Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Star Party at Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg, from 6-8 August 2010


The West Rand Astronomy Club will be hosting a Star Party at Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg, from 6-8 August 2010.
All are welcome, and we would like to invite members of ASSA Bloemfontein.
See attached Invite for more information and bookings. Also attached are maps and details for Mountain Sanctuary Park.
The West Rand Astronomy Club will be hosting a Weekend Away Star Party at the Mountain Sanctuary Park from 6th to 8th August 2010.


The Mountain Sanctuary Park is a private nature reserve in the Magaliesberg Mountains, about 120km north-west of Johannesburg and 90km west of Pretoria.


The night sky is beautiful from this site and if conditions are favourable, the Coal Sack in the Southern Cross and the Small Magellanic Cloud can be seen.
Accommodation options are chalets, log cabins or camping.
Those bringing telescopes stay free, if camping. 10 large campsites have been reserved for those with telescopes. These campsites border a central field where the telescopes will be set up. Please join us for a weekend of star gazing under dark skies.
Bookings
Please contact Elizabeth at Mountain Sanctuary Park by 30 June 2010.
Tel: (014) 534-0114 (08H00 - 17H00, 7 Days a week)
eMail: owen@mountain-sanctuary.co.za
Website: www.mountain-sanctuary.co.za
Be sure to mention you are booking for the WRAC Star Party and whether you are bringing a telescope.

For more information contact
Kenny Nevill on 082 335 1983, email: kenny@wrac.org.za.
If bringing a telescope, please email Doryn Jolly, doryn@wrac.org.za to let
her know you are bringing a telescope and the type of telescope.
Terms and conditions apply.
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