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ScopeX 2016 Activities and Exhibits

Talks in JC Lemmer Auditorium
9am "A day in the crazy lives of a Martian"  by Mars One Mission Candidates

11am “Significance of the computer that took us to the Moon"  by Francois Rautenbach

12pm "Deep Sky Observing"  by Magda Streicher

2pm "Stellafane"  by Francis J O'Reilly

3pm  "Time-lapse Photography in Astronomy"  by  Willie Koorts, SAAO

4pm "Observing and photographing satellites" by Thierry Legault

ScopeX Science Shows and Workshops

Dan Pienaar Gun Park :
Experilab Science Shows (30 min) 10 and 11am, 12 and 3pm  For all ages

Dellville Wood Room:
Sci-Bono’s Chemistry of Light (40 min) 10am, 12pm, 2pm  For Grade 4 - 12
Sci-Bono’s  Startling Spectroscopy  (40 min)  9am, 11am, 3pm   For Grade 4 - 12  Pre-Booking required

Outside Ward Room
SKA’s  Colour by Number  (60 min) 10am For Grade 5 - 8 Pre-Booking required
SKA’s  Build your own Spectroscope  (60 min)  2pm For Grade 8 -12 Pre-Booking required

Armoured Car Hall: NRF/ SAASTA  Planetarium shows

ScopeX Announcements
1pm: ATM & Astrophoto Awards (Outside Marrieres Hall)

1:30pm: Rocket Motor Test Fire (Next to "Dakota")

6pm: RAFFLE Draw

Star Party from 6pm on the Lawn around the Douglas DC-3

ScopeX Commercial Stands and Exhibits
Marrieres Hall: Celestron,  Eridanus Optics

Around the lawn: AeroSpaceResearch, StarWaders

Food Tent:
In front of Big Gate:

Non-Commercial Exhibits and Stands
Armour Car Hall:
House4Hack and Maker stand
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

Student Exhibits

General space around Douglas DC-3 and grass up to the Food Tent:
Astronomy Centre and Club stands:
ASSA Johannesburg, ASSA Pretoria, WestRand Astronomy Club and West Rand Radio Club and Radio Astronomy
Amateur Telescope Maker and Astrophoto exhibits and demonstrations
Rocketry exhibits
Camera Obscura
Sundials by Rainer Jacob
Kaleidoscope by Carmel Ives


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