Sky Guide 2023

This edition now features more star charts, double the amount of astrophotos and greater geographical coverage. In addition, a digital supplement is available for free downloading.

Sky Guide Southern Africa 2023 e-book  is now available. Please click on the link to view:

The Latest News

24 March 2023


The latest edition of MNASSA February 2023 is available for download.

13 March 2023

Durban Centre Newsletter for March 2023

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17 February 2023

Southern Skies – 5th Edition February 2023

10 February 2023

Astronomy & Astrophysics Journal

The good work by Clyde Foster, ASSA Planetary Specialist, has been recognised again.
He was included as a co-author in a paper accepted for publication in the Astronomy & Astrophysics journal (A&A).

The link to the full article:

25  January 2023

CAM Notes 2023 #1 January – March

22 December 2022

An observing campaign to search for meteoroids …

Tim Cooper, the ASSA Comet Asteroid & Meteor Director, is co-author of a new paper titled ‘An observing campaign to search for meteoroids of Bennu at Earth’ in the latest publication of the journal Icarus.  For more info:

Big 5 of the African Sky

The Big 5 of the African Sky – the five best deep-sky objects – are beautifully placed at this time of year for observing.

Find out more about the Big 5 and how to observe them and also how to qualify for this beautiful personalized mug!