n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - History of the Cape Astronomical Association : Cape Astronomical Association centenary
|Article Title||History of the Cape Astronomical Association : Cape Astronomical Association centenary|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Author||Chris De Coning|
|Publication Date||Nov 2012|
|Pages||235 - 245|
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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