2020 Aug 29 Stargazing at Warisan Puk Balaban

Stargazing and camping go hand in hand to enjoy the beauty of our universe.

More than 30 students of Tanjong Maya secondary school enjoyed their ultimate first time stargazing experience at Warisan Puk Balaban on August 29, 2020.

Close conjunction of Saturn and the Moon at about 2 degrees separation on August 29, 2020 from Puk Balaban, Tutong (Photo by Dr Hjh Roslynna Hj Rosli of PABD)

The stargazing session was hosted by the management of Warisan Puk Balaban and facilitated by more than 15 members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD).

The activities included observation of the 3 bright planets – Saturn, Jupiter and Mars, a brief talk on light pollution awareness, and viewing the special astronomical spectacle of the Moon and Saturn conjunction.

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