As part of the 2012 World Space Week celebration, the Philippine Astronomical Society in cooperation with the University of Santo Tomas (UST) conducted a stargazing session at the UST Grand Stand on October 5, 2012. More than 60 participants attended the astronomy lecture and stargazing session.

World Space Week 2012 with the Philippine Astronomical Society in collaboration with the University of Santo Tomas

Members and guests of the Philippine Astronomical Society pose for a group shot (left to right): Joseph Vermont Bandoy, Pecier Decierdo, Bam Sun, Edmund Rosales, Ian Mark Allas, Edward Von Delelis, Hernan Dizon, Margie Parinas, and Anthony Urbano

Astronomical observations are geared towards sharing astronomy with the general public.  It is free and is open to everyone! Take a look at our previous observations. You may join scheduled observations, or you may even request one for your school! Send me a note at eteny@nightskyinfocus.com.

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