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The UP NISMED Observatory presents Buwan at Bituin, a free public stargazing event that will surely bring out the astronomer in you! See the craters of the Moon through a telescope and learn fascinating stories about the stars. Don’t miss this wonderful chance to visit one of the country’s most powerful telescopes. Spend a fun-filled night with your family and friends under the moon and the stars!

Buwan at Bituin UP NISMED Observatory Open House December 5, 2014, Friday, 7-11 pm Quirino Avenue corner Velasquez Street, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City Telephone No. (02) 981-8500 loc 3901-3910

Buwan at Bituin, UP NISMED Observatory Open House. December 5, 2014, Friday, 7-11 pm, Quirino Avenue corner Velasquez Street, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City. Telephone No. (02) 981-8500 loc 3901-3910

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Sunspot AR 2192_Oct26_2014_full_disc

Image of the active region (AR) 2192 sunspot group on October 26, 2014. This image was taken using a Sky-Watcher 4-in f/9 refractor fitted with a Baader Neutral Density (ND) 5.0 solar filter, Kenko NES mount, Canon 450D DSLR, 1/4000 sec exp, IS0 200. Quezon City, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

Sunspot AR 2192_Oct26_2014

Image of the active region (AR) 2192 sunspot group on October 26, 2014. This image was taken using a Sky-Watcher 4-in f/9 refractor fitted with a Baader Neutral Density (ND) 5.0 solar filter, Kenko NES mount, Philips SPC900NC/00 web camera, UV-IR filter. Quezon City, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

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Total Lunar Eclipse observation with the UP Astronomical Society featured at AKSYON TV Channel 5, aired October 8, 2014

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Total Lunar Eclipse as observed from Quezon City, Philippines on October 8, 2014. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow, during instances when the Sun, the Earth, and the moon are in alignment. The deep red hue of the moon is caused by sunlight refracted by the Earth’s atmosphere where most of the blue light has already been scattered, leaving only the red light to fall on to the moon’s surface. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano. For more images lunar eclipse images, click here.

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Lunar Eclipse 8 October 2014

Total Lunar Eclipse, 8 October 2014, visible from anywhere in the Philippines

UP NISMED shares info about tonight’s total lunar eclipse.

Related link: Total Lunar Eclipse photo captured from Quezon City, Philippines

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