Thursday, June 30, 2016


      BS Astronomy Technology Batch 2016 graduates participated in the recently concluded 1st Student Research Conference held at the RTU Plenary Hall, June 29.

     For the poster competition, Ms. Sharmae Hajar Formanes' research, "Starspots Effect in the Orbital Period Variability of Chromospherically Binary Star System" won the first place. And, Mr. Jhan-Curt Fernandez', "On Determining the Ephemerides of the Main Belt Minor by Means of Algorithm", acquired as the second place.

     Moreover, Mr. Michael Figureoa and Ms. Mary Grace Arcenal's, "Development of An Effective Material for the Introduction of Astronomy to Young Learner 7 to 11 Years Old" was presented in the oral presentation of the research forum.

      Mr. Ryan Manuel Guido, Department of Earth and Space Sciences ( DESS ) faculty member, was the thesis adviser.

     DESS highly commends their exemplary performance during the competition.

Report by: Jerald Karl Angelo B. Barranta and Julian Cortes

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