#AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong #香港| #香港太空館 #HongKongSpaceMuseum #April2023|#HKSpMActivity – The live webcast streaming of Partial #SolarEclipse 20th April 2023

A partial solar eclipse will occur in Hong Kong SAR, China, People’s Republic of China on 20 April 2023 Hong  Kong SAR- Beijing Time , the eclipse magnitude is just about 0.03. The eclipse will not noticeably weaken the sunlight at that time. As the eclipse magnitude is small, observers may need a telescope to observe this solar eclipse. A specialised solar filter or an indirect way such as the projection method is essential for solar observation. Inadequate ways to observe the Sun may result in severe ocular burns…… Also the eclipse magnitude is just about 0.03. The eclipse will not noticeably weaken the sunlight at that time. As the eclipse magnitude is small, observers may need a telescope to observe this solar eclipse. A specialised solar filter or an indirect way such as the projection method is essential for solar observation. Inadequate ways to observe the Sun may result in severe ocular burns. The general public may also check the online platforms of the Hong Kong Space Museum to watch the live image of the solar eclipse on that day. The next partial solar eclipse in Hong Kong will occur on 22 July 2028, whose magnitude will even be smaller than that of this one.

Partial eclipse begins: the instant when the Moon’s limb contacts the Sun’s limb.

Greatest eclipse: the instant when the apparent centers of the Moon and the Sun are at the smallest separation. The eclipse magnitude reaches its maximum at this time.

Partial eclipse ends: the instant when the Moon’s limb leaves the Sun’s limb completely.

Eclipse magnitude: reflects how deep the Moon eclipses the Sun. The larger the magnitude is, the larger proportion of the Sun is covered.

PlacesPartial eclipse beginsGreatest eclipsePartial eclipse endsEclipse Magnitude
Tin Shui Wai Park12:37:0912:55:0613:13:090.02
HK International Airport12:35:5412:54:4713:13:450.022
Tai Po Waterfront Park12:35:5412:55:2413:14:580.024
Tsuen Wan Park12:35:2212:55:0913:15:010.025
Sha Tin Park12:35:0212:55:1913:16:380.026
Avenue of Stars, Tsim Sha Tsui12:34:1212:55:0913:16:100.028
Statue Square, Central12:34:0912:55:0713:16:080.028
Victoria Park12:34:0012:55:1013:16:230.028
Tseung Kwan O Waterfront Park12:33:4812:55:1913:16:520.029
Heng Fa Chuen Promenade12:33:4012:55:1513:16:530.029
Siu Sai Wan Promenade12:33:2812:55:1513:17:050.030
Stanley Main Beach12:33:1312:55:0713:17:040.030
Shek O Beach12:33:0612:55:1113:17:200.031

The eclipse this time is a hybrid solar eclipse. In addition to the partial solar eclipse, there are some places on Earth where a total solar eclipse or annular solar eclipse can be observed. The central point of the eclipse is located at the South of the equator. The eclipse magnitude is larger when the observer is closer to the central point. In Hong Kong, the partial solar eclipse will begin around noon. It can be observed from many districts. However, the eclipse magnitude and duration will be slightly larger in the southeastern region. Interested observers may first consider places at Kowloon East or the eastern part of Hong Kong Island.

The partial solar eclipse begins at 12:34 pm, where the Sun is located at about 79 degrees above the southwest horizon at that time. The entire eclipse will end at 1:16 pm.

StageTime (HKT)Altitude (degrees)Azimuth (degrees)
Partial eclipse begins12:3479195
Greatest eclipse12:5577217
Partial eclipse ends13:1673232

Date: 20.4.2023 (Thursday) Time: 12:30 – 1:20 pm

日食詳細資料 Information of the Solar Eclipse

12.34 pm 初虧 Partial eclipse begins

12.55 pm 食甚 greatest eclipse

1.16 pm 復圓 Partial eclipse ends





Located in the Heart of Hong Kong central of Victoria Harbour in which locate looking at the iconic Megatroplis HongKong Island city landscape from the opposite is the Hong Kong Space Museum  香港太空館 in which located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China –People’s Republic of China..  in which is one of the most international iconic buildings architecturally due to its hemispheric round dome in which is iconic known as one of Hong Kong’s local most cherish bread pastries the Pineapple Bun – Bolo Bao due to the pineapple ceramic texturing tiles of the dome structure that resembles the delicious texturing of the Pineapple Bun .. In which on In June 2014, the Hong Kong Government listed the pineapple bun as a part of Hong Kong’s intangible cultural heritage. … Despite the name, it does not traditionally contain pineapple; rather, the name refers to the look of the characteristic topping (which resembles the texture of a pineapple)……

Images and visuals are from the Hong Kong Space Museum –香港太空館 Hong Kong Space Museum –- 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR- China- People’s Republic of China …..

#AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong #CNSA – China National Space Administration | #HongKongSpaceMuseum #HongKong Students doing Taikonauts- Young Chinese Astronaut training Camp 2017 – the real right Stuff…



In Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong, a group of Hong Kong selected thirty junior high school students in becoming aspiring-inspiring   Taikonauts-Chinese Astronauts in which they got to experience of what life of an Taikonauts life is   Astronauts in an educational trip during the 2017 year.. in which during that year which INNOTECH 2017 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, one of the most featured articles is the CNSA-Chinese National Space Administration and their important  work they do in which featured the guest speaker Wang Yaping: China’s second female astronaut whom made living history as part of the crew of the Shenzhou nine crew..  In which the Chinese Central government offer Hong Kong Students in the region to take part in the soon to be first upcoming civilian Taikonaut program….. Within the decade..

Their journey takes them in meeting up with at the Hong Kong Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui next to the Hong Kong Cultural Center opposite to the famous hotel The Peninsula Hong Kong… in where there chartered transportation takes them to Hong Kong International Airport among with their families… in which they depart on Cathay Dragon-Cathay Pacific’s Domestic airliner..  From there they embark onwards towards mainland China towards where they spend visiting Beijing Aerospace city also Jiuquan Satellite Launch center in where CNSA launch their Long March carrier rocket program.. From there they did various fun team building working exercises in which constructing a rocket to launch to understand the key concepts.. They visited China Astronaut Research Training center in which located in Beijing in which they got to experience the real training of what the crews train undergoes.. as they tour through China’s Capital Beijing they got to visit NAOC-China Astronomical Observatories Chinese Academy of Sciences in which they got educated like how the Astronaut training undergoes also earning various merits.. As the lesson draws in they got to wear the real EVA suits that they used in space..  In which NAOC-CNSA- Astronaut Center of China’s staff assisted the students in wearing them,  Onwards they under goes the various physical training at the Environmental Control and Life Support Tech where they learning about the environmental and life support systems… in which taking real exams like as did with the training..

At the Hong Kong Space Museum with the 2017 group of thirty students undertake the important learning aspirations of being a Taikonaut -Chinese Astronaut..

Among with the fun nights they got to hang around with the national hero’s key members of the CNSA staff also with the Taikonauts of the Shenzhou nine missions also the National Hero Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping… as the journeys progressive they visited various launching complexes from historic to its current in where what goes behind the scenes..

From there after days of educational fun training, it was time to head off to another destinations one of China’s previous Capitals Xian… In where the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) was establish … visiting the terracotta tomb guardians army of the fallen Qin Shi Haung also the Ming Dynasty fortress walls of the inner city in which replaced the aging Qin Dynasty fortifications ……

China’s second female Taikonaut also a National hero Wang Yaping..

The key sponsors for the timeless education endeavoring experience in the selection process is the Hong Kong Space Museum,  Hong Kong Government- Leisure and Cultural Services Department, The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, Astronaut Center of China, JSLC  in which provided the training , transportation, accommodation for all participating students.

Given that you’re interesting for the 2018 selection for the Young Spaceman Experience Camp 2018, in be held on from 30th July to 6th of August 2018 … in which local Hong Kong schools can nominate two students with the forwarding documentations forwarding date before 31st May 2018 or hand in person to the Hong Kong Space museum.. In which they will be selected by interviewing process.. Whom have a key interest in inspiring interest in astronomy and space science, and deepen their understanding of China’s space industry and Chinese culture.

香港 #AlreadyTomorrowInHongKong- Adventuring without a blue box-TARDIS | Hong Kong Space Museum – under renovations – One unique Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui …..!

There’s an interesting place also one of my many traditional favorites is “Hong Kong Space Museum” is situated very nearby the Hong Kong Cultural Center in which jointed together in Tsim Sha Tsui.. as visiting Ocean Park fourth time also this is technical fourth, but I did Periscope, also live streaming on another platform the lobby also it’s exhibits of what was available for a while the surrounding parts was undergoing through a massive exhibits refurbishment multimillion dollar renovations at the time I was there on 23rd September 2016, until now it is still undergoing through the extensive renovations with more than one hundred sets of exhibitions underway ….

Situated on 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, in which is very easy to get access to via Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station or from Central from the IFC- international Finance Center, or via Star Ferry… Hong Kong Space museum sits, just next door to the Hong Kong Cultural center but with amazing timeless spectacular views of Hong Kong Island… also sitting on Victoria Harbour also adjacent in front of the Hong Kong Museum of Art which also closed for renovations also… at that time late September 2016, outside the Space Museum it was still displaying lanterns from the Mid-Autumn festival with various astronomy themes… Opened on eighth of October 1980 after three year construction from 1977, in which was to house its Planetarium systems in which was previously the Carl Zeiss equipment, but latterly in 2008 renovating the museum decide to go on full on digital for a 8K digital 3D Planetarium systems also systematic upgrades at will whenever it need to be there up as a fashion trendsetter.. The planetarium comes with various languages broadcasting in with headsets provide.. As some content It provides to the audiences programmes are live with a presenter or presenters, or content brought driven..

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The Hong Kong Space museum is iconic by default of design in which it has a semi -circular dome shape design in which has adjacently with two wings building in which house its with extensively massive exhibits in which houses massive halls in which catering Hall of Astronomy, massive Auditorium, shops offices, also the building is structurally design flow with the Hong Kong Cultural Center innovative revolutionary architecture.

There are three parts of the Hong Kong Space Museum, one is in main center placement, and the second is the remote interactive observatory in Sai Kung the Hong Kong Space Museum Sai Kung iObservatory,   in which situated in the Lady MacLeHose Holiday Village in which house 60 cm mirror Cassegrain mirror enclosing Six meter dome facility in which opened on 2008 in which the third is the Astropark in with a Dark skies park in mind within a mountainous side of Hong Kong, located area wise of Chong Hing Water Sports Center, west sea Cofferdam High Island Reservoir in Sai Kung.. in which the facilitates from beginners to senior level of Astronomy with 1,200 Square meters of park space featuring replicates of ancient Chinese astronomy equipment, also the park caters towards which benches an telescope piers in which you can mount your own telescope in the park..

As I examine, the lobby area, there was a lecturing was underway, as I just missed watching it, as one of the talks within the auditorium was underway it was discussing one of the Shaw Prize topics in Astronomy… The Hong Kong Space Museum shop is well stocked, extensively also very scientifically relative that to Auckland Observatory, in which the Complete Hong Kong Space Museum is least thirty to forty times larger than to Auckland  Observatory….  Walking upstairs only to find the that the Stanley Ho Space Theater was in session as its next showing was later in 2.40 PM in the Afternoon… if you don’t realize whom is Stanley Ho is…?, Well he’s one of many Macau’s Casino Billionaires…..

As I walk down back towards the lobby, so I decidedly to scope the place but only what’s been only available, the panel of information of the shows, also describing what was available on the display boards it was a quick scope unlike the other previous scopes that I’ve traditional do… next time round coming back would examine the place closer as the next time the place will have its extensive exhibits also one of the exhibits features a full scale detail mock-up of the space shuttle cockpit section with the mid-deck, as from the last time it was pretty awesome also ..