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Astro Bargains’ Deals of the Month: November 2009

Meade DSI Pro with RGB filters – S$339! The Deep Sky Imager PRO is 2.3 times more sensitive and has 4 times the resolution of the color Deep Sky Imager. It is a high-performance, easy-to-use monochrome CCD camera that allows every astronomer to shoot and process stunning deep sky photographs of galaxies, nebulae, star clusters…
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Leonids Meteor Shower

Leonids’ Radiant Map From Wes Stone’s Skytour: Leonids Predicted Maximum: November 17, ~21:00 UT (=Nov. 17, 1:00pm PST; Nov. 17, 4:00pm EST) Moon: New Moon (no interference) WHEN TO WATCH: The predicted outburst, perhaps with rates of 100-500 Leonids per hour, strongly favors Asian observers, who should watch on the morning of November 18. North…
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PROJECT S.O.A.P.

MPASTRO will be conducting free classes on the following dates: 20 Nov, 28 Nov, 4 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec and 29 Dec The class timing is from 7:30pm – 9:30pm except for class on 28 Nov. Students who are in Primary 5, 6 and Seconday 1 to 5 are eligible to participate. Please send…
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IYA2009 Mid-Autumn Nite

As part of the International Year of Astronomy celebrations, SCS will be organizing the International Year of Astronomy Mid-Autumn Nite @ 2nd October (Friday). Bring your friends & family for a magical night out, basking in the warm glow of lanterns & discovering the enchanting night sky! Event: International Year of Astronomy Mid-Autumn Nite Date:…
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Astrobash XXIV

Come this December, NUSAS will organise a 3D2N trip to Bintan Island! This overseas stargazing trip to catch the Geminids Meteor Shower organised by NUSAS is available to all at a very affordable cheap price of $160 ($150 for members and ex-Astrobashers)! This year, we will be watching it during its peak, and with the…
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Punggai Orionids Astronomy Trip

Hi Sir, This Oct 23/10/09 to 25/10/09. Friday to Sunday. This time we will see the Orionid shower(weather permitting) This time we only have four chalets left. Limited to only 20 peoples. First come basic. Cost is S$130.00 per person for 5 sharing per chalet. Interest please e mail me at yenaw@pacific.net.sg Closing date :…
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SingAstro Sidewalk Astronomy (Sept 26)

Hi, I propose that the next SingAstro Sidewalk Astronomy to be held on Saturday, 26 Sep 2009, so that more people might be able to join us. Any objection?? By the way, when checking the Moon phase on that day using my star chart program, I notice that there is an interesting event on that…
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Geminids Star Party

Dates: 12 Dec – 13 Dec 2009 Time: 8:00pm – 8:00am Venue: Changi Beach Park (please click to see map) Highlights: Catch Geminids Meteor Shower a day before its peak! View the Winter Deep Sky Objects via the Telescopes Planets can be seen – Jupiter, Mars, Saturn. MPASTRO is  giving away IYA-sponsored items and bottled…
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Stargazing @ MPCC on 25 July

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. The stargazing session will acheive that objective and it consists of a lecture and a telescope viewing session…
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Shell Astro Challenge

The Challenge In 2009, Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival Committee is organising an exciting new activity called “Shell Astro Challenge” to complement the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. The following are the objectives of Shell Astro Challenge: to give people the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of Astronomy through sky-observing experiences and educational materials;…
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