Stargazing at Big Handy’s Grounds

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Our tent and telescope, with the Milky Way at the background! Captured on June 27, 2015 at Big Handy’s Grounds, Tanay, Rizal, using a Canon 450D DSLR, 18-55 mm kit lens set at 18 mm, ISO 1600, f/3.5 at 30 sec exposure. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

Located just 50 km east of Manila, Big Handy’s Grounds offers skies dark enough for serious stargazing sessions. The photo above shows our tent and telescope, with the Milky Way at the background, captured on June 27, 2015 using a typical DSLR camera and a kit lens.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

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Stargazing with UP AstroSoc

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Stargazing session with members and aspiring applicants of the University of the Philippines Astronomical Society at the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory in UP Diliman

Last night’s stargazing activity highlights the Astro-Imaging Group’s first imaging session for 2013, and the field observation and hands-on astrophotography work of aspiring applicants of the organization. Since 2005, the Astro-Imaging Group (AIG) has served as the group behind every featured astronomy photo produced by the organization. For previous observations, click here.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

Stargazing with PLUS: The Art Collective (May 11, 2012)

I was one of the four volunteer amateur astronomers who facilitated the stargazing with PLUS: The Art Collective.

Outreach stargazing with the ‘PLUS: The Art Collective’ (May 11, 2012)

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)