Appointment of Dr. Gemma Teresa T. Narisma as new MO Director (1 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2020)

24 October 2017 Memo to: The Manila Observatory Community Re: Appointment of Incoming Executive Director for 2018-2020 Message of Thanks to the Incumbent Executive Director I am pleased to announce that in its meeting last 10 October 2017, after due consultation and discernment,...

New Year’s Eve 2017 Particle Pollution Measurements in Metro Manila

by Melliza Cruz, Genevieve Lorenzo, Paola Bañaga, Grethyl Catipay, Grace Betito, Erica Banares, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, Nofel Lagrosas, James Simpas, Jose Ramon Villarin, and Daniel McNamara Lighting fireworks and firecrackers have long been a part of the Filipino New Year’s tradition.  However, amid...

Introspection on the past, present, and future of aerosol remote sensing: a talk by Jeffrey Reid of US Naval Research Laboratories

The Manila Observatory wishes to invite you to the talk Introspection on the past, present, and future of aerosol remote sensing by Dr. Jeffrey Reid, US Naval Research Laboratories Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Heyden Hall, Manila Observatory Authors: Jeffrey S. Reid1, Arlindo M. Da...

A Clean Manila for Sustainable Megacities: A talk by Martin Thompson of University of Leicester

by Melliza Templonuevo Cruz The Air Quality Dynamics Program would like to invite everyone to a talk this Friday, September 9, 10:00-11:30 am at the Heyden Hall of the Manila Observatory. Mr. Martin Thompson, Instrument Engineer in the Space Research Centre of the University...

Manila Observatory Exhibition: Discoveries (1865-1945)

The first exhibition, Discoveries, showcased the beginnings and rapid growth of the Manila  Observatory from 1865 under the Spanish government, and its reorganization under the American administration from 1901 up until World War II.  From its humble beginnings in an abandoned pigeon house,...