Astronomy is the branch of science which deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole. Astronomy is applied and is essential in the field of agriculture, sea and space navigation, time keeping etc., Astronomy has contributed comprehensively to the advancement of the society in many ways.
In order to instill in the minds of the students the amazing facts about the cosmos and to enrich their knowledge on Astronomy and its importance, the Astronomy club was inaugurated in our College. The Astronomy club of St. Joseph’s College had its inception on 19.07.2012. The club was inaugurated by Dr. T. M. Alagiriswamy Raju, Project Director, Anna Science Centre, Planetarium, Trichy.
1. Visit to the planetarium.
2. Sky observations.
3. Endowment lectures and special talks.
Rev. Dr. M. Arockiasamy Xavier, SJ - Principal & Chairman
Dr. A. Praveen - Coordinator
Dr. G. Samuel
Ms. J. Mercy Arokia Rani
Mr. P. Joyal Roy
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