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11-08-2005, 08:51 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile6520/S.A.L.T..htm>S.A.L.T.</a></b><br><br>The Southern Africa Largest Telescope, located near the small town of Sutherland, South Africa. Although it can give us clear images of things 15,000 light years away, we are limited to seeing it in low-res...<br />
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Website: www.salt.co.za<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/825456SALT.jpg>

05-20-2006, 03:00 AM
The Southern African Large Telescope Project ( SALT ) is a 9-m class southern hemisphere twin of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) in Texas, US, that was built at the Sutherland observing station of the South African Astronomical Observatory.
On Friday, 02 September, 2005 - After 5 years of construction, the Southern African Large Telescope went online and captured its first images.

Link to the All sky Webcam (http://nightskylive.net/sa/unlabelled.jpg) at the Sutherland observing station.