Southern Star Party

Edward Foster
03 April 2019 to 08 April 2019
Time: 19:00 until 10:00

The 16th Southern Star Party

Main Speaker - Dr Daniel Cunnama - Science Engagement Astronomer at the South African Astronomical Observatory.

Second Speaker is Dr Sally Macfarlane - Lecturer at the Department of Astronomy at the University of Cape Town.  She is also a presenter & operator at the Iziko Planetarium

"What's up tonight" with Auke Slotegraaf on Friday and Saturday evening.

"So say we all" with Auke Slotegraaf on Friday and Saturday evening. This is a deep-sky tour of deep sky objects that have (or should have) their own Twitter and Instagram accounts. Binoculars will be fine, a scope will be better, but being interested in Astronomy is sufficient!

Beginners should download the following free material/ 

Big 5 of the African Sky !
ConCards – free star atlas
Stargazing 101 from ASSA
Discover (version 3)
Southern Star Wheel – free DIY planisphere

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Edward Foster


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