Telescope assembled at ASTRON

The MeerLICHT telescope has been assembled for the first time at the Optical and Near-Infrared laboratory of ASTRON. Now it is time to test the alignment of the telescope’s optics and prepare for the first on-sky tests.

Patrick Woudt

Patrick Woudt is head of the Astronomy department at the University of Cape Town, and co-principal investigator of MeerLICHT.