Pretoria Centre of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa
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
Click here for the August 2017 Newsletter!
Please note the increase in membership fees to R200 per annum - renewal of membership is due in July 2016
for Library website
The annual ScopeX event will be held on 16 September 2017. Click here to access the Scopex website.
The next Karoo Starparty is scheduled for 9 to 12 August 2018 - click here for more information
Telescopes at Kambro - Karoo Starparty 2017, with thanks to Johan Moolman:
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
Notice of our next meetings:
- Date: Friday 18 August 2017
- Time: From sunset
- Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
- Time: 19:15
- Chairperson : Fred Oosthuizn
- Beginners Corner : Nigel Rotherham -- PLATE SOLVING ASTRO IMAGES -- add interest and value without Photoshop
- Whats Up : Danie Barnardo
- Main Talk : Percy Jacobs - Spectroscopy