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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.

Shekinah Dark-sky week-end 5 to 7 August 2016 - click for information

Click here for the July 2016 Newsletter!

Please note the increase in membership fees to R200 per annum - renewal of membership is due in July 2016

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NEW!!

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 evenings:

  • Date: Friday 22 July 2016
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 27 July 2016
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Johan Smit
  • Beginners Corner : Annual General Meeting
  • Whats Up : Percy Jacobs
  • Main Topic : Dr Peet van der Walt - General Relativity: 100(+1) Years

Venue:

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