Observing the Partial Solar Eclipse in the Philippines

Astronomy enthusiasts all over the world are excited to see the longest annular solar eclipse for the next 1000 years. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event and shouldn’t be missed.

Meanwhile, here in the Philippines, Filipino astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts choose different places to have their best sunset view of the partial solar eclipse!

Members of the University of the Philippines Astronomical Society (UP Astrosoc) will observe the partial solar eclipse this afternoon at two different venues:  PAGASA Sun Deck Observatory in U.P. Diliman Campus and SM Mall of Asia overlooking Manila Bay .

Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) will observe near the AstroCamp Observatory at SMBY Park SM Mall of Asia Pasay.  Solar telescopes and binoculars in the AstroCamp Observatory are now ready for the eclipse viewing!

Philippine Astronomical Society (PAS) will conduct their solar eclipse observation at the UPD Oblation vicinity from 2PM to sunset.

Everyone is invited to join them and please visit this link for proper and safety tips on how to observe the partial solar eclipse.

Clear Skies to all!

Happy Eclipse Observing!


~ by Stella's Gaze on January 15, 2010.

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