Hong Kong Observatory Open Day 2022 set for Nov 26 and 27
Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will hold the HKO Open Day 2022 on November 26 and 27 (Saturday and Sunday) to showcase the work of the HKO and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Adopting the theme of this year's World Meteorological Day, "Early Warning and Early Action. Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction", the exhibitions at the Open Day will showcase how the HKO applies the latest technology to provide various services including weather forecasting, aviation weather services, microclimate monitoring and radiation monitoring.
Online pre-registration is required. Each applicant may request a maximum of four tickets free of charge. If there is an oversubscription, selection will be made by computer balloting. The online registration system (www.hkoopenday.gov.hk/en) will accept applications from today (October 24) to noon on November 8. Successful applicants will receive tickets with a QR code through email on or before November 21.
HKO Open Day details:
Venue: Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters (134A Nathan Road, Kowloon)
Date: November 26 and 27 (Saturday and Sunday)
Time: 9am to 5pm (total of six sessions each day)
Remarks: The duration of each session is around one hour