Department of Mathematical Sciences

The Observatory

The unisa observatory, situated on the main campus in Pretoria, is a modern, well-equipped facility housing a 14" telescope. The observatory is used to train astronomy students, and has state-of-the-art instrumentation such as a CCD camera for doing research projects.

Viewing evenings at the observatory can be arranged by contacting:

Prof Derck P Smits
Tel: +27 11 670 9149

Last modified: 2018/08/30