Stars Trails over the Site Testing Station in South Africa

An aluminium hut gives shelter during the night and is used to store the Danjou telescope during the day. The 25-cm Danjou telescope was used to measure the seeing. This picture was taken at the ESO site testing station in South Africa, in 1961. 

Credit:

ESO/W. Schlosser 

About the Image

Id:south-africa-1961
Type:Photographic
Release date:21 September 2011, 12:19
Size:2868 x 4440 px

About the Object

Name:Africa, Site Test, Star Trails
Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Trail
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope

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