SALT is the Southern African Large Telescope

Useful SALT Links :

PFIS Instrumentation pages
SALTICAM Instrumentation pages
SALT web site

UKSC consists of:

University of Central Lancashire, Centre for Astrophysics
Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland
University of Southampton, Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Nottingham, Physics and Astronomy and Chemistry
University of Keele, Astrophysics Group
Open University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Images and Links

SALT inaguration: Photograph showing one of our Astronomy distance learning students, Christopher Middleton, with Malcolm McVicar and Gordon Bromage outside the marquee on 11th November 2005.

UKSC Poster including images from the SALT inauguration (11 Nov 2005) and first light SALTICAM images (Sept 2005)

All SALT mirrors are now installed. Photograph from Dave Buckley (28/4/05)

Photographs from Peter Cottrell (Nov 2004)

Link to large image of SALT mirror Link to large image of SALT dome

SALT meetings held at UCLan in October 2002

SALT under construction - dome fitting (16 July 2002):

Image of SALT under construction

Report of ground breaking ceremony on 1 September 2000

Images of ground breaking ceremony:

Diggers Ben UKSC Scope

Page constructed by Anne Sansom.
email aesansom at uclan ac uk

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