oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Monthly notes: no.19. The earliest recorded astronomical observations in South Africa
|Article Title||Monthly notes: no.19. The earliest recorded astronomical observations in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 1941|
|Keyword(s)||De Gama's visit, Northern hemisphere, Observations of latitude, Phoenician sailors, Planned expeditions, Portuguese navigators, Pyrex mirror blanks and Telescope materials|
The Astronomical Society of South Africa, Cape Centre, reports on their October 1941 meeting and an article by Mr. Mackenzie. The earliest recorded astronomical observation in South Africa or in its neighbourhood dates back to about B.C. 600.
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