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2016 Astrophotography Award Winners

M8 Lagoon Nebula
by Dawie Venter

NGC 4845 Spiral Galaxy
by Dawie Venter

Barnard's Loop
by Tanja Schmitz

Rho Ophiuchi region
by Tanja Schmitz

Lunar Eclipse
by Stefanus Potgieter

Kaleidoscope by Carmel Yves

Annual Telescope and Astronomy Fair
Next on 16 September 2017
At the National Museum for Military History  >>>

Photos and videos of 2016

Photo collection by Hannes Pieterse >>>
Timelapse video by Willie Koorts >>>
Video of H4H projects by Willie Koorts >>>
Largest and sharpest lunar quarters ever by Thierry Legault >>>
Also see ScopeX Gallery >>>

Overseas guests at ScopeX 2016

ScopeX 2016 Raffle Items and Winners

Won by Ryan Hill: ASI185 MC Camera donated by ZWO Co., Ltd  
Won by Jay van Zyl: Canon EOS 60Da & EFS18-135mm IS lens
donated by Canon South Africa (PTY) Ltd

Won by Keith Liddle: Raspberry Pi 3 – model B
donated by Micro Robotics

Won by Tony Lelliott: Celestron AstroMaster 114EQ
donated by Celestron

(Site last updated 26 March 2017)

2016 ATM Award Winners
ATM Award Report >>>

Fred Oosthuizen

Rainer Jakob

Johan Jordaan

Chris Curry

Gerhard Bloemhof

Johan Smit


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

Non-Commercial Sponsers 2016

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
, the South African Astronomical Observatory  and the EUNAWE for their support

Commercial Sponsers 2016
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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