Wednesday, March 16, 2016

National Astronomy Week

National Astronomy Week
Day 2
February 16, 2016

NAW Day 2: Interschool Seminar

Fifth year BS Astronomy Technology (BSAst) students led a seminar for selected schools on the second day of National Astronomy Week 2016 (NAW), held at Sen. Neptali A. Gonzales Academic Hall (SNAGAH), February 16.

                Concurrent lectures for guest students and teachers was the first part. Guest students were instructed by Department of Earth and Space Sciences (DESS) faculty member and BSAst alumna, Ms. Pauline Divinagracia about Observational Astronomy.

While, guest teachers were lectured by Mr. Miguel Artificio and Mr. Jerome Felicidario (Also DESS Faculty members and BSAst alumni) on how Astronomy could be part of teaching Mathematics and Science subjects.

After which, it was followed by a solar observation on the RTU Quadrangle. Then the second half of lectures were helmed by Mr. Gary Andereassen—who talked about Street Astronomy and the Solar System. Followed by former DESS faculty member, Mr. Norman Margiza taught about Basic Astrophotography.

Program was concluded by a night observation, held again at the RTU Quadrangle.


 For more pictures: RTU Astronomy Society Facebook
The Armillary Publication
Writer: Jerald Barranta
Photographer: Chenel Dominguez

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