Astrophotographer Nilesh Vayada has interacted widely with eminent professional and amateur astronomers all over the country and been widely covered by the media. His reputation to share as much information as possible has made him the darling of the media. Whenever there is an interesting event in the sky, the media are quick to capture his views, bytes and pictures.

Publications

> Article for Bhabha Atomic Research Center
[Article in Hindi, year 1987]

> Nightfall on a Sunny Morning [Handbook on Total Solar Eclipse, 1995, Co-Author – Nilesh Vayada]

> Report of Total Solar Eclipse 24th October 1995 from Eastern India Barkakana

> Observers Planner 1997

> Planetary Guide

Media

> Stars Stuck
[ February 11, 2008, The Indian Express]

> Virat Saathe Anupam tadatmya
[ November 12, 1995, Janmabhoomi Pravasi ]

> Popular genres of photography
[ June 2007, Better Photography Magazine ]

> My Best Shot
[ March 2007, Better Photography Magazine ]

> Mangal: kitne door, kitne paas
[ August 29, 2003, Janmabhoomi Pravasi ]

> The Last Word
[ June 2006, CHIP Magazine ]

> Total Solar Eclipse: Jayant Narlikar
[ October 21, 1995, The Times of India ]

> Lions’ Club newsletter
[ July , 1993, Bombay Uptowner ]

> Garv karo aa Gujaratiyo par
[ July 13, 2009, Gujarati Mid-Day ]

> Comet by the tail
[ November 20, 1992, Mid-Day ]

> Deshatil sarvat mothya durbiniche ravivari udghatan
[ May 14, 1994, Samna ]

> Doomsday comet visible from city
[ March 24, 2011, hindustantimes.com ]

> Bharatatil mothi durbin udhghatanasathi sajj!
[ May 14, 1994, Loksatta ]

> City Briefs
[ April 14, 1992, The Afternoon]

> Astronomers’ trip to observe comet
[ May 17, 1990, The Times Of India ]

> And you thought all you had to do was point and shoot?
[ November 20008, timesoutmumbai.net ]

> Reach for the skies
[ March 24, 2011, hindustantimes.com ]

Achievements

> Best Photograph National Award by Vigyan Prasar August 1996

> Best Photograph National Award by Vigyan Prasar August 1996

> Messier's - 110

> Invitation from Department of Science & Technology

> Basic Course on Astronomy