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Astro tourism: Jaipur’s astronomical observatory will develop soon

Many initiatives were taken to boost tourism in Rajasthan.

Jaipur: India’s first and only chain of observatories, Starscapes recently announced its plans to launch an astronomical observatory. The type of this observatory will be permanent state-of-the-art. If this plan is successful, Astro tourism will get a great head start in Jaipur. The scope of tourism will also be boosted after the observatory is launched. People will be able to carry out proper research in this observatory. Also, one major included profit will be that this observatory will have all the major equipment needed for: stargazing, observation, and astrophotography.

A Mobile Stargate Observatory was recently set up by the firm and it gained a lot of popularity in Pink city. The Response was so awesome that it made the startup think about installing a permanent observatory in Pink city. The upcoming observatory in Jaipur will be set and built at an accurate geographical location that will not be far from the tourist attractions and hotspots like Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, and Jal Mahal, among other popular places.

Bhimtal, Uttarakhand: Second observatory

Also, the firm has not stopped with its first observatory and has already launched its second public observatory in Uttarakhand. This second observatory is located in Bhimtal and it is named ‘Stargate Observatory Bhimtal’. The easiest way to reach this observatory is through all the major tourist spots present. This observatory is also a perfect weekend getaway for all the Delhiites as it is only a seven hours drive from Delhi.

This comes as great news for all Astro tourism lovers. The enthusiasts can now also be a part of some crazy Astro activities that include sun observations, an audiovisual show of the night sky, and a stargazing safar, if we end up naming some. There are more activities, of course, that can be taken up.

“Our state-of-the-art equipment for observations along with in-depth sessions that will happen with our in-house experts will surely help Tourists will be able to rediscover the universe in a much better way with our state-of-the-art equipment for observations. The in-depth sessions conducted with our in-house experts will also be something to look forward to”, said Paul Savio, CEO, and Co-Founder of Starscapes.

Initially, the firm launched its first observatory in Uttrakhand, in Kausani.


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