what we use to to explore the night sky
We have a range of telescopes reflecting the diverse interests of the partners. Most of our equipment is focused on visual astronomy, but are also able to cater for people wanting to pursue astrophotography.
9.25'' CELESTRON f/10
CGE GOTO MOUNT
17'' DOBSONIAN f/4.5
COULTER OPTICS MIRROR
10'' MEADE f/10
MOUNTED ON AN EQUITORIAL WEDGE
With Bortle class 1 skies, the Cederberg Observatory is an ideal location for astrophotography. Please contact Peter Dunsby for more details.
OUR HOSTED EQUIPMENT
The Cederberg Observatory is proud to host one of the AMOS (Automatic Meteor Orbit System) worldwide all-sky meteor detector. The system provides valuable data for understanding meteor phenomena and their parent bodies.
The Cederberg Observatory is proud to host a satellite tracking instrument on behalf of the Polish Space Agency.