It’s a wrap!

The installation of the MeerLICHT cable wrap is complete. Both the right ascension and declination axes have their own cable wraps which allows the telescope to move freely without the entanglement of cables. This is essential for the robotic operation of MeerLICHT.

Patrick Woudt

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