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Carolina Ödman's Snapshots

  1. Another MeerKAT Base

    Snapshot Title: Another MeerKAT Base
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    In this snapshot you can see the scale of each base in comparaison to the vehicles on site. The digger on the right is a massive mine-style construction vehicle.



  2. Airfield

    Snapshot Title: Airfield
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    The faint line in the center of this snapshot is an airfield being built for the MeerKAT/SKA. On the right are buildings and on the left, the airfield extends beyond the snapshot. The airfield will be...



  3. Farm: Stocks and offices

    Snapshot Title: Farm: Stocks and offices
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Here, contractors working on the MeerKAT/SKA infrastructure have most of their materials stocked. The farm also serves as offices for meetings, etc.



  4. One of the MeerKAT Bases

    Snapshot Title: One of the MeerKAT Bases
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    This site will host one of the 64 MeerKAT dishes. You can see the black and yellow markings at the base site and the hole in which 5 metre reinforced concrete columns will be set, on to of which found...



  5. Core of the MeerKAT telescope

    Snapshot Title: Core of the MeerKAT telescope
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    The 64 MeerKAT dishes will be built in a set up with a high concentration in the core, and additional dishes spread out around it. Here you can see the bases at the core site.



  6. PAPER radio telescope

    Snapshot Title: PAPER radio telescope
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    The PAPER radio telescope is a relatively simple set up for low frequencies. You can count the units in this picture. Next to the container is a pile of new structures, which will expand PAPER.



  7. KAT-7 Radio Telescope

    Snapshot Title: KAT-7 Radio Telescope
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Site of the core of the future Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    The Karoo Array Telescope, aka KAT - 7 is a 7-dish radio interferometer and technology pathfinder (read prototype) for the MeerKAT telescope, and eventually the Square Kilometer Array (SKA). The fact ...



  8. Church and Water

    Snapshot Title: Church and Water
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Sutherland, Northern Cape
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Reservoir and community church



  9. Storm brewing

    Snapshot Title: Storm brewing
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Lake Leman
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Summer weather in the alps :)



  10. Club Logo

    Snapshot Title: Club Logo
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: 8th tee
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Lausanne Golf Club on the roof



  11. Camps Bay beach

    Snapshot Title: Camps Bay beach
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: View over Camps Bay
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    as seen from Table Mountain



  12. Rainbows!

    Snapshot Title: Rainbows!
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Mac Mac Falls
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Just at the right time of day, the falls display vibrant rainbows



  13. Hout Bay

    Snapshot Title: Hout Bay
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Sunset over Hout Bay
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    South Africa at sunset



  14. Cape Town

    Snapshot Title: Cape Town
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    View of the City and Table Mountain from Lion's Head



  15. Cape of Good Hope

    Snapshot Title: Cape of Good Hope
    Taken by: Carolina Ödman

    Image: Beach at the Cape of good Hope, South Africa
    Image Owner: Carolina Ödman



    Description:

    Beach at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa