n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Presidential address : forty years of infrared astronomy : annual general meeting

Volume 71, Issue 9_10
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



This address is mostly a personal reminiscence concerning my career in infrared astronomy. It starts with a brief introduction to the infrared and its peculiarities. Next, the equipment that I developed or brought to South Africa is described. This is followed by a few of my astronomical high points. The last part deals with the era of infrared satellites and my later interest in data mining.

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