Category: Celestial Events

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Mars Watch 2010

Partial Solar Eclipse @ Science Centre’s Observatory

Date: 15th Jan (Fri) Time: 3:30pm – 5pm Venue: The Observatory @ Omni-Theatre Fee: Free admission (No registration required) … The partial solar eclipse will commence at 3:10pm, reach a maximum around 4:26pm and end at 5:32pm. Please remember never to look at the Sun directly with the naked eye.

Geminids Meteor Shower

Occurring every year in mid-December, the Geminid meteor shower is commonly referred to as the most reliable meteor shower of the year. That is, it almost always puts on a great show! The Geminid meteor shower is sure to be a stunning show this year, as the Moon will not be visible at night, so…
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Geminids Star Party

Come and join MPASTRO as they organise the Geminids Star Party! It is one of the best meteor showers to catch, as well as a chance to get together! This star party will be held on 11 Dec – 12 Dec. More details to be announced later.

Perseids Star Party

MPASTRO is organising the Perseids Star Party over the weekend (14 Aug – 15 Aug), quite close to the actual peak, so do join fellow enthusiasts in observation! More details will be announced closer to the date.

Lyrids Star Party

On 17 Apr – 18 Apr 2010, MPASTRO will be organising the Lyrids Star Party. Do check back for more details closer to the event.

Leonids Meteor Shower

Leonids’ Radiant Map From Wes Stone’s Skytour: Leonids Predicted Maximum: November 17, ~21:00 UT (=Nov. 17, 1:00pm PST; Nov. 17, 4:00pm EST) Moon: New Moon (no interference) WHEN TO WATCH: The predicted outburst, perhaps with rates of 100-500 Leonids per hour, strongly favors Asian observers, who should watch on the morning of November 18. North…
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Galilean Nights 2009

The Orionids are fast meteors, perhaps a bit faint on average but capable of producing fireballs. Date: 23 Oct 2009 (Friday) Time: 1900hrs– 2130hrs Venue: Marine Parade Community Club / Woodlands Community Club (simultaneous) Date: 24 Oct 2009 (Saturday) Time: 1400hrs – Overnight Venue: Woodlands Community Club / Marina Barrage (2000 hrs onwards) Registration is…
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Astrobash XXIV

Come this December, NUSAS will organise a 3D2N trip to Bintan Island! This overseas stargazing trip to catch the Geminids Meteor Shower organised by NUSAS is available to all at a very affordable cheap price of $160 ($150 for members and ex-Astrobashers)! This year, we will be watching it during its peak, and with the…
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Punggai Orionids Astronomy Trip

Hi Sir, This Oct 23/10/09 to 25/10/09. Friday to Sunday. This time we will see the Orionid shower(weather permitting) This time we only have four chalets left. Limited to only 20 peoples. First come basic. Cost is S$130.00 per person for 5 sharing per chalet. Interest please e mail me at yenaw@pacific.net.sg Closing date :…
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