The Sun: Our Living Star

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Naval Hill Planetarium
Thursday, 15 July 2021 12:00pm
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Thursday, 15 July 2021 12:00pm

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Visitors should obtain a Covid-19 screening code (QR code) for access to the Planetarium site.

Please complete the short questionnaire on the day of the show at https://www.ufs.ac.za/covid19screening.
(Select "Other" under category and "Bloemfontein" as Campus.)

QR Code is valid for 24 hours only.

The Naval Hill Planetarium invites you to discover the secrets of our nearest star.

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years.

The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived.





  • We will limit the visitors to the inside of the Planetarium to 44, which is less than 50% capacity
  • No Door Sales
  • There will be proper cleaning of the foyer, auditorium and toilets according to UFS guidelines betweeen shows/events.
  • Seats will be sanitized using 99.9% ethanol spray cans
  • Visitors will be required to wear their masks during shows
  • Visitors will be required to use the UFS online screening and obtain a QR code
  • Visitor's temperatures will be measured and their QR codes scanned upon entering the Planetarium site
  • A protective shield will be used at the reception counter
  • Indoor Planetarium shows will be limited to 45 minutes, the remainder of the programme will be outdoors
  • The AC-system will circulate fresh air during shows and events
  • The COVID19 posters and warnings used on the UFS campus are also displayed at the Planetarium
  • Two automatic hand sanitizers have been installed: one outside the Planetarium entrance and one outside the restrooms
  • The UFS's Health and Safety official will sign off on the correct "COVID19 Safety" preparations at the Planetarium


  • (Government Guidelines - please be guided by your own health status)


Price

R30.00

Discounts

None

Duration

45 min with online sales stopping on show start
1

Refunds And Cancellations

You may cancel any booking submitted to us for tickets that have not yet been issued to you at any time prior to the date of the event to which such booking pertains by sending a cancellation notice to info@computicket.com or calling our Customer Care Centre on +27 (0)11 340 8000 or 0861 915 8000. You may also cancel and return any issued tickets acquired from us at any time prior to the scheduled date of the event to which they apply by handing in your tickets at any of our Money Market kiosks. When you cancel your booking or return your tickets you must provide us with the relevant booking number. Following receipt of your booking cancellation or returned tickets, we will refund you the face value paid for the relevant tickets (or, if a discounted ticket, then instead the discounted ticket price paid), provided that reasonable cancellation charges as determined by the Event Organiser may be charged and deducted from such refund. Unless otherwise stipulated by the Event Organiser and depending on the prevailing circumstances the following cancellation charges may apply:
- If the cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to the event a 15% cancellation fee will apply;
- If the cancellation occurs less than 30 but more than 7 days prior to the event a 50% cancellation fee will apply;
- If the cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will apply;
- Notwithstanding the aforesaid, if you can provide us with suitable documentary proof that a person in whose name a ticket was booked will not be able to attend the event because of his/her death and/or hospitalisation, no cancellation fee will apply in respect of the cancellation of such person`s ticket.

Exchanges And Upgrades

Exchanges and upgrades allowed for this event. No downgrades

Ticket Collection

To avoid possible long queues, please collect your tickets at any Computicket store or at any Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, House and Home or at selected OK Furniture and Usave stores before going to the event. Tickets may not be collected by a third party. The card used to make the booking must be presented when collecting tickets. Patrons need to present a passport or ID document at the collection point.

Prohibited

Weapons, illegal substances, alcohol, cameras, recording equipment and glass

Allowed

Blankets and cushions

Refreshments And Meals

None

Address

Old Lamont-Hussey Observatory, Naval Hill, Bloemfontein, 9301, FS, ZA

Parking

On-site parking available

Disabled Facilities

Ramp into venue with special toilet facilities and parking available

Gps Co-ordinates

-29.0967039,26.2370246

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Visitors should obtain a Covid-19 screening code (QR code) for access to the Planetarium site.

Please complete the short questionnaire on the day of the show at https://www.ufs.ac.za/covid19screening.
(Select "Other" under category and "Bloemfontein" as Campus.)

QR Code is valid for 24 hours only.

Select Prices

The Naval Hill Planetarium invites you to discover the secrets of our nearest star.

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years.

The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived.





  • We will limit the visitors to the inside of the Planetarium to 44, which is less than 50% capacity
  • No Door Sales
  • There will be proper cleaning of the foyer, auditorium and toilets according to UFS guidelines betweeen shows/events.
  • Seats will be sanitized using 99.9% ethanol spray cans
  • Visitors will be required to wear their masks during shows
  • Visitors will be required to use the UFS online screening and obtain a QR code
  • Visitor's temperatures will be measured and their QR codes scanned upon entering the Planetarium site
  • A protective shield will be used at the reception counter
  • Indoor Planetarium shows will be limited to 45 minutes, the remainder of the programme will be outdoors
  • The AC-system will circulate fresh air during shows and events
  • The COVID19 posters and warnings used on the UFS campus are also displayed at the Planetarium
  • Two automatic hand sanitizers have been installed: one outside the Planetarium entrance and one outside the restrooms
  • The UFS's Health and Safety official will sign off on the correct "COVID19 Safety" preparations at the Planetarium


  • (Government Guidelines - please be guided by your own health status)


Price

R30.00

Discounts

None

Duration

45 min with online sales stopping on show start
1

Refunds And Cancellations

You may cancel any booking submitted to us for tickets that have not yet been issued to you at any time prior to the date of the event to which such booking pertains by sending a cancellation notice to info@computicket.com or calling our Customer Care Centre on +27 (0)11 340 8000 or 0861 915 8000. You may also cancel and return any issued tickets acquired from us at any time prior to the scheduled date of the event to which they apply by handing in your tickets at any of our Money Market kiosks. When you cancel your booking or return your tickets you must provide us with the relevant booking number. Following receipt of your booking cancellation or returned tickets, we will refund you the face value paid for the relevant tickets (or, if a discounted ticket, then instead the discounted ticket price paid), provided that reasonable cancellation charges as determined by the Event Organiser may be charged and deducted from such refund. Unless otherwise stipulated by the Event Organiser and depending on the prevailing circumstances the following cancellation charges may apply:
- If the cancellation occurs more than 30 days prior to the event a 15% cancellation fee will apply;
- If the cancellation occurs less than 30 but more than 7 days prior to the event a 50% cancellation fee will apply;
- If the cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will apply;
- Notwithstanding the aforesaid, if you can provide us with suitable documentary proof that a person in whose name a ticket was booked will not be able to attend the event because of his/her death and/or hospitalisation, no cancellation fee will apply in respect of the cancellation of such person`s ticket.

Exchanges And Upgrades

Exchanges and upgrades allowed for this event. No downgrades

Ticket Collection

To avoid possible long queues, please collect your tickets at any Computicket store or at any Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, House and Home or at selected OK Furniture and Usave stores before going to the event. Tickets may not be collected by a third party. The card used to make the booking must be presented when collecting tickets. Patrons need to present a passport or ID document at the collection point.

Prohibited

Weapons, illegal substances, alcohol, cameras, recording equipment and glass

Allowed

Blankets and cushions

Refreshments And Meals

None

Address

Old Lamont-Hussey Observatory, Naval Hill, Bloemfontein, 9301, FS, ZA

Parking

On-site parking available

Disabled Facilities

Ramp into venue with special toilet facilities and parking available

Gps Co-ordinates

-29.0967039,26.2370246

Important note:

 
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