n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Geared to turn photons into paper

Volume 71, Issue 5_6
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



When visiting the Sutherland Observatory you are astounded by the sheer number of domes and hosted experiments populating the plateau today. The three domes present during the official opening of the Observatory on 15 March 1973 have since grown to 20. Although the number of hosted experiments have only increased from two to six, they got much more sophisticated. This article gives an overview of the facilities on the Sutherland hilltop today.

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