2009
Mersing Astronomy Expedition

3-hour drive to a starry, starry night.

Regarded as the best spot for stargazing just outside of Singapore, Mersing is a town on a eastern coast of Malaysia with a spectacular view of the night skies. We set out to camp at an open area the size of eight football fields for an unobstructed view of the heavens above, while braving a thunderstorm. Lately, developments in the area have contributed to light pollution damaging the once-perfect dark skies.

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