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Welcome!

The Pretoria branch of the Astronomical Society of South Africa offers amateur and professional astronomers the chance to learn more about the field of astronomy and enjoy the unique southern skies.

Shekinah Dark-sky week-end 5 to 7 August 2016 - click for information

Click here for the August 2016 Newsletter!

Please note the increase in membership fees to R200 per annum - renewal of membership is due in July 2016

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NEW!!

Two useful new items provided by Johan Moolman (with thanks):

Advertise your unwanted equipment!

13 September 2015 Solar Eclipse - PDF file with images by Johan Moolman & Percy Jacobs

Downloadable files and information

Website with photograps by Johan Moolman - not only astrophotography

Telescope-making facebook page

Notice of our next meetings:

Viewing evenings:

  • Date: Friday 19 August 2016
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 24 August 2016
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Michael Moller
  • Beginners Corner : Michael Poll - Lunar Names
  • Whats Up : Fred Oosthuizen
  • Main Topic : TBA

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