Bandar Seri Begawan – The Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam will hold a special meeting to discuss initiatives to promote the association and new moon observation. The meeting will take...Read More
Bandar Seri Begawan – The official first day of Ramadan falls tomorrow (27th May 2017) in Brunei Darussalam as the moon crescent of Ramadan was sighted by the officials (of...Read More
BSB 4:56N 114:56E TZ:+8.0 Ht:10m JD:2457899.5 Topo Refrac ON Apparent Sunrise: 6h 05m 35s LT Apparent Sunset: 18h 29m 00s LT AT APPARENT SUNSET> New Moon Visibility (Yallop/BT,q-0.103)C: May need...Read More
Bandar Seri Begawan – July 05, 2016. A group of members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam was at the Agok Hill in Tutong for the moonsighting to observe the new...Read More
By Hazarry Hj Ali Ahmad What happens during a partial solar eclipse? A perfect alignment of the Earth-Moon-Sun bodies is required for a solar eclipse to occur. As seen...Read More
Bandar Seri Begawan – In the predawn hours of December 13, 2015, as the Earth began to sweep through a dense remains of debris from asteroid 3200 Phaethon, these falling...Read More
Tutong – On July 18, 2015, a local astronomy enthusiast dedicated a backyard mini observatory, a roll-off roof structure housing a 152mm refractor telescope, at Keriam in Tutong, Brunei...Read More
Planetary Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter on June 30 and July 01 after sunset. Dont miss it! UPDATE: June 30, 2015. Some photos of the event....Read More
Bandar Seri Begawan – The official new moon sighting date to determine the beginning Ramadan 1436H will be on Tuesday afternoon, June 16. The sightings will be carried out in...Read More
Bandar Seri Begawan – The Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam will hold a special meeting to discuss initiatives to promote the association and new moon observation. The meeting will take place: Date: Wednesday June 07,...
Bandar Seri Begawan – A meeting was held in UNISSA in late afternoon on March 21, 2015, to discuss activities during the upcoming lunar eclipse. Present at the meeting were Hazarry (General Secretary), Hj Julaihi (Deputy...
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- Astronomy without light October 13, 2017Gravitational waves let us see the invisible universe in new ways.