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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.

The Management wishes all members and site visitors a peaceful holiday season, a blessed Christmas and clear skies in 2018!

Observing!

One of our members, Barbara Cunow have been busy and photographed both the ASSA Top 100 and Bennet catalogue objects:

ASSA Top 100

Bennet Catalogue objects

Excellent work, Barbara!

Look at the ASSA web site for more ideas on the topic. Click on the following link: http://assa.saao.ac.za/how-to-observe/certificates-and-awards

Click here for the November 2017 Newsletter!

Click for Library 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 19 January 2018
  • Time: From sunset

Monthly meeting:

  • Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Bosman Olivier
  • Beginners Corner : Johan Moolman : Sun
  • Whats Up : Pierre Lourens
  • Main Talk : Elon Musk video

Venue:

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