El Estoque

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Rachel Jiang

October 22, 2019

At their next meeting, MVHS Astronomy and Astrophysics club is preparing to teach members about concepts such as Newton’s and Kepler’s Law. As the lesson starts, however, members soon realize that their club is getting smaller due to many members having left for college last year. What’s left i...

A starry night: Astronomy and Astrophysics Club host stargazing events

A starry night: Astronomy and Astrophysics Club host stargazing events

Laasya Koduru

May 24, 2019

A starry night — long telescopes, clear terrain and vivid planets. At the start of each new school year, Astronomy and Astrophysics Club plans its cross-over stargazing events for the year. The preparation for each of these events requires heavy planning and commitment. One of the main tasks t...

Viewing the Future

Viewing the Future

Laasya Koduru

January 12, 2019

Flipping through pictures of nebulas, planets and galaxies as a child, senior and Co-President  of Astronomy and Astrophysics club Eric Yang remembers the early exposure that sparked his initial interest for the subject. This small spark eventually blossomed into a desire to learn more about astronomy a...

MV Astro’s first view of the stars

MV Astro’s first view of the stars

Chelsea Wong

October 20, 2017

On October 15, co-presidents junior Christian Chiong and junior Eric Yang led members to San Antonio Ranch to observe the stars and constellations through telescopes. Large strings of lights glazed over the night sky as MVHS Astro’s members explored the use of laser pointers to identifying constel...