SAAO - South African Astronomical Observatory

User manuals for the SAAO 1.0-m

Paper copies of these manuals are available in the library at SAAO, Cape Town; the hostel library in Sutherland; and in the relevant domes.  Please do not print your own copies at SAAO.

Telescope & observing recipes

- The SAAO 1-m Telescope: A User's Guide (Oct 2011)

Telescope Control System                   

TCS User Guide (Feb 2010)

- Quick Recipe for Acquisition & Guiding

                            

SAAO CCD (STE3/STE4)

- Linux-based Imaging Camera Control software for SAAO CCD on 1-m telescope

 

SHOC

- SHOC User Guide (Jan 2013)

- SHOC data reduction pipeline

UCT CCD

- User & Technical Guide