Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2015 on sale (with photos)

     The Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2015 will go on sale tomorrow (November 25).

     The beautiful weather photos displayed in this calendar were all taken in Hong Kong, and for the first time were collected by the Observatory from social media, in July 2014. The response from the public to the Observatory's image collection activity was overwhelming, showing the public's keen interest and enthusiasm in weather observation and the capturing of weather images.

     The Observatory has also launched the "Ambassador of Weather Observation" scheme, which engages students and youngsters in promoting weather observation, as well as the taking of weather photos and videos among families and friends under the title of "Reporting weather together under the Lion Rock".

     The calendar also contains useful climate and astronomical information, including monthly climatological data and special climatological events, the times for the rising and setting of the sun and the moon, dates of eclipses of the sun and the moon, and tidal information.
     At $44 a copy, the calendar is an ideal Christmas and New Year gift for friends and relatives. It is on sale at the Observatory's Resource Centre, the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department and the Kowloon Map Publications Centre of the Lands Department. The calendar is also available through the online Government Bookstore at www.bookstore.gov.hk.

Ends/Monday, November 24, 2014
Issued at HKT 15:00