South African National Parks Honorary Rangers invite all amateur stargazers and field lovers alike to a stargazing weekend from 16-18 September.
Date: 16-18 September
Venue: Marakele National Park
Cost: R1,480 per person
Includes two nights’ accommodation, all food and non-alcoholic beverages and a bush walk with SANParks rangers (conservation fee not included).
Bookings: Please contact Andre Williams on [email protected] to reserve your booking or for more information.
Closing date: 31 August 2016
Click here to download the PDF.
Ecoplanets: what are they and how we find them
Understanding where we see the planets
Astrophotography: tips for the layman
Quick round-up of planetary missions
Planet and stargazing
Practical stargazing (weather permitting)
Neville Young: Author of Astronomy within Reach
Robynn Moller: Animals in the sky
Michael Moller: How to make your own telescope
Steyn Jacobs: Astrophotography
All proceeds from this event will be used to fund SANParks Honorary Rangers projects identified by South African National Parks.