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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.


Click here for the August 2014 observation challenge!

Click here for the July 2014 Newsletter!

Click for Library website

NEW!!

A reminder that the Pretoria branch of ASSA will once again be reaching out to all who are interested on 1 August 2014 at the Centurion Lifestyle Centre, corner Old Johannesburg Road and Lenchen Avenue, Centurion from dusk onward. Everyone is welcome to come see the 'real stars - live' in the parking lot near the restaurants.

New Service: advertise your unwanted equipment!

The 2015 Karoo starparty will be held from Friday 12 to Tuesday 16 June 2015!!. Click here for more information.

Downloadable files and information

Photos taken at the Karoo Starparty: 1 to 4 May 2014

Telescope-making facebook page

Report Back: Northern Starparty 7 to 9 September 2012

Photographs: Northern Starparty 7 to 9 June 2013

Images from Karoo Starparty 2012

Notice of our next meetings:

Viewing evenings:

  • Date: Friday 22 August 2014
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 27 August 2014
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Michelle Ferreira
  • Beginners Corner : Pat Khn
  • Whats Up : Michael Poll
  • Main Topic : TBA

Venue:

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