Stargazing with AstroCon participants

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Stargazing with some of the participants of UP Astronomical Society’s 2015 Astronomy Convention held on November 7-9, 2015 in Olongapo City, Zambales. Photo Credit: Miguel Bacaoco

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

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Sidewalk Astronomy at Rizal Park on October 10, 2015

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Sidewalk Astronomy on October 10, 2015, at Rizal Park (Luneta). For inquiries, please contact the UP Astronomical Society.

In celebration of the 2015 World Space Week, the UP Astronomical Society (UP AstroSoc) will be holding a free public stargazing event called Sidewalk Astronomy at Rizal Park (Luneta) on October 10, 2015, from 3:30 – 8:30 pm. By bringing astronomy to the sidewalk, participants get a chance to see some celestial objects through various telescopes (weather permitting) and learn more about astronomy topics such as constellations, solar system, space exploration, and many others.

UP AstroSoc regularly holds outreach events geared towards broadening the awareness, interest, knowledge, and understanding of astronomy among students and the general public. For inquiries, please contact the UP Astronomical Society.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

Astronomy Convention this November

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For more information, please send an email to upastrosociety@gmail.com.

The University of the Philippines Astronomical Society will be holding an astronomy convention on November 7-9, 2015, with the theme Exploring the Wonders of the Cosmos. Lectures and workshops on various astronomy-related topics, as well as an actual stargazing experience and use of astronomical equipment (such as telescopes) will be covered in the 3-day event. The event is open to high school teachers and students.

For more details regarding the event, please send an email to upastrosociety@gmail.com or proceed directly the event’s webpage.

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DZUP Radio Interview on Rosetta Mission

Radio interview at DZUP during the Go Teacher Go’s September 3, 2015 episode entitled Landing on a Comet: The Rosetta Mission. Thanks to the UP Astronomical Society especially to Ms. Aya Galaroza, Ms. Trizzia Michelle Tiwaquen, and Ms. Rheanne Odessa Jimeno for serving as the program’s resource speaker. Go Teacher Go is the recipient of the 22nd KBP Golden Dove Awards Best Science and Technology Program.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

Stargazing with Bagong Pag-asa Elementary School

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Stargazing session with Bagong Pag-asa Elementary School, Quezon City, on February 23, 2015, as part of the UP Astronomical Society’s 2015 National Astronomy Week celebration. Students listened to lectures about the Constellations and the Solar System, and viewed the moon and some planets (such as Jupiter, Venus, and Mars) through powerful telescopes. More than 200 grade school students along with their parents and teachers attended the event. For previous observations, click here.

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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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)

Total Lunar Eclipse observation featured at Aksyon TV 5

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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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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)