Category Archives: Limpopo Astronomy Public Outreach, South Africa

Overview of the project

Project title: Limpopo Astronomy Public Outreach, South Africa Project leader: Mr. Kosma Coronaios Limpopo Astronomy Public Outreach will visit 13 venues in various towns in the Limpopo Province of South Africa over the course of a 5 month period. An astronomy display, set up during the course of the day and part of the evening, […]

October 12th, Mall of the North (International Observe the Moon Night)

[nggallery id=59] This year’s IAU (OAD) Astronomy for the Public first event was held at Mall of the North in Polokwane on the 29th March.  Fittingly our last IAU (OAD) event for the year was at the same venue and coincided with International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN 2013) in the evening, as well as the […]

September 21st, Bela-Bela (Forever Resort)

[nggallery id=51]   After a successful outreach event at Bela Bela (Forever Resorts) earlier in the year we decided to visit the popular holiday spot during school holidays.  Schools in the province broke up on the 20th September and we confirmed with the resort’s entertainment manager that Saturday 21st would be an ideal time for […]

August 31st, Elim (Elim mall)

[nggallery id=41]   James and I were set up outside the entrance to Elim Mall at 12pm on Saturday.  A couple of days ago a cold front hit the Western Cape with snow falling on high ground in Somerset West, Table Mountain, Sutherland and many more regions.  The cold front eventually reached the northern part […]