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Event ID:  9278
Contact Name:  UP Astronomical Society
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Organization:  University of the Philippines Astronomical Society
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Dates:  9th October 2015 to 9th October 2015
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Philippines
State/Province:  Metro Manila
City:  Manila
Event Name:  Outreach Program and Sidewalk Astronomy
Event Description:  The Outreach Program was from 3:00-7:00PM. In partnership with Manila Planetarium, there were lectures, activities, and planetarium show for the beneficiary foundation. Sidewalk Astronomy is simultaneous with the Outreach from 3:30-8:30PM. Telescopes will be set-up in Luneta Park for solar and night observation.
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Report on the Results:  The Outreach Program was attended by children brought by the beneficiary foundation, Children's Hour. There were 2 lectures (Solar System and Earth & Moon) and 2 activities (Pocket Solar System and Draw your own Asterism). A planetarium show, "Starry, starry night" was also shown, and as a final activity, the children viewed celestial objects through telescopes. Sidewalk Astronomy was open for the general public. Four telescopes were set up in the Luneta Park where people of all ages viewed celestial objects like Saturn and binary stars.
Attendance:  100
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