Bandar Seri Begawan – A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs from 1.45 am until 5.04 am from Brunei Darussalam on Saturday, June 6, 2020, corresponds to 14 Syawal 1441H. During this event, the full Moon crosses the penumbral shadow of the Earth and causing only slightly dimmed on the Moon.Continue reading “Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on June 6, 2020”
Bandar Seri Begawan – A penumbral eclipse of the moon will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at pre-dawn hours, from 1.09 a.m. until 5.11 a.m in Brunei Darussalam. The first eclipse of 2020 is also visible from the geographic regions of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
There are three categories of lunar eclipse: total, partial and penumbral. In a penumbral lunar eclipse, only the faint or diffuse outer shadow of Earth (known as penumbra) falls on the moon’s face. This kind of lunar eclipse is much more subtle, and much more difficult to observe, than either a total or partial eclipse of the moon. There is never a dramatic darkening of the moon, as in when the Earth’s darkest shadow (umbra) moves over the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse.
Here are the compiled lists of live online streaming video to enjoy the spectacular December 26, 2019 “ring of fire” solar eclipse live streaming from around the annularity pathway. More sites will be added soon.
|Area of Annular Solar Eclipse||Time Starts of Broadcast||URL Link|
|Sri Lanka by Institute of Astronomy Sri Lanka||December 26, 2019|
9.30 am (UTC+8)
|Batam, Indonesia by Saizwagazer Astronomy||December 26, 2019|
10:00 am (UTC+8)
|Abu Dhabi, UAE by the International Astronomy Centre||December 26, 2019|
10:30 am (UTC+8)
|Saudi Arabia by the Astronomy Department in King Abdulaziz University||December 26, 2019|
11:15 am (UTC+8)
|Sri Aman, Sarawak, Malaysia |
by the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam
|December 26, 2019|
11:30 am (UTC+8)
Join the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) for this exclusive 6-days Ring of Fire Expedition to Kuching from December 22 until 27, 2019 to witness the annular eclipse of the sun from Masjid Bandar Sri Aman, a collaboration with Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Masjid Sri Aman. An annular solar eclipse is in itself special, but to possibly experience it is truly a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Bandar Seri Begawan — An astronomy talk organised by the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) has provided some insight about the December 26, 2019, solar eclipse.
Two special astronomy topics were presented during the space talk, which was held on Saturday night, December 14, 2019, at the Box, Telanai Avenue.
Hazarry bin Haji Ali Ahmad, General Secretary of PABD, explained to the public members on eclipses with his presentation “Chasing the moon shadow of 2019 Annular Eclipse”.
Md Qawiem bin Hj Md Jamil, Executive Committee of PABD, presented the origin story of dark matter and dark energy, and their evolution.Continue reading “PABD Gives Talk on Upcoming Solar Eclipse and Dark Cosmology”
The moon shadow of the annular solar eclipse is going to pass through the Arabian Peninsula, southern India, Borneo, Philippines and Guam this month (December). To mark the occasion of the December 2019 celestial event, the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) will host a Space Talk at the Box, Telanai Avenue on Saturday, December 14, 2019. This event is free and open to the public.
PABD will give a presentation about what to expect with the eclipse, why solar eclipses are so rare and spectacular to see, where should you be in this region to view the eclipse for its annularity and what the view will be like in Brunei Darussalam. Safe viewing and photography tips will also be discussed, and the PABD will also hand out special glasses for viewing the eclipse (limited to only the first 30 group of family/individual at the talk).
If you are curious about the cosmos of many mysteries, then the second presentation by PABD will explain one of the universe’s unsolved mysteries – Dark Matter.
Astronomy enthusiasts, Members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam and general public are welcome to join, and registration of the event since the space is limited via www.bruneiastronomy.org/spacetalkContinue reading “Space Talk @ the Box on Dec 14, 2019”
Bandar Seri Begawan – A solar eclipse expedition of RING OF FIRE will take place in conjunction of Dec 26, 2019 Annular Solar Eclipse in December 2019.
Join the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) for this exclusive 6-days Expedition (22-27 December 2019) to witness the annular eclipse of the sun in Sri Aman, a collaboration with Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Masjid Bandar Sri Aman.
Truly a once-in-a-lifetime adventure! Register and Join the convoy at www.bruneiastronomy.org/xpdc
The road trip /convoy will bring you a rare opportunity to watch “a string of beads” (Baily’s Beads Effect) from the edges of the sun, and a very spectacular sight as a small “ring of fire” or annulus remains around the sun at greatest eclipse. This is a rare celestial event as the next annular eclipse will take place in Borneo in 2031!
Details and questions, join PABD Expedition Whatsapp group www.bruneiastronomy.org/expedition or call +673 815 8392 (Husaini)
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Bandar Seri Begawan – Curiosity and awe have greeted a partial lunar eclipse at pre-dawn hours of July 17, 2019. Here are some of the eclipse moment photographed around Brunei Darussalam.
The following pictures were taken at Panaga Beach , during lunar eclipse on Wednesday 17th between 3.15 and 5:30 am by Rolando Fidel Pinto. Gear used DSLR Pentax K1 with Pentax 1.4x HD PENTAX-DA AF Rear Converter AW and Pentax HD DA 560mm ED AW F5.6 ED AW Lens, which delivers a total focal length of 784mm. Tripod used is a Velbo Pro Geo V630 with a Jobu Design Gimbal Head DMG-HD4
Borneo Bulletin | July 18, 2019 by Khairil Hassan
THE scene was set during the wee hours of yesterday morning for Bruneians to witness one of astronomy’s rarest phenomena, the clear skies providing a magnificent view of the much-anticipated partial lunar eclipse.
The cosmic spectacle occurred just before the Moon set, when our natural satellite was partially covered by Earth’s shadow.
A total of 9,306 viewers watched the live Facebook feed provided by the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD), broadcast from the Mini Observatory in Kampong Keriam, Tutong District.Continue reading “Rare lunar spectacle wows local stargazers”