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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 July 2017 Newsletter!

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

Click for Library website

NEW!!

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 evenings:

  • Date: Friday 21 July 2017
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:dinge
  • Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson : Johan Smit
  • Beginners Corner : Annual General Meeting
  • Whats Up : Michael Poll
  • Main Talk : TBA

Venue:

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