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Boyden Observatory and Science Centre

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SA Public and School groups

1 - Come to an Open Evening

Public open evenings are scheduled on a regular basis. Booking is required.

2 - Make an arrangement for a group or school to visit the Observatory

Visitors can come to the observatory in organized groups e.g. a congregation, work colleagues, clubs, societies, schools, friends and family etc. A show can include a multimedia presentation, an open sky session outside (constellations & stars) as well as observations through the telescopes, weather permitting. A minimum fee is applicable, or apply for special arrangements. Fees range with the size of the group and the occasion.

Contact Boyden for further information or to make a booking: Dawie van Jaarsveldt at 051-401 2561. Please leave a message if there is no answer.

3 - Host a conference outing or any similar event at Boyden Observatory

Make your outing an evening (or day) to remember! Boyden's unique atmosphere and facilities provide the perfect setting for any outing. Phone Dawie van Jaarsveldt at 051-401 2561: leave a message if no answer.

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