Private observatories in southern Africa

Cederberg Observatory is situated 250 km by road north of Cape Town and is operated by seven amateur astronomers. It has excellent dark skies. Public open nights, weather permitting, are held every Saturday at 20:00 except at or near Full Moon. Contact: Chris Forder (021 913-4200) [ camkitmweb.co.za ] or
[ infocederbergobservatory.org.za ].

Port Elizabeth Peoples’ Observatory situated on the corner of Westview Drive and MacFarlane Road, is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month and on every Wednesday during December and January. Admission is free. Viewing evenings for groups may be arranged at other times during the month.
Contact: F du Toit [ startracegmail.com ].