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Valentine Star Party 2009

January 7th, 2009

The Marine Parade CC YEC Astronomical Society will be organising a Valentine’s Day Star Party targeted at singles to meet and mingle.

It is supported by Marine Parade Family Life Champion (FLC) and Marine Parade CC Youth Group (YEC).

The participants will get to know one another better through speed dating, interactive crossword puzzle game and romantic star gazing session.

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For singles 20 to 35, making new friends under the stars!

Star Time: Saturday, February 7 at 6:45pm
End Time: Saturday, February 7 at 11:00pm

Where: Bougainvilliea Garden at East Coast Park (gather at Marine Parade CC)

For more information, log in to facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=45004931644

For enquiry, please drop a email to valentinempastro@gmail.com

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Singapore Space Challenge 2009

January 7th, 2009

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Singapore Space Challenge returns for the second time. Aimed at inspiring space interests among the tertiary-education students and encourage participation in space related activities.

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Guidelines for the competition can be found here.

Participating teams will have to register using this form.

The Tech Briefing given on 27 Nov 2008 can be found here.

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Astro-Week by AJC

January 7th, 2009

Dates: 25-29 May 2009

Venue: Anderson Junior College

Organised by AJC Astronomy Club.

To celebrate IYA2009, AJC Astronomy Club will be holding a series of activities to increase awareness of Astronomy among students in the school community. Activities include an Astronomy exhibition, planetarium sessions, PET rocket competitions and night sky observation.

Please check back here for more details.

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Talks by TASOS

January 7th, 2009

The Astronomical Society of Singapore (TASOS) will be giving talks at the Singapore Science Centre's Observatory on the following dates:

Dates: 16 Jan 09, 20 Feb 09, 10 Apr 09, 17 Apr 09 and more dates to be announced.

Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Venue: The Observatory (at the Omni-Theatre building)

Please also visit the TASOS website for more details.

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Science in the Café: Professor Jocelyn Bell

January 7th, 2009

Science in the Café – Professor Jocelyn Bell

Supported by the British High Commission

Organised by National University of Singapore Faculty of Science, Institute of Physics Singapore, Science Centre Singapore

Date: 26 February 2009 afternoon
Venue: Science Centre Singapore

Please check back here for more details.

Science Centre Singapore

and

British High Commission

and

National University of Singapore

cordially invite you to

Science in the Café

on Thursday, 26 February 2009 at 7:00pm

to be held in

The Maxwell Auditorium

Science Centre Singapore

with

Prof S Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Visiting Professor

University of Oxford

who will explain

What's Going On In The Universe?

Please see below for more information.

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Science Centre Singapore thanks the British High Commission and National University of Singapore for bringing this learning opportunity to all of us.

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Attendance is free of charge but pre-registration is required.

Reservations are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis due to limited seating.

Please make your requisite reservations by directly replying to this Announcement,

or, online through http://www.science.edu.sg/ssc/CafeMain.htm

TWO days before the event – to assist us in our catering & seating plans.

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Stargazing @ MPCC

January 7th, 2009

MPASTRO will also be having a session at their community centre.

Date: 17 January 2009, Saturday
Time: 7:00PM to 7900PM
Venue: Marine Parade Community Centre

For more information please visit http://mpastro.blogspot.com/

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Stargazing @ NUS

January 7th, 2009

Dear...

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This is the time of the year to book the field for star gazing for our 2 modules (GEK 1508 and GEK1520) for next Sem. 2.

Could you help us to book the following dates ?

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4)Friday, 20th March 2009    (6pm  to 10.30pm, normal star gazing ... no floodlights)

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Many thanks again and best regards,

Phil


There will be a stargazing session organised by NUS on 20 March. What more can I say?

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Talk & Stargazing @ NUS

January 7th, 2009

In conjunction with the NUS Faculty of Science 80th Anniversary and The International Year of Astronomy 2009, enjoy a one-night-only stargazing evening. Open the Jewel Box of the Southern Cross and journey along our Milky Way. Look Taurus in the eye and marvel at the beautiful Pleiades and Orion Nebulae. Survey lunar craters to see if there really is a Man on the moon. Learn about astronomy from our friendly experts and listen to starry legends from Greek, Indian and Chinese mythologies. Amid the serendipity of the activities, pen your own poem and stand to win attractive prizes!

There will be a pre-event talk by world-renowned physicist Professor Jocelyn Bell at 6pm at LT27.

Free Admission
No Max Capacity for stargazing session 7.30pm - 12am
Capacity for pre-event talk (6pm) in LT27 for Prof J. Bell's Lecture is 600 seats

Hurry register now @ http://www.nipunaperera.com/naf09/other_event.php?o_id=6

Dear...

...

This is the time of the year to book the field for star gazing for our 2 modules (GEK 1508 and GEK1520) for next Sem. 2.

Could you help us to book the following dates ?

...

3) Saturday, 28th Feb 2009   (already booked previously for the Astronomy-Poetry event: FOS 80th Anniversary Celebration)

GOH : Prof Jocelyn Bell ... she will be giving a Talk and reading her poetry works

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Many thanks again and best regards,

Phil


Dear Astro Colleagues,

Let us have a time of fun star gazing together in NUS 2009 !

Following up from our previous email for the above Stargazing event in NUS: Saturday, 28th Feb 2009
Pls register at http://www.nipunaperera.com/naf09/other_event.php?o_id=6

This event is in Celebration of the 80th Anniversary of NUS's Faculty of Science and NUS Center for the Arts: Astronomy & Poetry.

Pls register early for our logistics consideration soon. Prizes will be awarded for Poetry entries from students.

More instructions are given below for school/JC/polytechnic group registrations.

Best Regards, Phil

PS:
With regards to the registration, we have yet to create the online registration system to cater to the school bookings (the current system is built on a per person basis). However, in the meantime, we will process school bookings manually. You can refer the school astro groups to our registration page. http://www.nipunaperera.com/naf09/other_event.php?o_id=6 or simply give them the following instructions:

For School / Group Bookings above 10 pax, please email us at nusartfestival@nus.edu.sg with the following details.
- Name of School/Junior College / Polytechnic/ University
- Name of contact person (teacher's name) and contact phone
- Number of teachers/lecturers ?
- Number of students ? (Note: Not more than 50 including teachers for each school)
- Number of telescopes ? (Note: Equipment are to be set up at football field by 3pm)
- Number of binoculars ?
- Please indicate if you are attending both Pre-event talk and/or Main Star Gazing Session

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Stargazing @ NUS

January 7th, 2009

Dear...

...

This is the time of the year to book the field for star gazing for our 2 modules (GEK 1508 and GEK1520) for next Sem. 2.

Could you help us to book the following dates ?

...

2) Friday, 6th Feb 2009         (6pm  to 10.30pm, normal star gazing ... no floodlights)

...

Many thanks again and best regards,

Phil


There will be a stargazing session organised by NUS on 6 February. What more can I say?

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Eclipse Viewing @ SSC

January 7th, 2009

Singapore Science Centre will be having an eclipse viewing session at their observatory for the annular solar eclipse on 26 January.

Date: 26 January 2009, Monday
Time: 4:30PM to 7:00PM; time of maximal eclipse 5:49 PM
Venue: The Observatory (at the Omni-Theatre building)

For more information regarding the eclipse, please refer to http://astronomy.sg/blog/?p=14

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