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FREE SOLAR VIEWING EVENTS

Astronomical League of the Philippines, Inc. (ALP) would like to invite everyone to join us together with Solar Activity Group in celebrating the Worldwide Solstice Festival by providing free solar viewing of sunspots and prominences through the various solar telescopes to be setup by ALP at SM by the Bay Central Park at SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City on June 19, 2016 from 3:30pm-6:00pm. Please share this good news to your friends and relatives. See you all there!

Astronomical League of the Philippines, Inc. (ALP) would like to invite everyone to join us together with Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Program in celebrating the International SUNDay  by providing free solar viewing of sunspots and prominences through the various solar telescopes to be setup by ALP at SM by the Bay Central Park at SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City on June 26, 2016 from 3:30pm-6:00pm. Please share this good news to your friends and relatives. See you all there!


ALP Monthly Meeting

Last June 12th, ALP held their monthly meeting at Exploreum at SM Mall of Asia. For details, click here.


ALP Subic Grand Seas Resort Overnight Excursion Trip

Last May 28th, ALP held their excursion at Subic Grand Seas Resort at Subic, Olongapo. For details, click here.


ALP / GAM Jupiter / Mars / Saturn Watch

Last April 30th, ALP celebrated its last leg of Global Astronomy Month by staging  Jupiter / Saturn / Mars Watch at San Miguel by the Bay (SMBY) .  For full details, click here.


ALP / GAM SUNDay Free Solar Viewing

Last April 24th, ALP celebrated Global Astronomy Month by staging  SUNDay , a free solar viewing activity,  at San Miguel by the Bay (SMBY) .  For full details, click here.


ALP / GAM Global Star Party

ALP celebrated Global Star Party last April 16 at San Miguel by the Bay (SMBY) . For details, click here.


ALP / GAM Philippine Messier Marathon Open 2016

The Astronomical League Of The Philippines, Inc. (ALP) hosted its annual Philippine Messier Marathon Open 2016 last April 9/10, 2016 as part of its celebration of Global Astronomy Month. For details, click here.


March 23, 2016 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Observation Report

Last March 23rd, there was a penumbral lunar eclipse that was visible in the Philippines as well as most of Asia. For details, click here .


March 9, 2016 Total Solar Eclipse / Partial Solar Eclipse Full Report

Last March 6th, the ALP Total Solar Eclipse Palangkaraya Team meet up at  Palangkaraya, Kalamintan, Indonesia to observe and document the total solar eclipse at Palangkaraya , Indonesia. 2 more  eclipse expedition teams are situated at Palembang , Indonesia and Manila , Philippines (Partial).  For full report, click here.


February 20, 2016 ALP NAW Closing Day Report

More than 1300+ people gets to view through various telescopes brought along by ALPers during the closing day activity of ALP National Astronomy Week 2016. For details, click here.


February 14, 2016 ALP NAW Opening Day Report

More than 2000+ people gets to view through various telescopes brought along by ALPers during the opening day activity of ALP National Astronomy Week 2016. For details, click here.


ALP January 16-17, 2016 Stargazing Session

Last January 16th, ALPers went to Tanay, Rizal to do a stargazing session under dark sky. For details, click here.


ALP January 9-10, 2016 Stargazing Session

Last January 9th, ALPers went to Tanay, Rizal to do a stargazing session under dark sky. For details, click here.


ALP celebrated their General Meeting / Christmas Party last December 6, 2015 at Music Bank KTV. Full details and report, click here.


ALP December 30-31, 2015 Stargazing Session

Last December 30, ALPers consisting of ALP President James Kevin Ty, Treasurer Andrew Ian Chan, Joaquin Fajardo and Robert Gascon went to Tanay, Rizal to do a site inspection as well as stage a stargazing session to check the site's darkness. For details, click here.


ALP December 12-13, 2015 Stargazing Session

Last December 12th, ALP held a last minute decision to pursue a stargazing session to catch also the beautiful comet C/2013 US10 Catalina in the early morning of December 13th. For details, click here.


NEW SET OF ALP DIRECTORS FOR 2016

Congratulations to the new set of ALP Officers and Directors  for 2016

President James Kevin Ty
Vice President Jett Aguilar
Secretary Christopher Louie Lu
Treasurer Andrew Ian Chan
Auditor Edgar Ang
PRO Edge Lat
Board Members Shubhashish Banerjee, John Ray Cabrera , Mike Enage, Iah Serna , Ronald Sison, Peter Benedict Tubalinal , Alfonso Uy

For complete listing of ALP board of directors, officers For complete listing of ALP board of directors, officers and committee chairman and chairpersons, click here.


HAPPY 12TH ANNIVERSARY ALP !!!


September 19, 2015 ALP International Observe The Moon Night Free Public Viewing

Last September 19th, The sky was cloudy and even had a late afternoon thunderstorm followed by some more drizzle. Despite the weather, ALPers proceeded to SM Mall of Asia By The Bay to do a free public viewing event to celebrate this year's International Observe The Moon Night. For details, click here.


ALP Canyon Cove Day Tour Excursion Trip

Last May 31, ALPers  went to Canyon Cove  for their day tour excursion trip. For details, click here.


April 18-19, 2015 ALP Stargazing Session

Last April 18, some members of the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) went to Caliraya, Laguna despite the bad weather prediction and were rewarded with some good views of the night sky.  For details, click here.


ALP Global Astronomy Month SunDay Free Solar Viewing Session

ALP held their GAM SunDay  free solar viewing event  last April 12, 2015 at SM Exploreum. For details, click here.


Congratulations ALPer Christopher Go for having Asteroid 2000 EL157 named as 30100 Christophergo by IAU for his great planetary imaging works! We here at ALP are proud of your work and latest accomplishment!  He is also discovered the Red Spot, Jr. on Jupiter.  We here at ALP are proud of you and your latest accomplishment!  Keep it up!


ALP Honorary Director Father Victor L Badillo, SJ  (1930-2014)

ALP Honorary Director Father Victor L. Badillo , S.J. passed away this morning , October 26, 2014 at the age of 84. He is one of the foremost icon in Philippine Astronomy and his works is recognized worldwide particularly IAU by designating Asteroid 4866 as 4866 Badillo.

According to the International Astronomical Union (IAU), minor planet No. 4866 measuring some 13 to 30 kilometers across is now officially known as "Badillo," in honor of the Filipino priest who popularized astronomy in the Philippines.

He was born in January 23, 1930.  Philippines once again loses an icon in the field of Astronomy. Father Victor L. Badillo, is also the Chairman Emeritus of the Philippine Astronomical Society.

For more details, click here.


NASA Space Club Certificate of Appreciation

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Cutting Edge & ALP Join Hands In Promoting Astronomy In The Country

The Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) and Cutting Edge join hands in promoting Celestron in the Philippines. Celestron is one of the leading brands of telescopes in the world and Cutting Edge is the exclusive  dealer and distributor of this leading telescope brand here in the Philippines.  Cutting Edge has a been a partner of ALP ever since they become the Celestron dealer and distributor last year and has been working together with ALP in all of its astronomy projects and events.  Now all of our active ALPers are entitled to 10% discount in all of the Cutting Edge stores in the country.  That's one of the benefits in joining the ALP.  So what are you waiting for?  Join us and together we will help bring astronomy awareness to the Filipino people!!!

Celestron products are available at following Cutting Edge stores: 2/F Trinoma, QC Tel: 901-3229 ;
UGF, Bldg. A, SM Megamall Tel: 633-8601 ; 3/F, Greenbelt 5, Makati City Tel: 728-0351 ; 4/F Eastwood Mall, Libis, QC  Tel: 470-9247 ; 2/F, Entertainment Mall, SM Mall of Asia Tel: 566-0394.


ALP RECEIVES IYA 2009 CERTIFICATE FROM INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION (IAU)


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