SAO prize giving ceremony and Observatory Visit


Dear Astronomers,

For this week, we’ll be going to the Science Centre to attend the Singapore Astronomy Olympiad (SAO) prize giving ceremony. Just to give a brief background, SAO is similar to the Olympics. Except that instead of competing in sports, we compete in astronomical knowledge. This event is the announcement of the winner which the Singapore schools competed in. The winner will represent Singapore in overseas competition among other countries.  The details of the event is stated below:

Date: 3 May (Friday)
Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Mendel Auditorium

Guest of Honour:  Mr Cheong Chee Hoo, Director, Networks Division, DSO National Laboratories
Guest Speaker:  Mr Jonathan Hung, President, Singapore Space and Technology Association


5.45 – 6.00pm – Meet at Clubroom (Seventy3 #01-33)
6.15 – 6.30pm – Registration
6.30 – 6.40pm – Welcome address by Tan Wei Lin (Astronomy.SG)
6.40 – 7.10pm – Talk by Mr Jonathan Hung (SSTA)
7.10 – 7.30pm – Prize Presentation by Mr Cheong Chee Hoo (DSO)
7.30 – 8.30pm – Observation session at Science Centre Observatory (Optional)

If wish to join us for this event, please sign up here or email us (



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