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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, 11am 12 and 3pm

Sci-Bono Digital Planetarium Shows in ArmourCar Hall:
9, 10 and 11am 12, 2 and 3pm


Ages 13 to 17
Sci-Bono "Spectroscopy in a Suitcase" workshop in DellvilleWood Room:
9, 11am 1 and 3pm

Ages 6 to 10
EUNAWE Solar System workshop in DelvilleWood Room:
10am 12, 2 and 4pm

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



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

at the Museum of Military History  - entrance fee here

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

Call to Students
Come show off your science related exhibit  -  guidelines here
 Contact Us by 20 August to be elegible to win a prize, such as:




Commercial Sponsors
Many thanks to all the companies that have donated items
These will be given away as awards and gifts at ScopeX

Advertise ScopeX
Poster Flyers in English and  Afrikaans  Car Banner

Site Layout and Programme
To follow shortly

See you at ScopeX 2014!





(Site last updated 20 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 - Rules



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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