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UP AstroSoc brings the cosmos to your homes with NAW 2022

There’s room for everyone in this spaceship!

National Astronomy Week (NAW) 2022  is officially set for take-off, with the theme ”Space and Sustainability: Relevance of Space and Space Exploration to Human Lives.”

Known for its stellar dedication to all things astronomy, The University of the Philippines Astronomical Society (UP AstroSoc) is a duly recognized organization that has pioneered events dedicated to the study and promotion of space, celestial objects, and the physical universe as a whole. These events include The International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), and their upcoming annual National Astronomy Week.

NAW 2022 UP AstroSoc

Since its inception in 1993, NAW has been aiming to broaden public awareness, interest, knowledge, and understanding of astronomy through various fun and educational activities. Before the pandemic, participants got to meet and interact physically, but this year, NAW 2022 will be held online. Despite this, out-of-this world activities still await astronomy enthusiasts from February 19 to March 5, 2022.

Test your knowledge about all things space with Big Bang, UP AstroSoc’s online quiz show aimed to showcase the knowledge of secondary level students about astronomy. This event will be held on March 5, 2022, and it is open to all high school students nationwide.

If you cannot join Big Bang, worry not because you can also join Orionids, UP AstroSoc’s online trivia quiz game to be held at the org’s Facebook page. Open to the general public, this event will gauge and test your general astronomical knowledge, and provide interesting information about the cosmos beyond planet Earth. Orionids is set to launch on February 28 to March 4, 2022.

For the artists and astrophotographers who share the same love for deep space, Star Trails is an astrophotography contest aimed to celebrate the work of amateur and professional astronomy photographers, and artists with astronomy-themed artworks. To showcase their talents, the organization will post their works on their social media channels. Star Trails will take place on February 20, 2022.

To shake up your cosmic knowledge, UP AstroSoc also presents Parallax, a webinar workshop aiming to enable educators to acquire new understanding of astronomy, and advanced instructional skills while fostering curiosity, imagination, a sense of exploration, and shared discovery in society. This event is set to happen on February 26, 2021.

With this, UP AstroSoc cordially invites everyone to join the activities that they have prepared. Exciting prizes await those who dare to step into the spaceship towards the promotion of a fun and mass-oriented idea of astronomy.

For more updates and information, follow UP Astrosoc on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/upastrosoc), Twitter (@upastrosoc), and Instagram (@upastrosociety). 

Co-presented by…

B’lue Philippines

Sponsored by…

Philippine Space Agency
Ask Lex PH Academy
Cutting Edge
Dream Big Branding
Intake Philippines
Motivo Philippines
Z.com Philippines

In partnership with…

Green Astronomical Society
STudents’ ORganization for Meteorology – STORM
UP Guild Of United Minds – UP Praefects
UP Physics Association
UP Physics Sphere
UPLB Astronomical Society

With the cooperation of…

Clover Chips
Grizzly Dough
Hobby Crate
Junior Political Economists’ Guild PUP
Kohikat Cafe
La Sirene
Magnifique Papeterie
Silvanas Las Pinas
The False Gallery
UP Speech Communication Association
Well and Good PH

Special thanks to…

Foot Picks MNL
Sweet Soul Gifts
The Owl Duo
UP Competitive Robotics Club

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