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V SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Astronomy in South Africa: B. Warner

 

The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT): A 10-metre Class Spectroscopic Survey Telescope: P. Martinez

 
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Computer image of the proposed 10-m class Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) superimposed on a photograph of some of the existing telescopes at the South African Astronomical Observatory site near Sutherland, Northern Cape (Courtesy of R.S. Stobie).
 

An Inter-African Astronomical Observatory and Science Park on the Gamsberg in Namibia?: H. Elsaesser

 
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Distribution of sunshine duration over the seasons (in terms of percents of the possible ones) in southern Africa after Schulze (1965); W = Windhoek.
 
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The Gamsberg (2350m above sea level) in Namibia; seen from the north-east.
 
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Year course of the frequency of cloude-free nights for La Silla (Chile) and Gamsberg (Namibia) in terms of percents of the possible month numbers.
 
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Seeing comparison between La Silla (Chile) and Gamsberg (Namibia) based on photoelectrical measurements; N frequency of the image motion sigma in terms of arcseconds.
 

Current Developments in Basic Space Science in Africa: P.N. Okeke

 

Towards Introducing Space Science in Uganda: S. Anguma and J. Ayikoru

 
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Space Science and Technology in Mauritius: Current Status and Future Opportunities: S.D.D.V. Rughooputh, H.C.S. Rughooputh, I. Fagoonee