January 10, 2016 ALP Monthly
Kevin Ty & Shubhashish Banerjee
Last January 10th, ALP held
their monthly meeting at Exploreum at SM Mall of Asia.
Members who attended were ALP President James Kevin Ty,
VP Jett Aguilar, Secretary Christopher Louie Lu,
Treasurer Andrew Ian Chan with directors Iah Serna ,
Shubhashish Banerjee and Mike Enage; Fung Yu and
Ruel Bermudez. Meeting started at around 3:30pm
with ALP Secretary Christopher Louie Lu giving a run
down on latest Celestial Highlights for the month
of January, This was followed by the next basic
astronomy series by ALP director Shubhashish
Banerjee on entitled Astronomy 101. Shubhashish talked
about practical astronomy and how to add Astronomy to
your day to day life without spending a lot of money.
There are ways to explore and appreciate the universe
without spending big bucks. He also discussed about the
objects visible around constellation Orion and
emphasized upon planning the things to see before actual
star gazing sessions. The session concluded with a quick
feedback from audience for future sessions.
ALP Treasurer and NAW chairman Andrew Ian Chan discussed
on the finalization of ALP's National Astronomy Week
which will be held on February 14-20, 2016. Full
details will be announce next week. Lastly, ALP
President James Kevin Ty then tackle on the preparation
for the upcoming March 9th Total Solar Eclipse in
Indonesia. Meeting ended at around 5:30pm and this
was followed by their tradiitonal AstroKapihan and
Cutting Edge SM MOA visitation.
ALP Secretary Christopher
Louie Lu briefs ALPers
on latest Celestial
Highlights for the month of January
ALPers listen to the
various lecture and discussion topics during the
ALP director Shubhashish
Banerjee tackles on the 2nd installment series
of his Astronomy 101 basic astronomy lecture.
ALPers had a great dinner
get together after the meeting.
ALPers also made a store
visitation at Cutting Edge SM MOA to get
an updates on their latest telescope models.
ALPers had their
traditional AstroKapihan to end the night.