Asteroid Search Campaign
The students of the Astronomy club have brought laurels to the school by registering their name in the preliminary Main Belt Asteroid Discovery Campaign-2017-Phase-I. Two students of our school [Daksh Arora –Class VIII-C & Saumanyu Dhingra – Class VIII-B] discovered five asteroids in the All India Asteroid Search Campaign 2017. It was among 289 discoveries worldwide by students.
Aanchal Singla of Class XII [Session 2016-17] participated in Asteroid Search Campaign. She made three discoveries in the campaign. She was selected for the next level of campaign to be held at Astroport – in Tehla, Sariska (Rajasthan) which is located just 5 kms away from Sariska National Park in Rajasthan, Astroport Sariska is the first-of-its-kind, astronomy resort in India. Budding astronomers are sent there for their research work . The second level of this discovery has already started .