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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 March 2014 observation challenge!

Click here for the April 2014 Newsletter!

Click for Library website

NEW!!

New Service: advertise your unwanted equipment!

Downloadable files and information

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 19 April 2014
  • Time: From sunset
Monthly meeting:
  • Date: Wednesday 23 April 2014
  • Time: 19:15
  • Chairperson: Pat Kühn
  • Beginners Corner : Fred Oosthuizen : The element fluorine's exotic origins
  • Whats Up : Percy Jacobs
  • Main Topic : Kobus Vermeulen and Hester Mende : The Mars One project

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