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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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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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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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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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Leonids Meteor Shower Gazing

The Science Centre Singapore and TASOS are celebrating the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009 with a big bang. The stars of the show are forecasted to be a meteor storm that will happen between 3am to 5am. Astronomers have predicted that the annual Leonids might put up the most dramatic light show not seen…
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Get Together Star Party 2009

Get-Together Star Party @ECP Area D1 Organised by MPASTRO An opportunity to interact and network with local amateur astronomers! Dates: 29-30 August Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM Camping Venue: East Coast Park Area D1 (Tuas Jetty) Meet-up Venue: Marine Parade Community Centre Activity: Telescope Viewing, Night Cycling Age Group: Open to all age groups…
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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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