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AstroPhoto Award Winners 2015

Horse Head Nebula and Flame Nebula by Neil Viljoen
Awarded CANON Powershot

Lagoon Nebula by Johan Smit
Awarded a Baader Planetarium Universal Digital Camera Holder

Saturn by Madelaine Bloemhof
Awarded "Atlas of the Messier Objects"

ScopeX Student Challenge Winners

Sci-bono Galilean Telescope Build

Annual Telescope and Astronomy Expo
15 October 2016
9am to 9pm
At the Museum of Military History, Johannesburg

What to expect on the day

Commercial Telescopes and accessories
Talks, Science Shows, Workshops

Student Science Projects exhibits  >>>

Star Party from 5pm

Contact us
If you want to contribute to ScopeX 2016 or build a telescope to exhibit

Donations to ScopeX 2016
To be raffled or given away as prizes

ASI185 MC Camera donated by ZWO Co., Ltd

Camera donated by Canon

Books donated by Cambridge University Press

Stargazing in Prince Albert by Astro Tours   

See you on 15 October 2016 at ScopeX

(Site last updated 10 July 2016)

ATM Award Winners

Read about ATM winners >>>

Gerhard Bloemhof

Eric Slaghuis

Chris Curry

Joos Bloem

ASSA Pretoria Centre


Our heart-felt thanks go to all ScopeX Sponsors and Exhibitors

Non-Commercial Sponsers 2016

ScopeX is proud to be sponsored by
Department of Science and Technology

- The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement is a business Unit of the National Research Foundation.

Many thanks to Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
, the South African Astronomical Observatory  and the EUNAWE for their support

Commercial Sponsers 2015
Many thanks to all companies donating items
Without generous sponsorship, this event would not be possible


Many thanks to all amateur groups that have supported ScopeX in the past:
Johannesburg Centre of ASSA

Pretoria Centre of ASSA

Cape Centre of ASSA

Durban Centre of ASSA
Garden Route Centre of ASSA

Bloemfontein Centre of ASSA

West Rand Astronomy Club

Unika Voortrekkerkommando

Many thanks to Park Town Boys High School - and particularly John Scott - for accommodating the ATM class for over a decade


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