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PAS October 2015 Meeting

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WHAT - PAS Regular Monthly Meeting

WHEN - October 17, 2015; 2-5 pm

WHERE - Miriam College High School

Katipunan Ave, QC

LMC Viewing Rooms 1 and 2

 

 

DIRECTIONS: Please enter Miriam College campus through Gate 2, right across Savemore and footbridge.

Kindly contact Events Chair Hernan Dizon at 09184638951 on or before October 9 to register. Registration is free...

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PAS June meeting

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It was a rainy afternoon last June 27 but still more than 50 persons attended the PAS monthly meeting at the Quezon City Science Interactive Building in Bago Bantay, Quezon City. Participants learned new things from the free lecture given by our BOD Chairman Milo Dacanay.



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Manila Observatory's 150TH Anniversary

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The Philippine Astronomical Society had its tour of the Manila Observatory's (MO) 150th Anniversary Exhibit "Discoveries" last May 23 from 9:30AM to 12 PM.

 

No less than Dr. Obiminda Cambiliza and Dr. Quirino Sugon (MO's research scientists), were our topnotch tour guides assisted by Mariel Templanza.

 

"Discoveries" showcases the beginnings of the Manila Observatory and comprehensively po...

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PAS Overnight Stargazing May 16-17, 2015 at Big Handy's Grounds, Cuyumbay, Tanay

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How can I forget these? The experience, the place, the people, the pets, the Milky Way above our heads, the big breakfast, the bonding - ooooh la la! Simply unforgettable!


* BIG HANDY'S GROUNDS VIDEO IN HERE *


"Dearest PAS family and Co May 1617 co Milkywayers, (FROM ERNIE AND MAY SERRANO)

 

From the soles of my feet to the brims of my tear ducts, THANK YOU for blessing o...

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PAS 3d2n TRIP TO PUERTO GALERA, MINDORO April 24-26, 2015

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FRIDAY APRIL 24 - I thought I was early to arrive at 7:00 AM at the Jam Liner Station in Kamias, but I was surprised to see several members there who arrived 6:30 AM or earlier. According to them, they were too excited to be able to sleep and just had to go to the meeting place early.

 

We took the 8:30 trip to Batangas Port - 16 of us. Love Nufable, who lived at Alabang, was to meet us at the Port for she li...

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American University of Cairo Visit

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by Victoria Evarretta



THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF CAIRO VISIT

 

Did you know that 17 guests from the American University of Cairo, Egypt visited the Philippines for 11 days last April 3 to 11? Yep, they closely coordinated with the Philippine Astronomical Society for their coming.

 

They were particularly interested in the Taal Volcano, the underground cave and El...

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PAS March 2015 Regular Monthly Meeting

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National Astronomy Week 2015

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NAW OPENING DAY FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM OF SCHEDULE

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MORNING

 

7:00-8:00 - Registration

 

8:00-8:30 - Contest Briefing

 

8:30-11:30 - Essay, Poster-Making, Photo-Essay Contests

 

8:30-9:30 - Astro-Quiz Elimination Round (HS and College)

 

9:30-10:00 - Break

 

10:00-11:30 - Astro Quiz Final Round

 

11:30-1:30 - Lunch Break

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January 31, 2015 Observation

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The supposed observation at PAGASA last Jan 17 was cancelled due to Typhoon Amang. Said overnight observation starting 6pm to dawn the next day for Comet Lovejoy, DSOs, and the 5 planets Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mars, Mercury was rescheduled scheduled on January 31 Saturday at MANILA OBSERVATORY roof deck, Ateneo de Manila, Loyola Heights, QC.

 

Following are the comments of the PASers and guests who joined th...

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Mt. Pulag, Comet Lovejoy, and Frozen!

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http://www.philastrosociety.org/features.htm#948559161

100 Years of General Relativity

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Comet Lovejoy

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by John Nassr


After the December 24 tail disconnection, the tail of Comet Lovejoy appears to be brightening again in these two images taken on December 25 and 26 at Stardust Observatory, Baguio City, Philippines.



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Fr. Victor Badillo Passes Away

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The Philippine Astronomical Society deeply mourns the passing away of Fr. Victor Badillo - the much-acclaimed Father of Philippine Astronomy, the PAS great founder, and the PAS unsurpassed president for 20 years.

 

He died on October 26 at 7:33 AM. Wake was held at the Loyola School of...

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We're Everywhere!

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A series of public outreach activities in astronomy education related to environmental concerns are in store these coming months for the Philippine Astronomical Society.

 

Engr. Camilo Dacanay, PAS BOD Chairman, has been invited to lecture at Sagada, Mt. Province on November 7, 2014, together with other Eco-Naturalist resource speakers. He will discuss the topic "The Science Behind Our Ecology As We Know It" ...

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PAS Educational Trip

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The Philippine Astronomical Society will have an educational trip for PASers and guests to the National Museum (MUSEUM OF THE FILIPINO PEOPLE) and the NM Planetarium this coming Saturday October 25.

 

FINAL SCHEDULE

 

12 NN - 12:30 PM - Assembly at Museum of the Filipino People main en...

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Orionid Meteor Shower Observation

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UPCOMING PAS EVENT!! This event is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Manila Observatory roof deck from 8pm on October 18 to 6am on October 19.

 

An excellent year for this shower because there will be only a slim crescent moon in the sky during the shower’s peak hours. These meteors stem from the most famous of all comets, Comet Halley. They’ll become visible in their greatest n...

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Urban Observation Invitation

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The PAS Shirt

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The front design focuses the PAS logo superimposed on the symbolic Sun and shows the website address for all details re the Society. Orange represents the Sun's color and symbolizes the fervor, strength, dedication, and service of the Philippine Astronomical Society in its free astronomical outreach to the public...

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