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Star-gazing at Woodlands CC

March 4th, 2010

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Venue: Woodlands Community Club rooftop

Every Wednesday (unless otherwise stated), AGASTRO is organising a star-gazing session at Woodlands CC. So there’s no excuse for not being able to star-gaze if you stay nearby!

Note: Previously, this weekly star-gazing was held on every Friday. It has since been changed to every Wednesday.

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Star-gazing at Woodlands CC

February 4th, 2010

Dates: 5, 19 & 26 Feb 2010
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: Woodlands Community Club rooftop

Every Friday (unless otherwise stated), AGASTRO is organising a star-gazing session at Woodlands CC. So there's no excuse for not being able to star-gaze if you stay nearby!


AGASTRO weekly star-gazing

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Weekly Stargazing Sessions @ Science Centre Singapore

January 9th, 2010

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Time: 7.50pm - 10.00pm every Friday
Venue: The Observatory (at the Omni-Theatre building)

Well, if you are unaware, the Singapore Science Centre has been organising free-to-enter stargazing sessions for a few years already. For 2010, it will be no different. Every Friday, 8pm to 10pm, at The Observatory. Just walk in and say hi.

Note: The Science Centre Observatory is usually closed on public holidays. Please check the websites below for the latest information.

For more information, please visit: http://www.omnitheatre.com.sg/stargazing.asp or http://scobbers.blogspot.com.

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Partial Solar Eclipse @ Science Centre’s Observatory

January 7th, 2010

IYA Partial Solar Eclipse

Date: 15th Jan (Fri)
Time: 3:30pm - 5pm
Venue: The Observatory @ Omni-Theatre
Fee: Free admission (No registration required)

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The partial solar eclipse will commence at 3:10pm, reach a maximum around 4:26pm and end at 5:32pm.

Please remember never to look at the Sun directly with the naked eye.

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MPASTRO Monthly Public Stargazing Session

January 5th, 2010

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Venue: Dream Kitchen @ Roof Top
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Date: Every 3rd Saturday of the month

09 Jan
20 Feb
20 Mar
17 Apr
15 May
19 Jun
17 Jul
21 Aug
18 Sep
16 Oct
20 Nov
18 Dec

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MPASTRO aims to provide opportunities for the public to enjoy and learn about astronomy at the comfort of their neighbourhood (especially people in the east), as well as maximize night-sky observation experiences with their own next-door neighbours.


Suitable for ages 10 and above.

For directions, please approach the Marine Parade Community Club counter staff.

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Scope Out

December 1st, 2009

Scope Out

Date: 16 January 2010
Venue: East Coast Park, Area C
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To register for this event, please email to admiralgarden.astro@gmail.com.

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Punggai Astronomy Trips

November 29th, 2009

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Venue: Punggai, Malaysia
Time: Friday 8pm to Sunday 10am
Dates: Monthly (check below for dates)
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Listed below are the plans for trips to Punggai, Malaysia, in 2010 (subject to change). As they are generally held over weekends for convenience, do feel free to join in, especially on those where you may be able to catch a good view of a meteor shower!

Month Date Meteor shower
Jan 15-17 Quadrantids
Mar 19-21
Apr 16-18 Lyrids
May 14-16 Aquarids
Jun 11-13
Jul 9-11
Aug 13-15 Perseids
Sep 3-5 Orionids

Oct

8-10


Generally, the group will depart on Friday night around 8pm, meeting at a set place. Depending on how many people sign up, transport may be in the form of 12-seater van or by coach. On the last day, the van will depart the chalet at 10 am.

If you are interested, please email Carole at yenaw @ pacific . net . sg (without the spaces).

The closing date is 1 month prior to the trip.

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Geminids Star Party

November 7th, 2009

Come and join MPASTRO as they organise the Geminids Star Party! It is one of the best meteor showers to catch, as well as a chance to get together! This star party will be held on 11 Dec - 12 Dec. More details to be announced later.

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Lyrids Star Party

November 5th, 2009

On 17 Apr - 18 Apr 2010, MPASTRO will be organising the Lyrids Star Party. Do check back for more details closer to the event.

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Earth Hour Star Party

November 5th, 2009

Come 27 Mar 2010, AGASTRO will be organising Earth Hour Star Party! For more information on Earth Hour, check out http://www.earthhour.org/.

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