* The Southern African Large Telescope
A show from the Cape Town Planetarium about South Africa’s new telescope [Fridays 8pm & Saturdays 3pm]
* Valentine’s Day shows
At 6pm & 8pm on the 14th; get your message written in the stars – if we judge yours the best message you win dinner for two at the Aloe Ridge Hotel and Observatory.
* Introduction to Astronomy
A repeat of the four-lecture series run in Nov 2005, scheduled for Thursdays in March starting March 9th.
* Get to Know the Sky
A new “show” for 9 – 12yr olds that we hope to run once a month, starting Saturday 4th Feb at 6:30pm; bring a torch and pencil, and we’ll show you how to find your way around the sky with starcharts and a stardisk.
Entrance is R20 and includes free stardisk for the kids
* The Planetarium Challenge
Help us double public-show attendance this year by advertising our shows and events
* Look for the Hubble Space Telescope passing over the east of SA in early Feb:
In Gauteng on Saturday, 4th of February at 7:32pm moving from west up to the right (through Orion!); and on Monday, 6th of February at 7:30pm moving from west up.