Astrophysical Observatory, Kodaikanal

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  • The Observatory at Kodaikanal is worth visiting. One would be surprised to know that this observatory is one of the oldest in the world and is well known for the research on the Sun. Kodaikanal observ...  more »
  • We had the good fortune of meeting with Dr Ebe, who heads the institute. He brought us around, gave an introduction to the observatory and then the very competent staff took us around the telescopes. ...  more »
  • After a pleasant walk we reached the visitors room where they showed the different phenomena of light and astronomy and instruments and posters of different facts . A learning experience. The person t...  more »

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