- Sky Watch programme entitled 'Know Your Stars' on 1st March 2020  |   - 'Ask an Astronomer' on 1st March 2020  |   - Workshop for college students on 28th Feb 2020 on account of 'National Science Day'  |   - Due to problems with the BSNL, the landlines of the planetarium are out of order. Public can reach office on 9448709066 only during office hours.

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE)

Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE) is devoted to science popularisation and non formal science education. In addition to administering Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, BASE has established a Science Centre in the Planetarium. The Science Centre serves as a nucleus for non-formal science education at all levels.

Show Schedule :
Our Solar System
English at 12:30 pm Kannada at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm
Celestial Fireworks
Kannada : 3:30 pm, English : 4:30 pm
Additional show only on Sundays:
Dawn of Space Age
English at 10.30 am Kannada at 11:30 am

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Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is located at the heart of the city; it is only 2km from the city railway station and about 1.5km from the cantonment railway station.

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Science Education

One of the primary objectives of BASE is to impart quality science education at all levels that identify and nurture creative talents in science students to enable them to pursue career in research and teaching.

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Science Popularisation

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru reopens after its temporary closure for renovation in March, 2016 the planetarium a more joyful and stimulating experience.

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Useful Info.

On 9th January 2017, the bright star Rohini will be covered by the Moon for about half an hour from 6.30 pm to 7 pm. People may enjoy the sight with telescopes or even with naked eye.

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Videos of Special Lectures