Astronomy events during National Science Week 2012

posted: 2002 days ago, on Tuesday, 2012 Jul 24 at 14:37
tags: astronomy, outreach, NSW 2012, SAASTA.

This year, National Science Week runs from 2012 July 30 to August 04.

Nationwide, astronomers are gearing up to present star gazing events in support of NSW, answering a call by SAASTA issued on June 26.

Astronomy events during NSW 2012

DateLocationTimeEvent descriptionHosts
Jul 30, MonRiversdalRiversdal VoortrekkersWim Filmalter
Jul 30, MonStellenbosch13:00-22:00Luckhoff High School, Idas ValleyELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Jul 30, MonElim11:00-13:00Lemana High School, ElimSoutpansberg Astronomy
Jul 30, MonRidgeway15:00-21:00Sumbandila Outreach (Ridgeway College)Soutpansberg Astronomy
Jul 31, TueSomerset West12:00-21:00Post Office and Waterstone VillageELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Jul 31, TueMakhado14:00-16:00Kutama High SchoolSoutpansberg Astronomy
Jul 31, TueMakhado17:00-21:00Makhado OK Grocer complexSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 01, WedWitpoortjie350 learners and educatorsWest Rand Astronomy Club
Aug 01, WedMitchellsplain10:00-15:00Imperial Primary SchoolELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Aug 01, WedFaure16:00-21:30iThemba LabsELF Astronomy
Aug 01, WedMakhado08:00-14:00Makhado Comprehensive Secondary SchoolSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 01, WedMakhado17:00-21:00Makhado CrossingSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 02, ThuMakhado07:00-14:00Dendron High School and Vivo (CVO)Soutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 02, ThuMitchellsplain12:00-22:00Imperial Primary SchoolELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Aug 02, ThuCape Town19:00+Full Moon on Signal HillASSA Cape Centre
Aug 02, ThuLonehill400 learners and educatorsWest Rand Astronomy Club
Aug 03, FriTzaneen09:00-21:00Letaba Show TzaneenSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 03, FriCape Town19:00+Star-gazing Night at Ostrich Ranch (Van Schoorsdrif Road off N7)ASSA Cape Centre
Aug 03, FriSomerset West12:00-22:00Star Gazing at Gordon High SchoolELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Aug 04, SatPolokwane09:00-21:00Savannah MallSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 04, SatBrackenfell10:00-22:00Hypermarket, Zevenwacht MallELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Aug 05, SunStrand13:00-20:00Star Gazing on the BeachELF Astronomy, Auke Slotegraaf
Aug 05, SunSterkloop, PolokwaneStar Gazing at SterkloopSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 06, MonBrackenfell10:00-20:00Brackenfell HoŽrskoolELF Astronomy
Aug 06, MonMakhadoMakhado CrossingSoutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 07, TueMakhado07:00-08:00Louis Trichardt Primary School (Trigies)Soutpansberg Astronomy
Aug 09, ThuPolokwane09:00-21:00Mall of the NorthSoutpansberg Astronomy

Find out more by following the action on Twitter: @aukeslotegraaf, or @ScienceWeekSA. Find Tweets using the hashtag #NSW2012.

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