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Mars Perihelic Opposition

An astronomical phenomenon "Mars Perihelic Opposition" will occur in July this year, which is the best time to observe Mars in 15 years. The Hong Kong Space Museum will arrange observational activities in the museum for 5 consecutive days. High magnifying astronomical telescopes will be provided to let the public see the surface features of Mars.

Date: 25.7.2018 – 29.7.2018 (Wednesday to Sunday)
Time: 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Venue: Rooftop, Hong Kong Space Museum

During the Mars Perihelic Opposition, except there is slight change on the position of Mars on the sky, all observing conditions including brightness, colour and size of Mars have no significant difference. As long as the weather permits, Mars observed on the dates above will be the same. Those who are interested may join the activity on one of the above dates and pay attention to the weather condition.

For details about Mars Perihelic Opposition, please see here.


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(To be conducted in Cantonese)

Astronomy Carnival

Date: 14/8/2018 (Tuesday) Host by Hong Kong Astronomical Society
11/9/2018 (Tuesday) Host by Sky Observers' Association (Hong Kong)
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


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(To be conducted in Cantonese)

Stargazing at the Space Museum

Date: 22/8/2018 (Wednesday) Host by Space Observers (H.K.)
19/9/2018 (Wednesday) Host by Starrix
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Rooftop, Hong Kong Space Museum

For details, please refer to Chinese synopsis

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