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== Our Mission ==
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<b> <font size=18> Our Profile </font> </b> <br />
 
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Promote and broaden the interest of Astronomy among students and the general public, <br />improve the quality of general knowledge of the heavens among amateur enthusiasts, <br />and encourage the continual learning and understanding of our place in the universe.
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The <b>UP Astronomical Society</b> or <b>UP AstroSoc</b> is a scientific, educational, non-profit, non-political, non-partisan organization dedicated in the promotion of astronomy. According to its constitution, UP Astrosoc has the following objectives: (1) to bring together individuals interested in astronomy, (2) to broaden the awareness interest, knowledge and understanding among students and the general public, (3) to contribute to the general body of knowledge of astronomy, (4) and to promote the common interest and individual development of its members. It was founded on July 30, 1991 by a handful of students with the ideals of igniting the interest of Astronomy among the UP student body and the general public. Today, after years of gazing up to the heavens, UP AstroSoc continues its foremost vision of bringing the wonders of the celestial world within people’s reach. It resides in the old planetarium of the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory in the UP Diliman campus.
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UP AstroSoc is comprised of members with diverse backgrounds from different colleges in the university. Aside from the usual social activities of a collegiate organization, UP AstroSoc partakes in several Astronomy-inclined activities throughout the academic year. Among these are Astronomy classes, observation assemblies, and public Astronomy lectures and forums. The organization also conducts Astronomy learning sessions and camps to requesting parties outside the UP community, furthering its cause of spreading Astronomy.<br /><br />
  
 
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<b>==Officers (AY 2018-2019)==</b><br />
 
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== Our Profile ==
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<b>Over-all Coordinator:</b> Kenneth Bailador<br />
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<b>Executive Secretary:</b> Jessel Babe Capin<br />
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<b>Education and Research Cluster Coordinator:</b> Crizzia Mielle de Castro<br />
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<b>External Affairs Cluster Coordinator:</b> Jacob Gomez<br />
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<b>Finance Cluster Coordinator:</b> Kaylene Ann Cachila<br />
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<b>Observation and Instrumentation Cluster Coordinator:</b> Lawrence Jay Magsayo<br />
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<b>Resource Cluster Coordinator:</b> Allison Gomez<br />
 
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The University of the Philippines Astronomical Society was founded in July 30, 1991 by a handful of students with the ideals of igniting the interest of Astronomy among the UP student body and the general public. <br />Today, after years of gazing up to the heavens, UP AstroSoc continues its foremost vision of bringing the wonders of the celestial world within people’s reach. <br />It resides in the old planetarium of the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory in the UP Diliman campus.
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<b>==Members==</b>
 
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UP AstroSoc is comprised of members with diverse backgrounds from different colleges in the university. <br />Aside from the usual social activities of a collegiate organization, UP AstroSoc partakes in several Astronomy-inclined activities throughout the academic year. <br />Among these are Astronomy classes, observation assemblies, and public Astronomy lectures and forums. <br />The organization also conducts Astronomy learning sessions and camps to requesting parties outside the UP community, furthering its cause of spreading Astronomy.
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'''Regular Members as of Midyear 2018<br />
 
 
==Officers (AY 2011-2012)==
 
Overall Coordinator: Carlo Ray Selabao <br />
 
Executive Secretary Beb Jansen Poricallan<br />
 
Resource Cluster Coordinator: Andro Marco Zantua<br />
 
Externals Affairs Cluster Coordinator: Michael Giles Dupio<br />
 
Observations and Instrumentations Cluster Coordinator: Charmaine Dalisay <br />
 
Education and Research Cluster Coordinator: Christian Alagon<br />
 
Finance Cluster Coordinator: Imee Charlee Delavin<br />
 
 
 
==Members==
 
 
 
'''Regular Members as of 1st sem AY '11-'12'''<br />
 
Ana Marie Geronimo<br />
 
Michael Giles Dupio<br />
 
Maiko Tenorio<br />
 
Eric Adrian Eugenio<br />
 
Jennica Mae Reyes<br />
 
Charmaine Dalisay<br />
 
Christian Alagon<br />
 
Andro Marco Zantua<br />
 
Carlo Ray Selabao<br />
 
Zoila Gerente<br />
 
Johnny So<br />
 
Melissa Gail Yubokmee<br />
 
Beb Jansen Poricallan<br />
 
April Joy Lim<br />
 
Francis Kevin Bugaoan<br />
 
Bianca Isabel Bautista<br />
 
William Patrick Buhian<br />
 
Julee Anne Olave<br />
 
Johny Carl Gevera<br />
 
Imee Charlee Delavin<br />
 
Norman Mascariñas<br />
 
Liezl Ann Motilla<br />
 
Sheena Salvosa<br />
 
Mary Angelie Alagao<br />
 
Kristine Jane Atienza<br />
 
Kathleen Rose Nava<br />
 
Jerome Sabidong<br />
 
Nikko Alabano<br />
 
Larissa Louise Alivio<br />
 
Victor Louis Crisostomo<br />
 
 
 
==Activities==
 
Sidewalk Astronomy
 
Lakbay Langit
 
 
 
==Announcements==
 
'''International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009)'''<br />
 
The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) is a worldwide celebration of astronomy, a year where the universe is brought down to earth, connecting us with it. <br />And among its many other aims is to amplify the role of science, especially astronomy, in the hearts of every nation, may they be already developed or are still developing. <br />UP Astronomical Society will participate in this worldwide celebration of astronomy declared by the United Nations on December 20, 2007.<br /> This year, special IYA events are prepared by the organization for the general public.
 
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2009 coincides with the 400th anniversary since Galileo first pointed his telescope to the sky.<br />
 
 
 
 
 
  
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'''<i>Education and Research Cluster</i>'''<br />
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Aaron Joshua Pontillas <br />
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Margarette Rosario <br />
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Miguel Luis Valenzuela <br /><br />
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'''<i>External Affairs Cluster</i>'''<br />
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Anthony Karl Alipit <br />
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Rheanne Odessa Jimeno<br />
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Gwen Tapo<br /><br />
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'''<i>Finance Cluster</i>'''<br />
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Yzabelle Danganan<br />
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Cyrill Hope Depasucat<br /><br />
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'''<i>Observation and Instrumentation Cluster</i>'''<br />
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Daniel Baluyot<br />
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Joven Mateo<br />
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Joshua Velez <br /><br />
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'''<i>Resource Cluster</i>'''<br />
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Emilou Flores <br />
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Polychase Magaoay<br />
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Precious Jara Prestosa<br /><br />
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<b>==Activities==</b> <br/>
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Sidewalk Astronomy<br />
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Lakbay Langit<br />
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Lakbay Liwanag<br />
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Astronomy Convention<br />
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Astronomical Event Observations<br />
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Astronomy Outreach<br />
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National Astronomy Week Celebration<br />
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Starburst Astronomy Workshop<br />
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Alternative Classroom Learning Experience (ACLE)<br />
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Astronomy Lectures and Labs<br />
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<b>==Upcoming Events==</b>
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World Space Week 2018<br />
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International Observe the Moon Night 2018<br />
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National Astronomy Week 2019<br />
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Astronomy Convention 2019 <br />
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IAU@100 <br />
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<b>==See Also==</b> <br />
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[http://www.facebook.com/upastrosoc Facebook page]
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[http://www.twitter.com/upastrosoc Twitter]
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[http://upastrosoc.org/site/ Website]
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[upastrosociety@gmail.com Email]<br />
 
[[Category: UP Diliman]] [[Category: Student Organizations|Astronomical Society]]
 
[[Category: UP Diliman]] [[Category: Student Organizations|Astronomical Society]]

Latest revision as of 07:08, 17 February 2020

Upastrosoc.jpg

Our Profile

The UP Astronomical Society or UP AstroSoc is a scientific, educational, non-profit, non-political, non-partisan organization dedicated in the promotion of astronomy. According to its constitution, UP Astrosoc has the following objectives: (1) to bring together individuals interested in astronomy, (2) to broaden the awareness interest, knowledge and understanding among students and the general public, (3) to contribute to the general body of knowledge of astronomy, (4) and to promote the common interest and individual development of its members. It was founded on July 30, 1991 by a handful of students with the ideals of igniting the interest of Astronomy among the UP student body and the general public. Today, after years of gazing up to the heavens, UP AstroSoc continues its foremost vision of bringing the wonders of the celestial world within people’s reach. It resides in the old planetarium of the PAGASA Astronomical Observatory in the UP Diliman campus.

UP AstroSoc is comprised of members with diverse backgrounds from different colleges in the university. Aside from the usual social activities of a collegiate organization, UP AstroSoc partakes in several Astronomy-inclined activities throughout the academic year. Among these are Astronomy classes, observation assemblies, and public Astronomy lectures and forums. The organization also conducts Astronomy learning sessions and camps to requesting parties outside the UP community, furthering its cause of spreading Astronomy.

==Officers (AY 2018-2019)==

Over-all Coordinator: Kenneth Bailador
Executive Secretary: Jessel Babe Capin
Education and Research Cluster Coordinator: Crizzia Mielle de Castro
External Affairs Cluster Coordinator: Jacob Gomez
Finance Cluster Coordinator: Kaylene Ann Cachila
Observation and Instrumentation Cluster Coordinator: Lawrence Jay Magsayo
Resource Cluster Coordinator: Allison Gomez

==Members==

Regular Members as of Midyear 2018

Education and Research Cluster
Aaron Joshua Pontillas
Margarette Rosario
Miguel Luis Valenzuela


External Affairs Cluster
Anthony Karl Alipit
Rheanne Odessa Jimeno
Gwen Tapo


Finance Cluster
Yzabelle Danganan
Cyrill Hope Depasucat


Observation and Instrumentation Cluster
Daniel Baluyot
Joven Mateo
Joshua Velez


Resource Cluster
Emilou Flores
Polychase Magaoay
Precious Jara Prestosa


==Activities==

Sidewalk Astronomy
Lakbay Langit
Lakbay Liwanag
Astronomy Convention
Astronomical Event Observations
Astronomy Outreach
National Astronomy Week Celebration
Starburst Astronomy Workshop
Alternative Classroom Learning Experience (ACLE)
Astronomy Lectures and Labs

==Upcoming Events==
World Space Week 2018
International Observe the Moon Night 2018
National Astronomy Week 2019
Astronomy Convention 2019
IAU@100

==See Also==
Facebook page Twitter Website [upastrosociety@gmail.com Email]