Hong Kong Space Museum Astropark

 


Transportation

1. 

Can we drive private cars directly to the Astropark?

2. 

Our community centre would like to visit the Astropark. What are the procedures and enquiry numbers? Can coaches reach the Astropark directly? Anything to be aware? What is the opening hour?

3. 

Our school would like to visit the Astropark. What are the procedures needed?

4. 

How much does it cost to take a taxi to the Astropark?

5. 

Which taxi radio stations can I call to book a taxi to the Astropark?

6. 

What is the departure time of the Chong Hing Water Sports Centre shuttle bus?

General Facilities

1. 

Can I use my mobile to make phone calls in the Astropark?

2. 

Can I use wi-fi for Internet connection in the Astropark?

3. 

Are there toilets in the Astropark?

4. 

Is there any locker for hiring in the Astropark?

5. 

Is there any snack or beverage for sale in the Astropark?

Guided Tours

1. 

Will there be any guided tour provided in the Astropark?

2. 

Will there be stargazing activities organized in the Astropark?

Telescope Piers

1. 

Can my telescope be mounted on the telescope piers in the Astropark?

2. 

How to apply for power supply for my telescope in the Astropark?

5. 

How high is the telescope pier adapter plate from the ground?

6. 

Is it required to borrow the adapter plates from the Astropark?

7. 

Can I borrow screws for mounting my telescope to the adapter plate from the Astropark or do I need to bring my own screws?

8. 

What kind of power is provided with the telescope piers (voltage and socket)?

Other Astronomical Instruments

1. 

Will the Astropark provide or sell ball heads for installing on the star trackers?

2. 

Are there any free telescopes provided in the Astropark?

3. 

Will the Astropark provide/sell/loan counterweights?

4. 

Will the Astropark provide/sell/loan tools?

5. 

Will the Astropark provide/sell optical cleaners?

Observation Condition

1. 

On a clear night, can the Northern pole star be seen in the Astropark?

2. 

How is the light pollution in the Astropark? Is there any light nearby which affects stargazing?

3. 

Are there camp sites or BBQ areas near the Astropark? Would the lights in such areas affect stargazing?

4. 

What is the latitude and longitude of the Astropark?

Security

1. 

Is there any security measure in the Astropark?

2. 

The gate of the Astropark is sometimes closed at night. Is the Astropark closed?

 

 

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