16 inch Watcher Robotic reflector - Boyden Observatory

The sophisticated 16 inch Watcher is managed by the University College Dublin in Ireland and is used for professional astorphysics research. Is main goal is the rapid follow-up of gamma-ray bursts. Installation was completed in April 2006. The telescope functions as a robotically controlled instrument - a human operator at its location is not required.

The area's sky conditions afford the telescope excellent viewing opportunities.

Photos of 16 inch Watcher Robotic reflector at Boyden...

Contact details

Contact Braam van Zyl at +27 051- 436 7555 (h) if you would like to become a member of the
Friends of Boyden, or email jalvzyl@mweb.co.za.

More information and costs
Download application form.

Website information
This website: www.assabfn.co.za/friendsofboyden
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