Telescope Status

Telescope is offline for the weekend. Tracker and other critical subsystems problems could not be solved during the week. More work will start on Monday.
SALTICAM is offline for cryogenics pipe service.  BCAM is used for RSS and HRS acquisition until further notice.

See the instrumentation section for detailed information about instrumentation availability.

SALT Astronomer

is the SALT Astronomer at the telescope.

Weather in Sutherland

Sutherland weather


Current RSS Filters

The following RSS filters are currently installed.

Current SCAM Filters

The following SCAM filters are currently installed (changes every week or so).