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2014: Astrophoto Winners

Johan Moolman:
Saturated Moon - Glimpse at Lunar Chemistry

Paul Smit:
Eta Carina Region

Johan Smit:
Asteroid occulation photograph

2014: Raffle Winners

Donated by iOptron: iOptron R80 telescope
Won by Andreas Dinkelacker

Donated by G&L Agencies: Celestron Sky Prodigy
Won by Peter van den Meer

Celestron Sky Master 20x80
Won by Kamal Cassiram

Donated by Kameraz: Canon 1200D DSLT + lens
Won by Daryl Garner-Savory

SCOPEX 2015  - 25 July - 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
Telescope making and Astrophotography exhibits and demonstrations, Talks, Science Shows, Science Workshops for scholars

Come exhibit your Science Project

Calling students of all ages
Enter Catch a Star 2015 and bring your entry
Contact us by 20 June to be eligible to win a prize

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

Highlights from 2014

Dobson style Solar Scope built and donated to Sci-Bono

Talks given ScopeX 2014
ATM Report and Final Report

Photo Gallery and Astrophotos

Michael Ellis, Sci-Bono Science Centre Manager,
Nooitgedacht Primary scholars on their Science Project Exhibits

See you 25 July 2015 at ScopeX !

(Site last updated 13 December 2014)

2014: ATM Award Winners

Peter Rendall

Carmel Ives

Eric Slaghuis

Johan Smit

Michael Möller

Dave Hughes



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


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


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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