Nationwide, 29th November, 2023: Vaatalya treats cosmic enthusiasts and stargazers to witness a celestial masterpiece set against the breathtaking Himalayan backdrop above 6,500 sq ft above sea level. This December, the annual Geminids Meteor Shower graces the 360-degree Himalayan sky, offering a mesmerizing cosmic spectacle. Moreover, celestial beauty at Vaatalya extends beyond a single event. New moon nights illuminate the Milky Way, and full moon rises are nothing short of amazing.
The Geminid meteor shower is a celestial ballet that occurs when Earth passes through the remnants of an asteroid, creating a captivating display of shooting stars from the Gemini constellation. This enchanting event takes place in December, with its peak offering a dazzling meteor show featuring approximately 120 shooting stars per hour, continuing for an impressive 5 to 6 hours.
At the heart of this celestial wonderland lies Vaatalya’s PLANETARIUM SKY, where Vaatalya offers an unparalleled cosmic experience, positioning itself at the forefront of the rapidly emerging astro tourism industry, blending travel with the wonders of astronomy. New moon nights reveal the Milky Way, while full moon rises captivate your senses.
Aditya Sharma, Community Director, Vaatalya says, “Vaatalya’s commitment to showcasing celestial events like the Geminid Meteor Shower is part of our mission to provide an immersive astro-tourism experience. Our focus remains on offering you the opportunity to connect with the cosmos and gain a deeper understanding of the universe.”
Geminids Meteor Shower Experience: December 12th to 15th, 2023
Vaatalya proudly collaborates with experienced astronomers and astrophotographers, providing deep insights into the world of astronomy and astrophotography. These professionals will guide you through the night sky, interpreting the meteor shower’s peak on the night of December 13th. Picture this: over a hundred shooting stars illuminating the night sky with dazzling lights, all witnessed from a mountain top that offers a planetarium-like view of the cosmos.
Astronomy enthusiasts understand the significance of meteor showers and how specific places on Earth offer clear views of these cosmic events. Vaatalya stands as one such unique location where you can witness the wonders of the universe unfold before your eyes.
Join us at Vaatalya, where the cosmos comes alive, and the night sky becomes your canvas for exploration and wonder. To join this program, visit our website and register. Please await our call, as Vaatalya operates as an invite-only retreat, ensuring an exclusive and transformative experience like no other.