Astrophoto Exhibit of UP Astronomical Society

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Astrophotography exhibit at the National Institute of Physics in UP Diliman on February 17-20, 2015, as part of the 2015 National Astronomy Week (NAW) celebration of the UP Astronomical Society. The exhibit featured photos taken by members of the organization. Three of my astronomy photos (Orion Nebula, Venus Transit, and an eclipse photo) were included in the exhibit. The Philippines celebrates NAW every third week of February each year.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

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Astro-imaging in Antipolo (March 29, 2014)

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Imaging the night sky in Antipolo, Philippines, last March 29-30, 2014 with fellow astrophotography enthusiasts. I was able to visually observe some Messier objects near Sagittarius, along with the Milky Way, which is now well-placed in the southern horizon at around 3-4 am. I will be posting  images soon. For previous observations, click here.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

Interview with GMA 7 ‘AHA!’

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TV interview on astrophotography aired on March 2, 2014

I had an interview with GMA 7 on imaging planets, galaxies, and nebula using a telescope, as part of a feature on various types of photography. The segment was aired last March 2, 2014, at AHA!, a science and technology program hosted by Drew Arellano.

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UP OPTICS Astrophotography Workshop

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Image Credit: UP OPTICS

The UP Photography Society (UP OPTICS), a duly recognized photography organization of the University of the Philippines-Diliman, will be holding an Astrophotography Workshop as part of the UP OPTICS Photography Workshop Series 2014.

The workshop will be held on March 12, 2014, at 6-8 pm (venue will be announced later) and is open for both UP students and non-UP participants. Learn the basics skills in astrophotography and find out how to capture the Milky Way using just an entry-level DSLR!

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Astrophoto Exhibit at the Nido Science Discovery Center

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Astrophotography Exhibit at the Nido Science Discovery Center at the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City, as part of the 2012 National Astronomy Week celebration. The exhibit featured photos taken by members of the Philippine Astronomical Society. My photo of M42 was placed at the bottom row, second from left. Photo Credit: Nico Mendoza

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A Visit to John Nassr’s Observatory

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A visit to John Nassr’s 16-inch telescope at his Stardust Observatory in Baguio! Sir John is a world-famous astrophotographer and his home-built telescope N16 shown here is the country’s most advanced and most powerful imaging setup. (From left to right: Anthony Urbano, Cristina Flores, and John Nassr) December 2012

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