You Can Now Go Stargazing At This New Astro Observatory At Uttarakhand’s Bhimtal

Stargate Observatory Bhimtal
by Suchismita Pal
by Suchismita Pal 538

Curious about the cosmic world and beyond? Now you can enjoy a surreal stargazing experience amid the towering mountains of Bhimtal, Uttarakhand. The newly launched Stargate Observatory Bhimtal is the perfect place for all astronomy enthusiasts who can find peace in the open sky and all the magic that it holds. The observatory conducts astronomy shows and educational programmes from day to night, allowing guests to witness the changing colours of the sky. Guests can take part in astrophotography workshops, celestial shows and loads more.

Stargate Observatory Bhimtal

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Get Closer To The Vast Sky And Witness The Magic It Holds

Stargate Observatory Bhimtal will take you closer to the moon, planets, galaxies, nebulae and more. Not only will your camera capture the solar flares now, you can also witness them at this observatory. At night, you can see stars, constellations and more hovering in the galaxy right above your head. The Stargate Observatory Bhimtal is the second observatory launched by Starscapes in India. The first one was opened at Kausani, Uttarakhand in 2015. The observatory chain is planning to launch centres in Coorg and Ooty as well.  Uttarakhand’s Benital To Turn Into Astro Village With Large Telescopes & Astronomical Dome For Stargazing

Stargate Observatory Bhimtal

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The Observatory Is Just 3 Km Away From The Bhimtal Lake

In Bhimtal, the observatory sits next to the Hanuman Mandir on the Bhimtal – Naukuchiatal Main Road. It is around 3 kilometres from Bhimtal lake. From Naukuchiatal lake, the observatory is less than a kilometre away. At the Bhimtal observatory, guests can even revel in star parties under the night sky with gourmet food, drinks and more.

Stargate Observatory Bhimtal

Picture Credits: Bhimtal

So skygazers, have you bookmarked this spot already? Meanwhile, here are 5 Stargazing Spots In And Around Dharamshala That Will Leave You Spellbound

 

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