n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - South Africa's MeerKAT in high demand : MeerKAT

Volume 69, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



Five years before South Africa's MeerKAT telescope becomes operational, more than 43 000 hours of observing time (adding up to about five years) have already been allocated to radio astronomers from Africa and around the world, who have applied for time to do research with this unique and world-leading instrument. Surveys of radio pulsars and hydrogen gas in the deep universe came out on top in the first round of allocating MeerKAT's observing time.

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