oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - 'First light' at SALT

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... 4 Siviele Ingenieurswese | Januarie 2006 sALT BeGAn To reAch its potential in 2005. in May, technicians installed the last of the 91 1 m mirrors. on 1 september the sALT team released the first colour images from sALT's imaging camera, sALTicAM. Then, on 11 october, the robert stobie spectrograph was installed, the main tool sALT astronomers will use to analyse the light of distant stars and galaxies. At the same time, the final active optics for sALT's primary mirrors was installed, and the final testing started. AN ICON FOR SCITECH DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION 'sALT was an initiative of south ..

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