Pretoria Centre of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa
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
Note the date for the 2017 Karoo Star Party - 24 April to 28 April 2017 - click here for more information!
Click here for the April 2017 Newsletter!
Please note the increase in membership fees to R200 per annum - renewal of membership is due in July 2016
for Library website
26 February 2017 Solar Eclipse, with thanks to Johan Moolman:
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
Notice of our next meetings:
- Date: Friday 21 April 2017
- Time: From sunset
- Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017
- Time: 19:15
- Chairperson : Michelle Ferreira
- Beginners Corner : Michael Poll : Crater formation and the lunar crater Copernicus
- Whats Up : Michael Poll
- Main Topic : Neville Young : Astronomy in the 17 th century – travels and travails of Tycho & Kepler”