Contact us

Here’s how to get hold of us:

  • General inquiries: [ info@assa.saao.ac.za ]
  • Membership inquiries: Wilmi Nel [ membershipassa.saao.ac.za ] or via the Contact Form
  • Education / Outreach: [ outreach@assa.saao.ac.za ]
  • Ask An Astronomer! for general astronomy-related questions
  • Report a Sighting if you’d like to report something interesting or odd you saw in the sky.

Specialist groups

The ASSA has a variety of specialist groups, and those with similar interests can contact them directly:

Mailing lists

To join ASSA_Anouncements Group – https://groups.io/g/ASSA-announce
To join ASSA_Discussion Group – https://groups.io/g/ASSA-discussion

Social media

You can also find us on Twitter as @AstroSocSA, on Facebook. This is where most of our dynamic, topical information will be found, and will be updated regularly.

General officers of the Society

  • Secretary: Lerika Cross [ secretaryassa.saao.ac.za ] or via the Contact Form
  • Membership Secretary: Bosman Olivier [ membershipassa.saao.ac.za ]
  • Treasurer: A J Nel [ treasurerassa.saao.ac.za ]
  • Web Master: John Gill [ webmasterassa.saao.ac.za ]

Media / journalists

For members of the press looking for more information, please contact our Communications Officer: Case Rijsdijk [ communicationsassa.saao.ac.za ]

 Snail mail

Our postal address is: Astronomical Society of Southern Africa, c/o SAAO, PO Box 9, Observatory, 7935, South Africa.