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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.

Note the date for the 2017 Karoo Star Party - 24 April to 28 April 2017 - click here for more information!

Click here for the February 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!!

Interesting events for February 2017:

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With thanks to Johan Moolman:

Sun image

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 17 March 2017
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Danie Barnardo
  • Beginners Corner : Johan Smit
  • Whats Up : Percy Jacobs
  • Main Topic : Jose da Silva : Exo-planet observing by amateurs

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