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  • Hong Kong Observatory Open Day to be held this weekend

  • Wednesday, 20th March 2019

The annual Open Day of the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will take place on March 23 (Saturday) and March 24 (Sunday).

Adopting the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day, “The Sun, the Earth and the Weather”, the exhibitions at the Open Day will introduce information about space weather and showcase how the HKO applies the latest technology to provide various services including weather forecasting, aviation weather, microclimate monitoring and radiation monitoring.

Apart from viewing the exhibits and playing at the game booths, visitors will have the chance to take photographs with the Director of the HKO, Mr Shun Chi-ming, and the HKO mascot, Dr Tin. TV weather presenters from the HKO will also demonstrate hosting of TV weather programmes.

Details of the Open Day are as follows:

Venue:
Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters (134A Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui)

Time:
March 23 (Saturday)   Noon to 4.30pm
March 24 (Sunday)     10am to 4.30pm

In anticipation of a large number of visitors, crowd control measures with one-way flow will be implemented. Visitors should enter via the front gate on Nathan Road and exit at the back gate on Observatory Road.

For more information about the Open Day, please visit the HKO website www.hko.gov.hk/openday/2019/indexe.htm .

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