12-15 July 2011
Saint George Hotel
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

NON-SPECIALIST: The Recommissioning of SALT

13 Jul 2011, 11:00


Oral Presentation Track D1 - Astrophysics APSS


Prof. Phil Charles (SAAO)


Following the repair of the SALT optics in late 2010, the telescope has reentered the commissioning phase with its principal scientific instruments, SALTICAM and RSS. Both these instruments have undergone major refurbishments in their own right, and their current status and that of the telescope will be described, together with an update on its performance.

Consider for a student <br> &nbsp; award (Yes / No)? No
Level (Hons, MSc, <br> &nbsp; PhD, other)? other
Would you like to <br> submit a short paper <br> for the Conference <br> Proceedings (Yes / No)? Yes

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Prof. Phil Charles (SAAO)

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