Monday, February 13, 2012

NAW Schedules

Presidential Proclamation No.130 declares that the 3rd week of February be celebrated as the National Astronomy Week. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a common theme for this national event. Each astronomy related group will be focusing on a different theme.

Here are some of the activities in relation to the NAW:

[Viewing the Sky… Enhancing our Knowledge!]

  • Free Planetarium Show
    • First-come, first serve basis.
  • Stargazing Sessions
    • 7:00PM every night at the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory, UP Compound, Diliman, Quezon City.
  • Star Party contest
    • 24 Feb at 3:00 P.M. until dawn at the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory,

Philippine Astronomical Society
[Building Quality Astronomy Education Through Local and International Collaboration for Filipino Scientific Excellence]
  • Astronomy Competitions
    • 18 Feb, National Museum Planetarium
  •  Public Lectures and Stargazing
    • 20Feb, National Museum Planetarium
  •  Astronomy and Astrophysics Symposium 1
    • 22 Feb, De La Salle University
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Symposium 2
    • 25 Feb, SDC-MOA

Astronomical League of the Philippines 

[2012 - The Real Deal; NAW-PAC2012]
  • Opening Ceremony
    • Film showing, Planetarium Show, Lectures
    • 19 Feb, National Museum Planetarium
    • Free public viewing, Rajah Solayman Park
  • Free Public Viewing
    • 24 Feb, Astrocamp Observatory, SM-MOA
  • Closing Ceremony
    • Lectures, Free Public Viewing
    • 25 Feb, Rizal Technological University

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