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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.

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

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NEW!!

ScopeX 2017

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:

Kambro 2017

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 evening:

  • Date: Friday 18 August 2017
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • 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

Venue:

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