THE TELESCOPE IS ONLINE, WITH RESTRICTIONS

The national lockdown to fight COVID-19 is ongoing. SALT is able to operate remotely under very strict rules.  This means that as of 8 May, we are back on-sky, but we cannot guarantee operation without glitches.

THE TELESCOPE IS OPERATIONAL

See the instrumentation section for detailed information about instrumentation availability.

SALT Astronomer

is the SALT Astronomer at the telescope.

Weather in Sutherland

Sutherland weather

SALT ELS view

Current RSS Filters

The following RSS filters are currently installed.

Current RSS Masks

The following RSS masks are currently installed.


Current SCAM Filters

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


SALT Major Events Calendar