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Scheduled Events

Talks
In JC Lemmer Auditorium
"Astrobiology: European research"  
        by Dr Christian Muller,  EANA
  "The Radio Astronomy Road to South Africa"
by Francois Kapp, SKA

"Gaia Space Telescope - Status and Challenges"
by William O’ Mullane, Gaia Mission Manager

 " Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids and the Impact Hazard to Earth"
by Dr Henry Throop, Univ Pretoria & PSI, Tucson


Scheduled Activities

Young and old
Science Shows by Experilab in GunPark:
10, 11, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm


Digital Planetarium Shows in ArmourCar Hall
by Sci-Bono:
9 and 11am,  12, 1, 3 and 4pm

Ages 13 to 17
"Spectroscopy in a Suitcase" workshop
by Sci-Bono,DellvilleWood Room:
9and 11am, 1 and 4pm


Ages 6 to 10
EUNAWE Solar System workshop in DelvilleWood Room:
10am, 12, 2 and 3pm


For Amateur Telescope Makers
 Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine displays
by Rainer Jakob, next to G6:
9 and 9:30 and 3pm and 3.30pm


ATM and Astrophoto Prize Announcements 1:00pm

  Rocket Motor Test Fire: 1:45pm

Raffle Draw 6pm


SCOPEX 2014  - 13 SEPT 2014 - 9 am to 9pm

At the Museum of Military History - entrance fees on their website

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


What to expect on the day
Commercial Telescopes and accessories at special show prices
Activities: Telescope making demonstrations, Telescope Auction, Talks, Science Shows, ATM and Astrophotography Competitions

Raffle
Win a SmartStar-R80 telescope donated by iOptron

    

Call to exhibit Science Projects
Calling learners of all ages to come show a science project or exhibit
 Contact Us by 20 August to be elegible to win a prize, such as:



Star Party
Bring a picnic and come enjoy the stars
There will be telescopes set up for viewing

Advertise ScopeX (PDF adverts)
English Poster, Afrikaans Poster, English Flyer, Can Banner
Poster English Flyer Afrikaans Flyer Car Banner

Site Layout and Programme
To follow

Commercial Sponsors

Many thanks to all the companies that are donating items
These will be given away as awards and gifts at ScopeX

See you at ScopeX 2014!



(Site last updated 30 July 2014)


Exhibits

ATM
Calling all ATMers to come show their handiwork









Sundials
Diverse collection of sundials built by Rainer Jakob





Astrophotos
Bring your AstroPhoto to exhibit





All-Day Interactive Exhibits
Rocketry
Camera Obscura
AstroPhotography
Student Science exhibits

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SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS  - SCOPEX 2014

Without generous sponsorship, this event would not be possible.
Our heart-felt thanks go to all ScopeX Sponsors and Exhibitors.


SUPPORTERS

Many thanks to all the 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


NON-COMMERCIAL SPONSORS

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

ScopeX is proud to be sponsored by SAASTA
- The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement  aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa. SAASTA is business Unit of the National Research Foundation.

 

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