n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - History of the Cape Astronomical Association : Cape Astronomical Association centenary

Volume 71, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Roughly one hundred years ago a unique event took place in South Africa. An advertisement was placed in a Cape Town newspaper calling on all interested parties to attend a meeting in order to establish an astronomical society. This was to be the first ever astronomical society in South Africa! 2012 is the centenary of this first astronomical society in South Africa.

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