1 month ago

Book review of P. Vaman Rao's autobiography: Man who witnessed and made history

A cover image of the week For 70 long years, Pendyal Vaman Rao watched and reported history in the raw and in his eighty-eighth year is reluctant to call it a day, busy as he is editing New Swatantra Times , a legacy he has inherited from his ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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