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 skies.
The dark-sky weekend of 13 - 14 April at Deelfontein, Vredefort Dome was postponed due to the weather - check back for details of a new date later!
Telescopes at Kambro - Karoo Starparty 2017, with thanks to Johan Moolman:
Useful information regarding telescopes - part of a talk by Johan Smit at the February meeting
D = Aperture (diameter of main mirror/lens of telescope in millimeters)
Click here to download a useful spreadsheet to determine optimal eyepiece selection for your telescope: download
Two useful new items provided by Johan Moolman (with thanks):
Notice of our next meetings: