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Pretoria Centre of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa

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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.

Important note for Members

If you were not at the previous meeting, you probably missed the distribution of the Sky Guides.Since we want to make sure you receive your Sky Guides, we have set up three distribution points in Pretoria and Centurion where you may pick up your Sky Guides.Please contact the persons who will act as distributors to make arrangements. Persons in central Pretoria region may contact Michael Poll on 074 473-4785.The distributor in the East is Danie Barnardo on 084 588-6668, while the distributor in Centurion is Johan Smit on 072 806-2939. The Sky Guides will also be available at our next meeting on 27 January 2016.

Note the date for the 2016 Karoo Star Party - 1 to 4 July 2016 - click here for information!

Click here for the January 2016 Newsletter!

Click for Library website

NEW!!

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 19 February 2016
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 24 February 2016
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Michael Moller
  • Beginners Corner : TBA
  • Whats Up : Percy Jacobs
  • Main Topic : Spectroscopy videos

Venue:

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