2021 Lyrids Meteor Shower Camp

It Will Rain Stars! Join us for these fun stargazing & enjoy camping under the stars in the suburban dark skies which offer a great view of our Milky Way Galaxy, and featuring the most wonderful night in Ramadan to catch the Lyrids Meteor Shower.

πŸ“…Thursday, 22nd April 2021 / 10 Ramadan 1442H
πŸ•–2.00 pm – 10.00 am
πŸ“Bintudoh Greenspring Resort, Kg. Bang Nukat. Spg 113, Jalan Kg. Menengah-Bukit Sulang Tutong
πŸ’²BND 15 per pax (Limited participants)

More info: www.bruneiastronomy.org/meteorcamp

Reservation/Accommodation & Payment: +673 8899674 / WhatsApp / 2260122 (Mr Susis)

City Stargazing @ Pulau Berambang

A new experience to gaze the stars at a newly scenic camp site @ Tanjung Kindana, Sg. Bunga

Only for Members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD)
Friday, December 25, 2020 & overnight (depart @ 4 pm)
Our Activities: Camping, Moon Watching, Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction, Sunset/Sunrise, Stargazing, BBQ, Jungle Trekking / Brunei History Walk, Brunei River Cruise & more…

πŸ“·πŸͺBring your camera gears/smartphone & join our first Astrophoto Competition

2020 Sep 12 Stargazing at HAGAP

Bandar Seri Begawan – About 15 children guests at Homestay Alai Gayoh Anak Pulau (HAGAP), Tutong, were treated to an amazing night for stargazing on September 12, 2020.

The stargazing @ HAGAP was facilitated by 11 members of The Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD). The session was planned to start at 7 pm at the front lawn, but a thin blanket of clouds and drizzles continuing until pre dawn which put the observation on hold. But, the rest of the sky was clear until sunrise.

Cikgu Benson bin Tunggong, the owner of Homestay Alai Gayoh Anak Pulau (HAGAP) in Bukit Udal, Tutong with some of the children guests (Photo by PABD)
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Stargazing @ HAGAP

Homestay Alai Gayoh Anak Pulau (HAGAP), Jalan Kecil Bukit Kukob, Kampong Bukit Udal, Tutong

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)
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Stargazing at Warisan Puk Balaban

[Closed event, only for members of the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam]

β€’ Telescopes setup
β€’ Stargazing (Planets, Moon and Deepsky Objects)
β€’ Special phenomenon: Close encounter of Moon and Saturn
β€’ In search of Gumala star
β€’ Milkyway astro-photography
β€’ Meet the Andromeda galaxy

Make your own cardboard planisphere

Adapted from Dominic Ford

A planisphere is a simple hand-held device which shows a map of which stars are visible in the night sky at any particular time. By rotating a wheel, it shows how stars move across the sky through the night, and how different constellations are visible at different times of year. On this web page, a kit which you can download and print to make your own planisphere (for Brunei Darussalam) out of paper or cardboard.

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