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Get ready for the solar eclipse!
Published 2016 July 07, updated July 08

The partial eclipse of the Sun on Thursday, 2016 September 01, is the only solar eclipse visible from southern Africa this year. This rare event is a wonderful opportunity to witness the solar system in action, as the Moon glides in front of the Sun.

Find out all about observing the eclipse and how to take part in events by visiting the ASSA Eclipse2016 Project page.


ASSA Annual General Meeting 2016
Published 2016 August 05, Updates 2016 August 18

The 2015-2016 ASSA AGM, hosted by ASSA Pretoria, was held on 2016 August 17 in Pretoria. The proposed agenda and office bearer nomination list is available online, and the proceedings will be published shortly.


2016 astronomical highlights not to miss