Imelda B. Joson
- Imelda Joson and her husband Edwin L. Aguirre were the 1st Filipinos to have an asteroid named after them. Asteroid 6282 was named asteroid Edwelda by the International Astronomical Union (IAU, 1995)
- Imelda Joson and Edwin Aguirre were the 1st Filipina and 1st Filipino authors of an astronomy book, the 335-page reference book on Halley’s Comet published by the National Research Council of the Philippines (1985)
"In the study of astronomy, man realizes his insignificance and learns humility … In humility, he finds wisdom, and from wisdom he learns survival."
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Filipino couple find stardom in astronomy
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