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ASSA Johannesburg Centre
Telescope Viewing (Weather Permitting)
14 & 28 July from 7 p.m.
Old Republic Observatory, 18A Gill Street, Observatory, JHB
Contact: Jerome Jooste via twitter @JoosteJerome

Now in the Bookshop

Astronomy within reach

Astronomy within reach

Written for the layman in a relax style, the book shows how anyone, using only a pair of eyes or binoculars, can actively participate in astronomy. For instance, the book explains how to see Venus in daylight and how to watch the moons of Jupiter change positions during the course of an evening. Astronomy within reach is also ideailly suited to scholars and educator, being a resource not only for teaching astronomy, but also for learning about general scientific principles such as ellipses. Learn too why the names of the days of the week are all derived from astronomy.
Ook beskikbaar in Afrikaans as "Sterrekunde Binne Bereik"

Cost: R150 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.
Sat 22 July 10:30am Space Travel [5 - 8 yrs]


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

Mid July star chart Mid July with constellations
Mid July stars only

Star charts produced by Dr. Claire Flanagan.