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Scheduled Events

Talks
In JC Lemmer Auditorium
Talks from 10am to 4pm
"
Photons – messengers from the astronomical past" by
Dr Andreas Faltenbacher (WITS)


"Supercomputers in the desert"
by  Francois Kapp (SKA)

"100 Years of Proxima Cen"
by  Ian Glass (SAAO)

Raspberry Pi talks and demos
by House4Hack


Shows
In Gun Park

Experilab Science
10am, 11am, 12pm, 3pm

In Armour Car Hall

Digital Planetarium Shows

40 min sessions from 9am - 3pm
(all ages)

In Delville Wood Room
Franctic Photons Show

10 am 12am 2pm
(for Gr 4 - 12)
Galilean Telescope Build
9am, 11an, 1pm
(for Gr 8 - 12)


Rocket Motor Test Fire

Next to "Dakota"
Rocket Motor Test Fire 1:30pm



Announcements

Outside Marrierres Hall
ATM & Astrophoto Awards: 1pm
Raffle Winners: 5pm




SCOPEX 2015  - 25 July - 9 am to 9pm

At the Museum of Military History

Interested in Astronomy, astrophotography, telescopes?
Visit the astronomy event of the year

What to expect on the day
Commercial Telescopes and accessories
Telescope Making, Astrophotography, Talks, Science Shows, Workshops

Raffle items
Come buy your Raffle Ticket at ScopeX


ASI120MC Camera donated by ZWO Co., Ltd
A Sky and Telescope Hot Product 2014


The Solar 60 telescope donated by iOptron


6" Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph donated by OPT Telescopes


Sky-Watcher Maksutov-Cassegrain 4" donated by Telescope Shop



Arduino introduction course and kit donated by House 4 Hack

Calling Students
Come exhibit your Science Project  -  Rules

Prizes will include Raspberry Pi 2 donated by MicroRobotics


Advertise ScopeX
Flyer  Poster  Car Banner



Star Party
Bring a picnic and come enjoy the stars


See you 25 July 2015 at ScopeX !
(Site last updated 30 June 2015)


Exhibits

ATM
Amateur Telescope Makers:
Register your ATM exhibit at the Help Desk by 10am







Astrophotography
The  Rules for entering exhibits


Powershot SX400 Black
donated by Canon-SA

Past winning entries






Sundials


All-day Interactive Exhibits
Rocketry
Camera Obscura
Student Science

2015 COMMERCIAL SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS























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

Non-Commercial Sponsers 2015

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


and NRF/SAASTA
- 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

SUPPORTERS

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





2015 COMMERCIAL SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS

















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