SPACE celebrated GAM at Jantar Mantar, Delhi by organising public outreach programmes and taking readings at variuos instruments. Students from Delhi Public School, Dwarka and Our Lady of Fatima, Gurgaon took the readings of sun's position at Jantar Mantar. They also found the local noon by observing the shadow movement of samrat yantra and as the date was close to being at 0 min correction for the equation of time, it was a new experience for them to see that the local noon at delhi was at 12:22and if you do a correction for longitude, you arrive at 12'o clock.
C B Devgun
Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators
National Coordinator, India, World Space Week