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South African Astronomical Observatory telescope. This 0.5 metre diameter telescope is based at Sutherland, South Africa. It is attached to a photometer, a device that measures the brightness of objects. The Sutherland site is at an altitude of 1800 metres, which places it above many clouds and light pollution.
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