Star Gazing Tourism
Astronomy tourism is gaining momentum in Africa and especially South Africa. Recent investment has paved the way for the continent to position itself as a leader in space science. We learn more about the tourism opportunities that star gazing has to offer. Particularly for some rural areas in the country.
Night Sky Events
Sunset to Starlight, we present the fun side of astronomy. Our ‘galaxy guides’ & travelling telescope will bring you the magic of the moon, the planets & beyond. Sunset to Milky Way, our events include:
Astronomy basics - in brief, the differences between stars and planets, plus amazing facts about our universe, the moon, constellations, comets, meteors etc.
Fun tribal stories and cultural beliefs about our galaxy, its constellations and individual stars
Diamonds in the Sky
With the use of a powerful green laser light, guests are shown how to identify well-known constellations and other cosmic marvels.
LXD75 8” Meade Telescope + 8” Dobsonian Skywatcher
See the craters on the moon during the moon phases;
view star clusters; planets; nebulas etc