Virtual Celebration of Astronomy Day 2021

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Vadodara (AAAV) in associated with Gujarat Nature Conservation Society Vadodara (GNCS) Celebrating Astronomy Day 2021 on 15th May 2021 Virtually. We have organized some activities to participate by Members, Students, and anyone in Vadodara to Participate. Here are the details of the Activity:

Essay Competition:
An essay competition arrange for all interested people in Astronomy, Participants have to Register For the competition on the link given below, after registration you will get an email confirming your participation and Participants ID.

  • you can write an essay in any of 3 languages English, Hindi, and Gujarati with more than 500 words and less than 750 words, subject of the Essay is ” Impact of COVID-19 in Astronomy”.
  • Participants have to submit their entry on Submit entry page (link given below) on or before 13th May 2021, Only Word or PDF is allowed, and the file name must be yourname_your participant ID ( for e.g if your name is Suresh and your ID is AD2021_01 your file name will be suresh_ad2021_01.pdf)

The competition is divided into 4 Category,

  1. Students of Class 5 to 8,
  2. Students of Class 9 to 12,
  3. Students of College and University up to age 24.
  4. Any other person above age 24 and does not fall in the above 3 categories.

Students below Class 5 are not allowed for this Competition.

Drawing Competition:
Open for All Drawing Competition divided into 4 categories, Participants have to Register For the competition on the link given below, after registration you will get an email confirming your participation and Participants ID.

  • The topic of the Drawing Competition is “Astronomy Event I like the most” once your drawing is ready upload it on or  before 13th May 2021 on Submit Entry page (link given below) along with your Participants ID
  • Drawing must be in JPEG or PDF format and the file name must be yourname_your participant ID ( for e.g if your name is Suresh and your ID is AD2021_01 your file name will be suresh_ad2021_01.jpg)

The competition is divided into 4 Category,

  1. Students up to Class 8,
  2. Students of Class 9 to 12,
  3. Students of College and University up to age 24.
  4. Any other person above age 24 and does not fall in the above 3 categories.

Quiz Competition:
Open of All online Quiz, live on the website on 15th May between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm link to participate in the quiz will be shared on or before quiz live time on registered email id. Participants have to Register For the competition on the link given below, after registration you will get an email confirming your participation and Participants ID.

A common rule for both Essay and Drawing competition is it is unique writing by the participant only and not copied from elsewhere, find of copy will be rejected from the competition. It need not have to be more creative or more scientific but both Values of language and Astronomy should be cover.

  • Register Here before 14th May 2021
  • Submit Entry to contact@aaavadodara.org before 15th May 2021.

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The Amateur Astronomers Association of Vadodara (AAAV) working in the field of Popularizing Astronomy and Scientific Study of Astronomy in Vadodara city for 26years. Members of AAAV and Astronomy Lovers of Vadodara Meet Every Sunday throughout the year and discuss new topics of Astronomy.

Apart of our Regular meetings on Sunday we organize some special Events for Astronomical Observation for public like Sidewalks, Astronomy week, star parties and 3 week Workshop during year. We have some special Program like “Reaching to unreached”, by this program we travel to remote place and interior villages with telescope and presentation to teach astronomy, we have special program for Schools during winter months we deliver lecture to different schools followed by Night sky Observation.
Apart from Popularizing Activities we also in to Scientific study of Astronomy phenomenon like Eclipses, Occultation’s, Variable Star Observation, Meteor Observation, comet Study, Solar Study, Astro-Photography, Satellite Watch etc; and Associated with International Organization Like IMO, BBA, ALPO for Data Sharing and Reporting. Each Program has it’s own definition and Module to Make it successful and it is working effectively so far. And all our works and Program including Membership Program is FREE of cost.