Light Pollution :
Illumination of the night sky by electric lights, as in an urban area,
that interferes with astronomical observation.
Artificial light is essential in our modern society. It
has many uses including illumination of streets, roads and hazardous
areas; for security lighting; to increase the hours of usage for outdoor
sports and recreation facilities, to enhance the appearance of buildings
at night. The increased use of lighting, however, can cause problems.
Light in the wrong place at the wrong time can be intrusive.
Save night skies of India
Have you ever wondered where all the stars have gone? Milky Way galaxy is
just a name in the textbooks, students don’t even realize that its out
there to be seen with naked eyes.
PROJECT DARK SKIES is an effort to bring back the charm of unpolluted star
filled skies back to present generation. It is a dedicated campaign for
better use of lighting/lighting fixtures and other illumination devices
used in our day to day lives, which will lead to efficient use of
electricity and saving of electrical energy which eventually lead to less
load on our natural fuel reserves. Project Dark skies is an initiative of
Each one of us has been fascinated by looking at the
moon and the sky above us. This fascination has now turned into an
International race to inhabit locations and planet other than Earth.
Mankind would soon require people knowledgeable in astronomy to lead it.
The time is not away when there would be an ardent need of space
engineers, space doctors. Every space settlement will have to be a self
reliant society in itself needing settlers to fulfill the roles of space
plumbers to space philosopher. Astronomy would bring a mass revolution our
planet Earth. We at SPACE believe we are preparing the world for the
We are a NGO working in the field of science
popularisation amongst the masses. It is a society registered under Indian
society registration act. It is a team of dedicated and eminent
Astronomers, Science Communicators & Educators. Through astronomy it aims
to spread science and an attitude of rationale questioning and
experimentation amongst children.
The society is a pioneer in introducing astronomy as a
subject in the form of a regular co curricular activity in the Indian
Education system at school level. It conducts clubs, courses and workshops
for school students in various schools. We have trained more than 30000
students in astronomy and are running our clubs in around 130 schools in
Delhi & NCR, Hyderabad, Banglore and Kolkata. The Society also has Space
Nodal Centres across the length and breadth of the nation to popularise