South Africa Observatory 2

Roll-Off Roof Observatory in South Africa for ExoAnalytic. Design by Observatory Solutions.

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Project Details

In this installation, Observatory Solutions provided the roll-off roof design and building materials list for the second ExoAnalytic installation in South Africa.

On the first South Africa installation, Observatory Solutions provided onsite project management in addition to the design.

The observatory is 3 meters by 5 meters and uses a gate opener for roof motorization. The observatory construction is tubular steel for the frame and roof support system.

Multiple instruments capture image data when the weather permits. The observatory is controlled from Southern California in the US.

South African sky over the observatory. Design by Observatory Solutions.