Cooled counterweight under construction in Nijmegen

Work on the cooled counterweight of MeerLICHT is progressing very well at Radboud University in Nijmegen. The MeerLICHT electronics will be housed in the counterweight of the telescope where excess heat will be removed through a water cooling system.

Patrick Woudt

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