Discovering new astronomical sites

Finding a place to put a telescope is often a great adventure. Remote sites are explored, where no roads exist. In the picture, some problems with the Landrover, during the site testing campaign in South Africa, in 1961. 

Credit:

ESO/W. Schlosser

About the Image

Id:south-africa-1961-01
Type:Photographic
Release date:21 September 2011, 12:19
Size:7770 x 5126 px

About the Object

Name:Africa
Type:• Unspecified
• X - Premises

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