Night sky tourism takes-off in Jaipur

Source : IANS 2021-01-25 20:23:15

Rajasthan has launched the unique night sky tourism in Jaipur that will be free of cost.

State Minister of Arts and Culture, B.D. Kalla, in the presence of Chief Secretary Niranjan Arya, launched the project on Thursday aimed at garnering more tourists into the desert state.

The Department of Science and Technology will focus on specific astronomical events that happen from time to time.

The immediate line-up is:

*Tourists will be shown the Moon from Jawahar Kala Kendra on the day.

*Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury will be shown from Jantar Mantar on February 11.

*Albert Hall will show Jupiter and Mercury conjunctions on March 5.

*Mercury will be shown from Amber Fort May 17.

*On May 26, Amber Durg will show the biggest moon of the year 2021.

*Venus will be shown from Albert Hall on July 3.