Notice of Next Meeting

Our next monthly meeting takes place on:

  • Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019
  • Time: 19h00 for 19h30
  • Location: Jhb. Observatory
  • Presenter: Percy Jacobs
  • Topic: Spectroscopy

Meetings generally last about one and a half hours, and include a Topic of Interest, What’s Up in the Night Sky, and the Main Speaker’s Presentation. Tea and coffee are served afterwards. Visitors are welcome.

Picnic under the Stars

Our next Picnic under the Stars takes place on:

  • Date: Sunday 29 September
  • Time: 19h00 – 22h00
  • Location: Jhb. Observatory, Top of the hill at the Herbert Baker Library. Map.
  • Topic: Whats Up – a detailed overview of some objects.

The murmering and chuckling displays delight, comfort and contemplative joy at what will be seen in the sky tonight. Bursts of joyous laughter bring one back to the chatter and fun of the evening. Do join ASSA JHB on the hill for a lovely picnic and stars evening. Dress warmly, bring along your own food and drinks. and  oops, do not forget a chair or ‘situpon’. You may bring your own telescope if you want to.


Scopex 2019

Please join us at Scopex 2019:

  • Date: Saturday 14th September
  • Time: 9:00 – 21:00
  • Location: Military Museum (See for more information)

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