Astronomy in the Philippines

The following is a directory to best describe the current state and nature of astronomy work in the country (added to the best of my knowledge).

Directory of Philippine Professional Astronomers
Largest Telescopes in the Philippines (14" up)
Some Remarkable Filipino Amateur Astronomers
Philippine Planetariums
Filipino Astronomy Blogs

Astronomy Publications

Academic Organizations
UP Astronomical Society [ FB Gmail Web ]
University of the Philipines - Los Baños Astronomical Society [ FB Gmail Blogger]
Rizal Technological University Astronomy Society [ FB Blogger ]
Mindanao State University - Marawi Astronomy Club [ FB ]
Bataan Peninsula State University Astronomical Society [ FB ]
University of Santo Tomas Applied Physics Society [ FB Gmail ]
Junior Philippine Physics Society [ FB ]
Organization of New Era Students of Astronomy [ FB ]
New Era Astronomy & Engineers Club [ FB ]
UP Baguio Astronomical Society [ FB ]
PNU Astronomical Society [ FB ]
IAU Astronomical Society [ FB ]

PUP LHS Astronomy, Science, and  Technological Research Association [ FB ]
Bedan's Society for Young Astronomers [ FB ]
Judenite's Astronomical Organization [ FB ]
Astronomy and Physics Society of St. Edward Integrated School [ FB ] 
PSHS Astronomical Society [ FB ]
ISCAG School Astronomy Club [ FB ]
EAC Polaris [ FB ]

Academic Institutions
Rizal Technological University Department of Earth and Space Sciences
  • Programs Offered:
    • BS Astronomy Technology
    • Graduate Diploma in Astronomy
    • MS Astronomy
  • Solar Program
  • Astro-Meteo Division 
  • Center for Astronomy Research and Development
New Era University

Government institutions with astronomy and space science related functions.

Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
  • Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)
  • Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD)
    • Science and Technology Coordinating Council - Committee on Space Science Technology Applications (STCC-COSTA)
    • PCIEERD along with MO
  • Science Education Institute (SEI)
    •  Philippine Space Science Education Program (PSSEP)
      • SEI PSSEP hosts the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Water Rocket Launching Competition and the local celebration of the World Space Week
National Museum Planetarium (NMP)
National Space Development Program (NSDP)
UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (NISMED)

Non-Academic/Private/Commercial Organizations and Institutions
Andromeda Mobile Planetarium (AMP)
Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP)
Astronomy Enthusiasts Society

Cebu Amateur Astronomers Association (CA3)
Guild for Astronomy Innovation and Advancement (GAIA)
Kagitingan Sidewalk Astronomers (link)
League of Young Night Xplorers (LYNX)
Manila Observatory (MO)
Manila Street Astronomers (MSA)
NCeries (link)
Nightgazers (link)
Philippine Astronomical Society (PAS)
Philippine Science Centrum (PSC)
Philippine Space (link)
Regulus Spacetech (link)
Stardust Observatory (link)
The Mind Museum (TMM)
The Park Astronomers (link)
The Reaching Astronomer Student Team (TRAST)
Voyager (link)

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