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Events

West Rand Astronomy Club
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
25 November
Kromdraai Shooting Range
Contact: Jess Van Elferen 076 432 1222

ASSA Johannesburg Centre
Public Viewing (Weather Permitting)
10 & 24 November - From 7pm
Old Republic Observatory, 18A Gill Street, Observatory, JHB
PLEASE download indemnity form
Contact: Jerome Jooste @JoosteJerome

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.
Sat 16 Dec Show Cancelled. Show cancelled due to the presenter being hospitalized. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Tickets

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, no bookings, strictly no entry after start of the show.

For full show schedule please click HERE.

Star Chart


Late November star chart Late November with constellations
Late November stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.