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Space Museum Tour

Space Museum Tour: Stay indoors and take a look round the "pineapple bun" - Hong Kong Space Museum - to learn more about astronomy and space science.

Previous Live Streaming Programmes

The YouTube channel of the Hong Kong Space Museum has a range of programmes suitable for audiences of different ages to learn about Astronomy and Space Science.

Live View: Solar Telescope

LCSD Edutainment Channel

Please visit the archive of LCSD Edutainment Channel for more science-related contents online.

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Designated as M44, the Beehive Cluster is an open cluster located in the constellation Cancer. It consists of about 1,000 stars. The cluster is at about 600 light years away from the Earth, but it is already a very close deep sky object.
Hubble: ๐Ÿ“žHello, my instrument is broken and I am calling for an on-site repair.
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป: Are you still under warranty?
Hubble: Although I'm already 31, your company offered a "lifetime warranty" to me.
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป: Got it. Let me check the address with you first.
Hubble: I'm in low-Earth orbit, at an altitude of approximately 547 km.
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป: No problem, please expect a repairer ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿš€ right at your place tomorrow.
As we mentioned before, all those shiny stars in the sky are almost spherical. And how come we see photos with stars having a cross or pointy bits and brighter stars have more noticeable crossed spikes.

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