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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.

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

Click here for the April 2016 Newsletter!

Click for Library website

NEW!!

Special event at the National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria - 14 May 2016. Click here for more information!

Transit of Mercury on 9 May 2016 - click here for event at the CSIR Conference Centre!

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 20 May 2016
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 24 May 2016
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Pierre Lourens
  • Beginners Corner : Michael Poll : Lunar Geography
  • Whats Up : Fred Oosthuizen
  • Main Topic : TBA

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