Bloemfontein Centre

Meetings are held at Boyden Observatory or the Naval Hill Planetarium, as are workshops, courses, tours, observing evenings, public outreach programmes and social events. Activities include telescope making, live streaming of special astronomical events, observing and historical research. The Centre is also involved in outreach activities with Boyden Observatory and Friends of Boyden. The Centre hosts the annual Free State Star Party, usually at Gansvlei near Brandfort.

Committee (2023-2024): Matie Hoffman, Frans Human, Piet le Roux, Hannes Pieterse, Shaun Staats, Thinus van der Merwe, Dawie van Jaarsveldt, Colin Steyn and Lucas Ferreira. (Council Representative: Chris de Coning)

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