posted: 2027 days ago, on Sunday, 2013 Jul 07 at 14:05
tags: astronomy, ASSA, ASSA Johannesburg Centre, ScopeX.
This year's ScopeX will be held on July 20 at the Military Museum, Johannesburg. This excellent event is a must-enjoy for the year. Full details can be found on the official ScopeX website.
The busy programme includes:
- What's looking up at Sutherland? -- Willie Koorts, SAAO
- Rise of the Machines: Supercomputers and Astronomy Research -- Dr. Shazrene Mohamed, SAAO
- Astrophotography with a DSLR on a tripod -- Prof. Barbara Cunow, ASSA Pretoria Centre
- The Virtual Atomic and Molecular Data Centre (VAMDC) -- Prof. Derck P Smits, UNISA
- Amateur spectroscopy with small telescopes -- Oliver Thizy, Shelyak Instruments
- Astrophotography from a backyard Observatory -- Dale Liebenberg
- Science Shows -- Experilab
- Rocket Rocket Science -- Troshini Naidoo (EUNAWE)
- Southern Cross Flying Kites -- Astronomy 3D2
- Rocket Motor Test Fire
- Prize Giving
- Raffle & Closed Tender draw
- Workshop: Spectra data reduction & analysis, measure star's temperatures -- Olivier Thizy, Shelyak Instruments
For reports and photos from previous year's ScopeX events, see: ScopeX 2012, ScopeX 2012, ScopeX 2011, ScopeX 2010, ScopeX 2009, ScopeX 2008, and ScopeX 2007.
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