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Center for Promotion of Astronomical Science


Center for Promotion of Astronomical Science (CPAS) is a center for star gazing located at the picturesque Manora Peak. This is a joint project of the Tourism Development Corporation of Kumaon and the Uttaranchal State Observatory of Nainital. The main objective of CPAS is to educate tourists through exhibitions and lectures. With a view to create interest towards the COSMOS, the center has designed various star-gazing capsules and slide-shows. Star watching facilities are available from 18 30 to 20 15 hrs. Pant Nagar Airport is 70 km from here and the nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Nainital
Location: Nainital    


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