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Events


West Rand Astronomy Club
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
26 January
Kromdraai Shooting Range
Contact: Kenny Neville 082 335 1983; Errol Kropf

Now in the Bookshop

Sky Guide Africa South 2019

Sky Guide Africa South 2019

The Sky Guide is the astronomical handbook for southern Africa, and is an invaluable practical resource for anyone who has even a passing interest in the night skies of southern Africa.
Prepared yearly by the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa as a reference work for the novice, amateur and professional astronomer, it continues the tradition of the well-established Astronomical Handbook for Southern Africa.
It presents a wealth of information about the Sun, Moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars in a clear and accessible way, accompanied by a number of diagrams to support the text.

Cost: R135 excluding postage.

Next Show

Please note:

Shows will be listed when we receive confirmation from the presenters.
Show dates will be posted subject to confirmation of soccer fixtures. We do not schedule shows when there is a clash with a match played at the stadium next door.

Shows will resume in February 2019.

For the full show schedule please click HERE.

Tickets

Entrance fee for Regular shows:

Space Travel show: R40 per person

Adults R55
Children / Scholars / Students / Seniors R40
Groups (20+) R40 [pay in one lump sum, booking essential]

Tickets available 30min. before start of show at the door, or , strictly no entry after start of the show.

Star Chart


Mid Jan star chart Mid Jan with constellations
Mid Jan stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.