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157 boats start 75th Sydney to Hobart yacht race

28 December 2019   |   4:45 pm
157 yachts cross the start line for the 75th edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in sunny conditions on Thursday. The race features some of the top sailing vessels in the world, who will vie for honours throughout the 628 nautical miles separating Sydney Harbour from Hobart, the capital of Australia's island state of Tasmania.


23 Jun 2020
In Hong Kong, dozens of skywatchers ranging from astronomy enthusiasts with telescopes to families enjoying Father's Day gathered at a waterfront park in east Kowloon to witness the partial solar eclipse. Observers along a narrow band from Africa to Asia can witness a dramatic "ring of fire" annular eclipse, but in Hong Kong only a partial solar eclipse - one that covered nearly nine-tenth of the sun - can be seen.