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Inclement Weather Special Arrangement


Night of Total Lunar EclipseTop


A total lunar eclipse will occur on 31 January 2018. The Hong Kong Space Museum, together with local astronomy organisations, will conduct an observation activity in multiple locations at Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories separately. A number of telescopes will be deployed in each location to let the public watch the lunar eclipse. A limited number of Moon map will also be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, for the public to learn more about the surface features of the Moon. For details about the lunar eclipse, please see the website of the Hong Kong Space Museum. Interested people may join the activity on the spot. Free admission.

Night of Total Lunar Eclipse
(Photo shows the past sidewalk observation activity in 2011)

Date: 31-1-2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Venue: - Central and Western District Promenade (Central Section) Viewing Platforms*1 (Click here to find venue information)

- Kowloon Park Piazza*2 (Click here to find venue information)

- Sha Tin Park Main Plaza*3 (Click here to find venue information)
Activities: Naked eye observation through telescopes, mini-talks, lunar photography using mobile phone, experiencing binocular

*1: Main observation site. Host by Hong Kong Space Museum, Hong Kong Astronomical Society, Astrolink, Space Observers H.K. and Astronomy Club, HKUSU
*2: Host by Astronomy Team of the Programme Branch, the Scout Association of Hong Kong and Sky Observers' Association (Hong Kong)
*3: Host by Starrix and The Astronomy Club, The Student Union of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(The activity may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Announcement will be made on the Facebook page of the Space Museum on or before 4:00pm on the date of activity.)


Astronomy Carnival Top


(to be conducted in Cantonese)

Date: 19-12-2017 (Tuesday) Host by Hong Kong Astronomical Society
23-1-2018 (Tuesday) Host by Sky Observers' Association (Hong Kong)
20-3-2018 (Tuesday) Host by Starrix
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Lecture Hall and Rooftop, Hong Kong Space Museum

For details, please refer to Chinese synopsis


Astronomy Happy HourTop


(to be conducted in Cantonese)

Date: 28-3-2018 (Wednesday) Host by Cosmoer
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Rooftop, Hong Kong Space Museum

For details, please refer to Chinese synopsis

Stargazing at the Space Museum