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Earth Hour 2017

Support Earth Hour by switching off your lights of from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on Saturday 25 March.

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

Now in the Bookshop

Sky Guide 2017

Sky Guide Africa South 2017

  • Monthly Sky Diary
  • The Sun
  • The Moon
  • The Planets
  • Asteroids
  • Comets
  • Meteors
  • Stars and Constellations
  • Observing the Deep-Sky
  • Basic Observing Skills
  • Astronomy in Southern Africa

Cost: R115 excluding postage.

Africa Moon 2017

Africa Moon 2017 Poster

  • Poster
    Cost: R70.00*
    Size: 995 x 325mm
  • Card
    Cost: R12.00*
    Size: 210 x 90mm

    * Excluding postage

Next Show

Please note:

Shows will be listed when we receive confirmation from the presenters.
Thu 23 Mar 7:30pm The Sky Tonight [Family - not suitable for infants]
Sat 25 Mar 10:30am Space Travel [5 - 8 yrs]
Sat 25 Mar 2:30pm The Sky Tonight [Family - not suitable for infants]


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 March star chart Late March with constellations
Late March stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.