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Partial Solar Eclipse Observation

A partial solar eclipse will be visible in Hong Kong on 21 June 2020. The partial eclipse begins at 2:37 pm. The Sun is located at about 59.6 degrees above the western horizon at that time. The entire eclipse will end at 5:24 pm. The Hong Kong Space Museum will live webcast the solar eclipse on that day allowing everyone to enjoy this special astronomical event online while staying at home. Free to watch.

Date: 21.6.2020 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Live webcast: The Hong Kong Space Museum will live webcast the images captured by different solar observation equipment through the platforms below:
Youtube: Solar Telescope Image
Facebook and Instagram: Solar Telescope Image and Telescope Projection Image

Follow the museum's social media accounts now so you will not miss our live broadcast and announcements.

More information: Click here to download the E-flyer
Click here to download Pinhole Projector Printable Template
Click here to download "Come Back, The Sun!" Storybook
Click here to check out the Special Exhibition "2020 Astronomical Events" for understanding the science of the eclipse process

*The Hong Kong Space Museum will distribute solar viewers to the public on the day starting from 10:00 am. Each patrons entering the museum will receive one filter while stock lasts.

Note: Rooftop of the Hong Kong Space Museum will not open to public on that day. Live webcast is subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled.