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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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Talk by Dr Cheong Kham Kow

Special IYA Talk by Dr Cheong Kham Kow on Observatory Night Friday, 13 March 2009 @ 8:15pm @ Observatory Classroom (behind Sakura Restaurant at OmniTheatre) Why are people interested in the Direction of the Sun?  – The Use of Astronomy in Modern Living Does the Sun always rise in the east and set in the…
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‘Shape of the Earth’ Project

For more information, please visit here The position of the Sun and the shape of the Earth Worldwide observation of the Sun and measurement of its position above the horizon April 24th, 2009 Nowadays, each child “knows” that the earth is a ball. But is every child convinced of that fact? Does she/he know some…
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Punggai Astronomy Trips 2009

Dear Astro Colleagues, Every Semester, we join short weekend (Friday night to sun morning) astronomy trip to Johor (Punggai). I have been informed of the following dates below. 5 students shares a clean aircon Chalet at S$130 /- (Chalet/meals/transport). From our past experiences, the food and beautiful dark sky are great … also nice beach.…
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Camp for Warriors

Camp Dates: 20, 21, 22 February 2009 Camp Fee: $10 (include meals, camp T-shirt and prizes!) The Thrill of Adrenaline: That’s what Camp for Warriors is all about! Youths of all ages explore “the heavens” with telescopes and experience the joys fellowship with astronomers from various schools. In this “immersion” experience people get to know…
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Annular Solar Eclipse on 26 January

After a 10-year solar eclipse drought, we’re fortunate enough to have two solar eclipses for Singapore in the IYA2009 calendar! The first solar eclipse of 2009 occurs at the Moon’s ascending node in western Capricornus. An annular eclipse will be visible from a wide track that traverses the Indian Ocean and western Indonesia. A partial…
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Eclipse Viewing @ NUS

Dear All, … Our 1st activity is the Solar Eclipse on the 1st day of Chinese New Year (Mon 26th Jan 2009) We will be setting up our telescopes at 2.30pm. Best Regards and Happy New Year, Phil Date: 26 January 2009, Monday Time: 2:30PM to 6:30PM; the Moon will cover the Sun at about…
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