Bandar Seri Begawan – There’s a beautiful cosmic pairing – the waning crescent moon and dazzling planet Venus – in the early-morning sky on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Enjoy these photos from members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam.
Borneo Bulletin, Sep 28, 2020.
The Astronomical Society of Brunei (PABD) on Saturday night gathered night sky enthusiasts at Warisan Puk Belalan in Kampong Bukit Udal, Tutong District to catch a glimpse of our nearest neighbour in space – the moon.
The gathering was the society’s first participation in the International Observe the Moon Night celebration that has been held annually around the world since 2010 as a global community outreach initiative to encourage the observation, appreciation and understanding of the moon.Continue reading “Brunei joins ‘Moon Night’ celebration”
Malam Memerhati Bulan Sedunia
📅 Saturday, 26th September 2020 / 08 Safar 1442H
🕗 7.00 pm – 6.00 am
📍 Warisan Puk Balaban
(No. 38, Spg 592-50, Jalan Kecil Guayan,
Kg. Bukit Udal, Tutong – See Google Map)
Participants: Limited to 75 only.
Alhamdulillah, the Hilal of Safar 1442H has been sighted at Maghrib today, Friday, 18 September 2020 from Brunei Darussalam.Continue reading “2020 Sep 18 Safar New Moon Crescent”
International Observe the Moon Night (IoMN) is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon.
More info: https://bruneiastronomy.org/web/iomn/
By Lyna Mohamad, Borneo Bulletin (June 23, 2020)
Skywatchers across Brunei Darussalam were treated to a partial solar eclipse, which began yesterday at 3.10pm.
Many used special solar glasses to witness the rare annular event at outdoor locations, while others watched it through a livestreamed session conducted from 2.45pm to 5.30pm by the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD).
The livestream for the Brunei-Muara District was carried out at the Kiarong residence of PABD member Haji Mohd Azri bin Haji Ibrahim, who had even set up viewing equipment for
Bandar Seri Begawan – Tonight’s full moon was a Supermoon which is astronomically known as the perigee-syzygy. It occurs when the full moon is directly opposite the sun and at the closest juncture (perigee) to earth in its orbit.
Tonight’s full moon was the final Supermoon in 2020, and the next occurrence is on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:31 am. (Find out when is the next Supermoon from 2020 until 2030 here)
Here are some of tonight’s best supermoon snapshots from around Brunei Darussalam.Continue reading “2020 May 07 Brightest and Biggest mid-Ramadan Full Moon Rises in the Night Sky Over Brunei”
Bandar Seri Begawan – The bright planets – Jupiter, Saturn and Mars – together with the Waning Moon were all visible today on April 16, 2020 from Mini Astronomical Observatory in Tutong, Brunei Darussalam at predawn hours.Continue reading “2020 Apr 16 Predawn Cosmic Line Up with the Moon from Brunei Darussalam”
Tutong – The 3 bright planets – Jupiter, Mars and Saturn – gather with the crescent Moon in astronomical twilight this morning (March 21, 2020) from Tutong, Brunei Darussalam.Continue reading “2020 Mar 21 Spectacular Close Pairing of Jupiter and Mars”
Bandar Seri Begawan – These are some of exciting and not to be missed cosmic events visible in Brunei to look up next week.
March 18 until March 20, 2020: Three bright planets – Mars, Jupiter and Saturn- will join the crescent moon to form a cosmic cluster in the Eastern sky at dawn from Brunei Darussalam.Continue reading “Planets Gatherings Join the Moon from March 18 until 21, 2020”