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Sitaram Nagar, Velachery, Chennai - 42
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ALL INDIA ASTEROID SEARCH CAMPAIGN (AIASC) 2018
Event Start Date : 19/06/2018 Event End Date 19/06/2018

"ALL INDIA ASTEROID SEARCH CAMPAIGN (AIASC) 2018"

TRAINING PROGRAMME ON 19TH  JUNE 2018

D.A.V.P.S Chennai, made yet another remarkable attempt in moulding the students’ extraordinary talents in the field of Science and Technology. It is all about "All India Asteroid Search Campaign (AIASC) -2018" (Phase 1), organised by SPACE in collaboration with International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC), Texas, USA. Our school is one among the seven participant schools to take part in this prestigious search campaign.

Prithwinraj R.M. (IX-B) and Kesav Ram .S (IX-E) from our school were selected for the contest to locate asteroids in space and were trained by SPACE Educators Ms.Manalee and  Mr. Venkatasai. The training session had its venue at Lalaji Memorial Omega International School (LMOIS), Kolapakkam on 19 June 2018. The session began at 9:30 a.m. and was presided over by Shri. Bhavanishankar Subramanian, Senior Principal , LMOIS. The programme commenced with the installation of a special software ‘ASTROMETRICA’ and continued with the practise and query hours . The session got over by 1:40 p.m. The training enhanced students confidence and helped them to handle the software in a user-friendly way. The students will start locating the asteroids in space from 6th July to 3rd August 2018. This is an ‘ONLINE CONTEST’.  School wishes the students a very good luck.

                                

                                  The  Chief Guest's  Address                                                                           Installation of ''ASTROMETRICA''

                                   

                                        Students Practicing Data Sets                                                        Students interacting with the Educator