The SAAO CCD camera is available for direct imaging on the 1.0-m and 1.9-m telescopes.
The High Speed Photo Polarimeter (HIPPO) specially designed for high-speed polarization analysis and monitoring.
The Giraffe-fibre fed Echelle Spectrograph consists of two components:
Cleanrooms are classified according to the number and size of particles permitted per volume of air.
The Alan Cousins Telescope is a 0.75 m Automatic Photometric Telescope, which was commissioned in mid-2000.
The 1.9-m Radcliffe telescope was built by Grubb Parsons in 1938-48 for the Radcliffe Observatory in Pretoria.
The 1-m Elizabeth telescope was built by Grubb Parsons in 1964 and erected orginally in Cape Town.
The 0.75-m reflector, built by Grubb Parsons, was added to the Multiple Refractor Mounting (MRM) in 1974.
The 0.5-m telescope was built by Boller and Chivens in 1967 for the Republic Observatory, then moved to the current observing sight near Sutherland