NATIONAL ASTRONOMY WEEK 2021

Innovations and Development of Philippine Astronomy Under the New Normal

As declared by former Philippine president, Fidel V. Ramos, through Proclamation No. 130, the third week of February is known as the National Astronomy Week. Along with PAGASA, Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc. or PAS has actively promoted the field of Astronomy since 1993. Through their series of free lectures, stargazing camps, and competitions for elementary and high school students, the Filipino youth have gained a better understanding of our planet Earth and the universe.


Now, in its 28th year of celebration, Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc., invites you to participate in the various online activities and lectures that will surely deepen your knowledge about our universe.

CONTESTS

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Opening Ceremonies Astrophotography and Astronomy Video Exhibit

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Webinar Series: The Cosmos, the Nobel Prize, and Us with Dr. Jose Perico Esguerra of the National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman

  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Q&A and Awarding of Certificate

Day 1 - February 14

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  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Webinar Series: Light Buckets (A Lecture on Telescopes) with Christian Noel Cantero of the Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc.

  • 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Q&A

Day 2 - February 15

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  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Webinar Series: Astronomy Lecture

  • 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Q&A

Day 3 - February 16

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  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Webinar Series: Space Weather Forecasts: What's in it for you? with Dr. Ernest Macalalad of the Department of Physics, Mapua University

  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Q&A and Awarding of Certificate

Day 4 - February 17

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  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Webinar Series: Astronomy Outreach in the New Normal with Kristine Jane Atienza of the Space Generation Advisory Council

  • 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Q&A and Awarding of Certificate | Astrophotography and Astronomy Video

Day 5 - February 18

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  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Webinar Series: Space Exploration and Beyond with Engr. Camilo Dacanay of the Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc.

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Q&A and Awarding of Certificate

  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Online Moon Viewing

Day 6 - February 19

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  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Webinar Series: Astrophotography: A Journey with the Stars with Mark Joseph Magallon of the Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc. and Astropinas

  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm:  Q&A and Awarding of Certificate

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Break (Dinner)

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Astronomy Quiz Night | Announcement of Winners 

  • 9:3o pm - 10:00 pm: Raffle | Closing Ceremonies

Day 7 February 20

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