WELCOME TO AFA - Goa

Friends of Astronomy - Goa

The Universe Is Our Playground

Public Astronomical Observatory, Terrace, Junta House, Panaji - Goa

Everyday: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

The Public Astronomical Observatory at Junta House, Panjim

The P.A.O. Panjim was set up by Association of Friends of Astronomy (Goa)in 1990 and is supported by the Department of Science, Technology & Environment (Govt. of Goa). It is the first public observatory to be set up in India. It is voluntarily managed by the members of Association of Friends of Astronomy (Goa) and all activities are funded by the Government.

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OUR ACTIVITIES THROUGHT GOA

Our Telescopes

The Cassegrenian 14 telescope

A complete observational platform that includes an over-sized aperture OTA, the NexStar+ computer hand controller, an updated motorized equatorial mount and tripod, plus an array of accessories to get you set up and observing the Moon, planets, and especially deep-sky subjects like nebulae, galaxies, and star clusters.

10" f/4 Imaging Newtonian Astrograph w/ NEQ6 SkyScan Pro GoTo mount

Our 10" TS Imaging Newtonian TSIMN10s with its fast focal ratio of f/4 is optimized for astro photography and visual rich-field observation also. A large 88mm secondary mirror and the ultrastable 2" Monorail focuser guraantee a visual and photographic field with a minimum amount of vignetting. The mechanical design had optimal stability in mind. The the telescope is made from GSO for Teleskop-Service.

WHAT WE DO

Daily Observation

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Beach Astronomy

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Star Party

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Our team honoured by the President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

OUR CLUBS

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OUR PUBLICATIONS

Gallery

CONTACT INFO

VISIT US

Public Astronomical Observatory, Terrace, Junta House, Panaji - Goa

MAIL US

afagoa@gmail.com

CALL US

+(91)

WORK HOUR

Everyday: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

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