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SCOPEX  2018
15 September  9am to 9pm

Held at Museum of Military History, Johannesburg

Visit the astronomy event of the year

Theme 2018: Solar System Weather

Commercial stands on telescopes, cameras, accessories, books

Special show prices for commercial items

Amateur Telescope Making


Talks, Fun Science

Star Party from 6pm

Contact us if you would like to exhibit or support the day


View the recorded talks presented at ScopeX 2017:

Mars and beyond  

A journey through the life of a satellite

Wildfire detection from space
South Africa's role in the early days of the Space Age
NASA Apollo programme and landing sites

ScopeX Raffle 2017 winners

Willie Koorts:  ASI 224 MC Camera

Claudia Niehaus:  Canon EOS 60Da

Michael Fidas: Canon EFS 18-135 IS NANO USM DSLR lens

Theunetta Ludike: AstroFI 130 Wireless Telescope

Jenny Heyes: Meade ETX90 OBSERVER Telescope

Stefanus Potgieter: PoleMaster

Ryan Hill: NexImage Burst Monochrome (95519)

Ryan Hill: QHY5L-II-C Guider/Planetary camera

Charel Bester: L-Pro filter for Canon APS-C cameras

(Site last updated 14 January 2018  11:00)

Flashback 2017


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

Non-Commercial Sponsers 2017

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
, South African Astronomical Observatory , SKA Africa, EUNAWE for their support

Commercial Sponsers 2017
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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