April 16, 2016 ALP GAM Global
Star Party Report
Images by James Kevin Ty, Justine Garcia and Arnel
ALP celebrated Global
Star Party last April 16 at San Miguel by the Bay (SMBY)
. Members who were present are ALP President James Kevin
Ty, director Shubhashish Banerjee, Justine Garcia
, Mark Ian Singson and Arnel Campos together with his
friends John Lois Mendez, Jan Augustus Rapiza and John
to setup their telescopes at 7:30pm right after the SM
weekend fireworks. ALPer Arnel Campos brought along his
Celestron C127 Newtonian reflector on CG2 mount ;
Justine with her Celestron C130 Newtonian reflector on
CG3 mount ; Mark Ian Singson with his 60mm f/5 refractor
on sturdy tripod ; Shubhashish Banerjee with his WO
Megrez 90 ED refractor on Celestron AVX mount.
More than 500+ people were able to observe the Moon as
well as Orion Nebula, Sirius, Mars and Saturn
through the different scopes brought along by ALPers.
the event at around 10:00pm with a traditional group
shot at the event of the event.
ALPer Arnel Campos beside
his trusty Celestron C127 Newtonian reflector on
ALPer Mark Ian Singson
beside his 60mm f/5 refractor on sturdy tripod.
Crowd starting to come to
the observing site right after the weekend
ALPer Shubhashish Banerjee
beside his WO Megrez 90FD refractor on Celestron
More than 500+ got the
chance to view the Moon, Jupiter, Orion Nebula
ALPer Arnel Campos is all
smiles as he show a small kid the beauty of the
ALPer Justine Garcia
points her telescope to the Moon as the people
waited for their turn at the eyepiece.
ALPer Arnel Campos helps a
kid snap an image of the Moon with her mobile
phone for souvenir.