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Astronomical Events

West Rand Astronomy Club
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
29 October - From 7pm
Brookwood Trout lodge
Contact: Kenny Neville 082 335 1983
Neil Viljoen 083 320 6465

ASSA Johannesburg Centre
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
4 & 25 November - From 7pm
Old Republic Observatory, 18A Gill Street, Observatory, JHB
Contact: Jerome Jooste @JoosteJerome

ASSA Pretoria Centre
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
18 November - From sunset
Christian Brothers College, Silverton, PTA
Contact: Fred Oosthuizen

Next Show

Please note: Shows will be listed when confirmed by the presenter.

Due to the current student protest action on campus, all shows remain suspended until further notice for safety reasons. We do apologise for the inconvenience.


Space Travel show: R30 per person

Adults R45
Children / Scholars / Students / Seniors R30
Groups (20+) R30 [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

Early November star chart Early November with constellations
Early November stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.