Hong Kong Space Museum
Hong Kong Space Museum is located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong 10, adjacent to Hong Kong Cultural Center and the Hong Kong Museum of Art, covering eight thousand square meters, is in Hong Kong to promote astronomy and space science-based Museum of Astronomy, is the world's equipment one of the most advanced space and Science Center. Astronomy Space Museum holds regular exhibitions and lectures each type, also open to schools, organizations and the public to visit. Space Museum has an egg-shaped shell building, for the early, because the egg-shaped building (Theater), is a princess squares, so many people have called it "pineapple buns."
The museum is divided into east and west sides, the east side of shape like a giant egg, features a planetarium and an exhibition hall; the west side of the solar science hall. Theater canopy diameter of 23 m, located 315 seats, is the world's largest planetarium hall. More than 8,000 stars projected astrological instrument can include the sky, including the sun, the moon and the Five Elements five planets projected onto the sky. The hall is also equipped with a very novel Omnimax projector, first used in Asia. Chamber of six-channel sound system, there are dozens of set of speakers, with excellent results.
Hall introduces the ancient and modern astronomy astronomy. Ancient Chinese astronomers observe astronomical display are recorded Taurus supernova in 1054, known as the Treasure of high-energy astrophysics, is valuable information for the study of celestial bodies. There are the remains of ancient Western astronomy, such as the UK's Stonehenge, the pyramids of Egypt, one of Dunhuang map of Na Sika plains of Peru and the oldest extant star chart and a variety of ancient astronomical instruments. In modern astronomy exhibition, in addition to the general content of astronomical phenomena, also describes the history of rocket development, modern space exploration technology, space shuttle on display there, Pioneer spacecraft in confined spaces such as model number 10.
Sun Science Hall has 12 groups around the sun theme of the exhibition, describes the structure of the sun, the sun and the history of various phenomena of solar and so on. Chamber Installation of one 20 cm diameter solar telescope, you can see the sun's corona, prominences, chromosphere and photosphere and so on. The Office encourages the viewer to manipulate some of their own equipment. The museum also astronomical events organized in cooperation with various cultural bodies in Hong Kong, the popularity of astronomical knowledge.
Scenic Area Address: No. Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Yau Tsim Mong District 10.
Car lines: 1, MTR Tsuen Wan line Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit E, walk to the Salisbury Road, turn right, via Hong Kong YMCA jump on the pedestrian tunnel to Hong Kong Space Museum; 2, take KMB 1a, 1,2 , 6a, 6,7,8a, 8p, 9 to the road; 3, from Central or Wanchai to take TST Star Ferry, about 10 minutes walk.