Ep. 534: Modern South African Astronomy

Posted on Jun 13, 2019 in Astronomy, Doing Astronomy, podcast | 0 comments


Last week we talked about some ancient south African astronomy, so this week we’ll talk about the state of modern astronomy in the southern part of Africa, which happens to be a great place with nice dark skies and a great view into the heart of the galaxy.

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Show Notes

Bennu Mappers – Help CosmoQuest map rocks to help pick which ones OSIRIS-REx will bring back from asteroid Bennu! Start your coffee pots, get your favorite mouse/trackpads, & GET MAPPING! http://bennu.cosmoquest.org/

Astronomical Society of Southern Africa

Royal Observatory

Sutherland Observatory

The Southern African Large Telescope

Las Cumbres Observatory at Sutherland

Las Cumbres Observatory Network

KELT: The Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope:  South

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