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Events - Astronomy
Hennie Maas, Radio presenter at RSG (Radio Sonder Grense) and host to the program ‘Sterre en Planete’ will take us on a tour through the night sky and teach us more about our sun, moon and planets of our solar system. We will discuss interesting facts about other objects in our galaxy.

25 August 2018 @ 16:30
Café Kremetart Kameeldrift
Cost: R150 per person
Contact: Johan Rademan 082 375 4717

ScopeX 2018
ScopeX 2018
15 September 2018
Museum of Military History, Johannesburg
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For details please

Now in the Bookshop

Sky Guide Africa South 2018

Sky Guide Africa South 2018

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: R130 excluding postage.

Africa Moon 2018

Africa Moon 2018 Poster

  • Poster
    Cost: R75.00*
    Size: 995 x 325mm
  • Card
    Cost: R14.00*
    Size: 210 x 90mm

    * 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.
Fri 24 Aug  7:30 p.m. The Sky Tonight  [Teenagers & Adults]
Sat 25 Aug 10:30 a.m. Space Travel  [5 - 8yrs]

For the full show schedule please click HERE.


Entrance fee for Regular shows:

Space Travel show: R35 per person

Adults R50
Children / Scholars / Students / Seniors R35
Groups (20+) R35 [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 August star chart Mid August with constellations
Mid August stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.