Astronomy is such a fascinating subject that attracts not only students but also layman and amateurs. Curiosity to understand the subjects is very common in all age groups. Historically, Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences concerned with the study of planets, stars, galaxies & other celestial objects and phenomena. From time immemorial the night sky has fascinated many cultures in the past including the Indians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Chinese & the Greeks and it continues to fascinate us even today.
Vigyan Prasar is engaged in the popularization of Astronomy at national level through various means. Since its formation Vigyan Prasar had procured many astronomical instruments, conducted many astronomy awareness programmes and developed numbers of resource material on astronomy.