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Talks
“Lunar Landing sites revisited: from far and near”
Clyde Foster, ASSA Shallow Sky Director

 “A journey through the life of a satellite”
Phila Sibandze, Remote Sensing Researcher, SANSA

“Sizing your astrophotography setup”
Andrie van der Linde, Eridanus Optics CC

More talks being confirmed
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Science Workshops
"Peeking Periscope - Making a device that see around corners"
Presented by Sci-Bono
 09:00 11:00 12:00 15:00   
(for Grade 10 and 11's)
Pre-booking required >>>
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Science Shows
Presented by Experilab
10:00 11:00 12:00 15:00
(for all ages)
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Sci-Bono's Space Scratch!
Programming interactive stories, games & animations
using Scratch
(ages 7 to 18 yrs)
09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00
Pre-booking required >>>

Specialist Exhibits
“Mathematics in Space – measuring mass & weight in Space”
by Sci-Bono

Digital Planetarium




The Old Limpopo Curiosity Shop (research bookshop)
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Award Announcements : 1pm
ATM  and Astrophoto
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Rocket Motor Test Fire
1:45pm
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RAFFLE DRAW!
6pm


SCOPEX  2017
16 September  9am to 9pm
At Museum of Military History Johannesburg


Visit the astronomy event of the year
Astronomy, Telescopes, AstroPhotography, Space Exploration



What to expect on the day
Commercial Stands offering Special Show prices on Telescopes, Cameras and accessories
Amateur Telescope Making exhibits and demonstrations
Astrophotography displays and exhibits
Science Exhibits and Shows, Sundials, Camera Obscura
Raffle with great prizes to win
Talks
Star Party from 6pm

Help advertise ScopeX with flyers and posters


Some key items donated for Raffle / Awards


ASI 224 MC Camera donated by ZWO Co., Ltd  

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Canon EOS 60Da & lens donated by Canon South Africa (PTY) Ltd

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AstroFI 130 Wireless Telescope donated by Celestron

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ETX90 OBSERVER Telescope donated by SingerPhotographic

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PoleMaster donated by QHYCCD

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NexImage Burst Monochrome (95519) donated by Celestron

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QHY5L-II-C Guider/Planetary camera donated by QHYCCD

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L-Pro filter for Canon APS-C cameras donated by  OPTOLONG

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AXIOM LX 7 mm Eyepiece donated by FOTON Optoelectronics

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(Site last updated 12 August 2017  12:30)


Amateur Exhibits


ATM and Astrophotos

Bring your ATM items

and your Astrophotos


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2017 COMMERCIAL SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS














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


and NRF/SAASTA
- 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
SUPPORTERS

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

2017 COMMERCIAL SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS








 
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