Solar Observation Program
The Solar Observation Program (SOP) of Rizal Technological University is a research program I initiated in the summer of S.Y. 2012-2013. It was created to improve the scientific capabilities of the students in the BS Astronomy Technology Program of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences. The program was later renamed as Solar Observation and Research Program (SORP) by the department in the second semester of 2014, then Solar Monitoring Guild in the first semester of 2015. The SOP means to develop the skills and knowledge of solar observers as well as contribute to science through data gathering, archiving, and distribution. The SOP conducts morphological and statistical studies of the Sun.
Reuel Norman Marigza, Jr.