n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Two new telescopes commissioned in Sutherland : news note

Volume 67, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



September 2008 was quite a busy month in Sutherland, seeing the completion of two new robotic telescopes. While the lunch-box shaped building of one of them, MONET/South, has been part of the Sutherland skyline since 2003, the new roll-off-roof dome for the other, KELT-S, after numerous delays due to the exceptionally wet winter we experienced this year, was finally finished just in time for the arrival of its contents.

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