A panoramic view with beautiful Sahyadri mountains covering all 360 degrees of your vision. This village offers a unique & rustic experience that will help you press the refresh button from your busy city life. If you're looking to unwind under the stars and camp along with some fun stargazing activities; this is the place to be.
Star parties at Dehaene are a camping & stargazing experience that celebrates the scenic beauty and the clear dark skies! Observe the deep-sky objects like Planets, Nebulae's, Galaxies, Globular Cluster, Open Clusters, Double Stars through the Telescopes.
Adult- 1800/ person
Children(age 5 yrs- 11 yrs)- 1500/ Person
Cost will include
Overnight stargazing charges.
Evening snacks on reaching the site, Midnight Maggie
Two times Tea, Drinking water.
Breakfast for next morning before leaving the site
Stay facility in the tent (three sharing).
Cost won't include
Transportation (Rs. 300 rupees extra for transportation between Asangaon stn. and Dehaene Village)
Anything which is not mentioned in the above.
Reach Asangaon station by 4:00 pm.
4:00 6:00 pm: Head towards the Dehene Village.
6:00 7:00 pm: Evening snacks & Tea
7:30 7:45 pm: Orientation and Introduction to the night sky
7:45 8:45 pm: Constellation Stories
8:45 10:00 pm: Viewing through the telescope
10:00 11:00 pm: Dinner Break
11:00 12:30 am: Fun Activity
12:30 1:00 am: Bonfire & Cosmic discussions
1:00 2:30 am: Live music & midnight Maggi
2:30 3:00 am: Constellation Stories 2
3:00 4:00 am: Telescope viewing
4:00 7:00 am: Break time (Enjoy sleeping in the tent)
7:00 8:00 am: Breakfast
8:30 am: Leave for Asangaon station
This itinerary and Stargazing are subject to clear skies in case the skies get cloudy the organizer may not be able to do much and a refund will not be possible.
This being said, keep your fingers crossed for clear skies.
Carry your id proof like aadhaar card, pan card,driving license.
Carry warm clothes (jackets, sweaters, shawl). The temperature considerably drops during the night time.
The farm is close to the forest area so please wear socks and shoes if possible.
Carry a torch, you will need it in the dark. Also, don't forget to cover it with red cellophane paper (gelatin paper).
We will advise you to carry some snacks and soft drinks since you won't be able to buy anything around the field. Please carry a drinking water bottle, you will be able to refill the water.
Carry your medication and mosquito repellent cream.
Carry a Diary and Pen in case you would want to make note of things.
For Astrophotography, the participants should bring in their own DSLR Camera, Tripod, Remote, Charger, Extra Battery, and Intervalometer. Astrophotography will include star trails and landscape milky way photography.
Drinking and smoking in the observation field are strictly prohibited.
You are expected to reach Asangaon station by 5:00 pm.
We have a provision for separate washrooms for males & females.
This is an edutainment program. All are requested to maintain the spirit of the program and co-operate. No unruly behavior toward fellow participants will be tolerated.
A parking facility for private vehicles is available.
No one should wander off the field. Do not visit the forest area on your own even during the day time.
Any kind of misbehavior which causes a disturbance to other participants will not be tolerated and immediate action will be taken against the person or the group.
Prior Registration and payment are compulsory for all the participants.
You will be responsible for your personal belongings. If you are carrying telescopes, binoculars, tripods stands, camera, etc., then please be careful with your own equipment. We will help you with setting the instruments if you require it.
Smoking and Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited in the field. Drunken participants will be asked to leave the field immediately. The organizers reserve the right to remove offending participants from the field.
Stargazing Mumbai is not liable in any form for any kind of medical emergencies during the event.
How To Reach
Public transport: People traveling by public transport can reach Asangaon station by central railway. We will have a bus ready near the station to take you to Dehene Village. You are expected to reach the Asangaon Station between 4:00 pm
Private vehicle: People traveling by private vehicle can use google map to reach our location. or Take Mumbai- Nashik Highway straight up to Shahapur- from Shahapur Take left for Shahapr- Dolkhamb Road- Shenave Village- Left from Shenve for Dolkhamb Road- Dehaene Village