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Mid-Autumn Moongazing Night

10.09.2022 - 11.09.2022
Mid-Autumn Festival is the best time in the year to gather with your loved ones. This September, Ocean Park partners with “Galaxy Scientific Group” are going to organize the “Mid-Autumn Moongazing Night”, where children and parents can use astronomical telescopes to appreciate the moon from a new angle and learn about astronomy through a series of fun workshops. Participants can also explore around the Grand Aquarium at night and craft lanterns to practice upcycling and green living. You can get hands-on to make your own telescopes and constellation projector through workshops and enjoy other intriguing activities. Let’s “bring” the fascinating constellations in the sky to your home, and enjoy an extraordinary Mid-Autumn Festival night!

    Programme Content

    Five Hightlights of “Mid-Autumn Moongazing Night”:
    • StarLab Planetarium Experience
      Enjoy a unique virtual indoor stargazing experience and learn fun and interesting knowledge about astronomy!
    • Telescope exploration
      Participants can use the telescopes provided to observe celestial objects at night. Let’s observe the full moon at a brand-new angle at the Mid-Autumn Festival!
    • DIY telescope and constellation projector making
      Get hands-on to make a portable telescope and use it while you are enjoying the night at the Waterfront area. You can also assemble a mini projector and “bring” the fascinating constellations in the night sky to your home!
    • “Green” lantern workshop
      Use your creativity and make a unique lantern to celebrate the festival using scrap materials by upcycling!
    • Night tour at Grand Aquarium
      Follow our guides and explore the Grand Aquarium at night and observe the nocturnal behaviours of the fishes. Participants can learn more about the relationship between astronomy and the nature.

    Programme Details

    Date 10 or 11 September 2022 (Saturday or Sunday)
    Participant age Aged 3 or above
    (Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying parent/guardian. An eligible paying parent/guardian is recommended to accompany a maximum of FOUR participants aged below 12.)
    Time 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Capacity 240 per programme date
    Location Ocean Park’s Waterfront
    Language Cantonese
    Gathering Time &  Location Pick up the wristband for entry at “Conservation Kiosk” next to Ticketing Office at main entrance from 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm.
    Remarks
    • Participants can enjoy food and snack at lakeside chill at their own expense.
    • Some of the activities will be hosted outdoor and may be subject to change depending the weather conditions, including cancellation or changing to indoor activities, without prior notice.
    • Participants will participate various activities within the designated time and area. Participants are not allowed to enter other areas.
    • Participants may arrange own meals at designated area and participate in various activities on their own according to the programme schedule.
    • Guests are reminded that they may not light any fire in the Park, including candles and naked-flame lanterns.
    • If a participant is in touch with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 14 days of the programme, it is not recommended to participate in this programme.

    Programme fee and enrolment

      Programme fee
    Price (per person)* HK$320
    Fee includes programme fee for 1 person, park admission fee (only apply to specific time and area), and $50 dining cash coupon (please refer to the terms & conditions on the coupon)
    * The pricing is the same for both adults and children. Before enrolment, please read the “Terms and Conditions”.

    Notes

    • All applications will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Enrolment deadline: 6:00pm on 5th September 2022.​
    • The selected date, time, participant’s name cannot be changed or rescheduled. All payments made are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Please make sure the programme dates fit in the participant’s schedule before enrolment.
    • Participant absence due to any circumstances is considered as a “no show”, no rescheduling or other arrangements will be provided. Please be punctual, late-comers will not be entertained.
    • The content of the programme is subject to change without prior notice. In the event of a dispute, the decision of Ocean Park and Galaxy Scientific Group will be final.

    Enquiry

    Please contact Galaxy Scientific Group via e-mail: info@astro.hk or Whatsapp 9811 9630 for enquiry.
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