June 3, 2012 ALP Monthly
Images by Christopher Louie Lu and James Kevin Ty
Last June 3,
members of the Astronomical League of the Philippines
(ALP) held their monthly meeting at Manila
Planetarium. Members who
attended were ALP President James Kevin Ty , Charito Ty and son Kendrick Cole KC Ty
, VP Jett Aguilar, Secretary Christopher
Louie Lu , PRO
Armando Lee with wife Mia and son Jason Lee; director
Edgar Ang, John Ray Cabrera, Bel Pabunan, Liza
Quitlong, Norman Marigza, Pia Cuarteros, Jan Karlo Hernandez, Arnel
Campos, ,Kaye Banaag & dad Alberto Banaag, Ronald Sison with
wife Adriel, children
Adrian, Aleecia and Aldrin.
Meeting proper started at around
3:30pm with ALP VP Jett Aguilar summarizing the June 4,
2012 Partial Lunar Eclipse as well as the June 6, 2012
Venus Transit, He touched on the times of
circumstances as well as how rare Venus Transit is in
our lifetime! He also touched on how to observe the
Venus transit safely with safe solar filters.
Afterwards, ALP PRO Armando Lee
discussed the previous 2004 Venus Transit as well as the
logistics of the ALP Venus Transit Luneta team that they
will set up at the back of Rizal Monument.
ALP VP Jett Aguilar discussed
on the June 4, 2012 Partial Lunar Eclipse as well as
June 6, 2012 Venus Transit,
ALP PRO Armando Lee discussed
the previous 2004 Venus Transit as well as the
logistics of ALP Venus Transit Luneta Team.
ALPers listen and took down
notes and tips on how to observe the Venus Transit
ALP President James Kevin Ty
discussed the successful ALP eclipse expedition team
to document and image the May 21, 2012 Annular Solar
Eclipse in Xiamen , Fujian, China.
Lastly, ALP President James
Kevin ty discussed the just concluded May 21, 2012
Annular Solar Eclipse that the ALP Xiamen team which
consist of James, Jett Aguilar and Mark Vornhusen were
able to successfully document and imaged. Also
discussed were summarized partial eclipse reports of
various ALP teams in the Philippines as well as in Utah,
New Mexico, USA. Overall, it was a great success
by ALP in documenting and imaging this beautiful astro
event! James also announced the members of the ALP
Venus Transit Binondo Team that consist of James, Andrew
Ian Chan, Iah Serna, Berenice Viola Chan, Alberto Lao,
Edgar Ang and new ALPer Marvy Gulapa.
Meeting ended at around 5:45pm.