n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - SALT Telescope update : news notes

Volume 65, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Extracted from text ... mnassa vol 65 nos 3 & 4 32 SALT Telescope update Though many important milestones in the SALT project were reached in 2005, including "first light", first science and the inauguration of the telescope, much work remains to be done to achieve consistent image quality over the whole field, higher reliability and the commissioning of various important features that have not yet been completed. While the way towards many of these goals is well-defined, the image quality remains a difficult issue. To ensure rapid progress in solving the remaining probems, top priority in assigning telescope time is being given ..

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