Assembly of the MeerLICHT telescope in Sutherland

The MeerLICHT telescope was carefully assembled in the clean room of the 74-in dome in Sutherland. Pictured here are Maik Zandvliet and Dirk Lesman attaching the triple lens system to the telescope frame.

Patrick Woudt

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