Wednesday, March 16, 2016

National Astronomy Week

National Astronomy Week
Day 3
February 17, 2016

NAW Day 3: PAGASA Tour

 BS Astronomy Technology (BSAst) students and guests from New Era University (NEU) visited the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Main office, Quezon City, February 17.

            First itinerary was the Science Garden. Students saw where the synoptic observation took place. Also, PAGASA personnel discussed the weather instruments and its use.

Then, a tour in the forecasting building. Students saw the Media section—where severe weather conditions were being announced; Hydro-meteorological section—where dams were monitored, and the Panahon TV set.

Followed by a planetarium show; succeeded by the awarding of the Skyscape contest winners.

            Furthermore, this event was organized by Third Year BSAst students.


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

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