What an eclipse!

A cloudless morning set the stage for a brilliant Solar Eclipse show and what a sight it was! 3,000 people witnessed this on a working day morning with some showing up as early as 7am to check it out! With telescopes, venuscopes, free solar glasses and a live webcast – Science Centre Singapore was ready for our…

More Singaporeans catching Eclipses and other Celestial events

“Eclipses (Solar and Lunar) are relatively rare events occuring about 4 to 7 times per year throughout the world, albeit visible only in some parts of the world. … There has been an increasing participation in Singaporeans catching eclipses and other celestial events throughout the years. This could be attributed to better awareness and more…

Third of a Lunar Tetrad – Find out what this means!

Some things always cause excitement. One of them is an eclipse. In Dec 2011, I felt the awesomeness of being in the exact paths of the Moon and Sun, and facing the right side of Earth to be able to observe the total lunar eclipse. It was especially so because that was the last total…

Once in a red moon (again)

Three years ago, shortly after I joined Science Centre, I learnt about the last total lunar eclipse of 2011 on 10 Dec 2014 and managed to enjoy the eclipse process with my husband and friends at the Jurong Lake Park. We had coined it as a “Once in a red moon” affair back then as…

Once in a red moon

It was a joy to watch the last Total Lunar Eclipse of 2011. In fact, it would be three years later before we could see a Total Lunar Eclipse again. My husband and I arranged with some friends to watch the eclipse at Jurong Lake Park near our place. We were blessed with clear sky…