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May 25th, Tshipise (Forever Resorts)

Our fourth IAU/OAD astronomy outreach event for the public was held at the Forever Resorts in Tshipise.  With already three venues under the belt, Sarah, James and I are now well versed in this type of outreach from packing equipment and setting up to handing out information and answering questions.  …

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May 18th, Modimolle (Nylstroom)

Saturday morning 18th May dawned overcast with the threat of rain. A call to Martin Blomm at Shangri-la Hotel in Modimolle where we would be staying confirmed that it was the same down there, but it did seem to be clearing. Armed with the latest posters and pamphlets from the …

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April 6th, Bela Bela (Warmbaths, Forever Resorts)

  Seven o’clock in the morning, Saturday 6th April, and we were on the road headed for Bela Bela and the Forever Warmbaths Resort, Limpopo’s version of a mini-Durban in our land-locked Province. This was our second IAU/OAD event for Limpopo Astronomy and the Soutpansberg Astronomy Club. After a truly …

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March 29th, Polokwane (Mall of the North)

  Friday 29th March dawned with an auspicious start to the first 2013 Public Astronomy Outreach for Limpopo Astronomy and the Soutpansberg Club with overcast conditions and a light drizzle in Makhado (Louis Trichardt). One hundred kilometers south, at The Mall of the North in Polokwane, there was no rain, …

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