About my telescopes

21st August 2016

About Telescope

I have both my 10” f/5 Dobs and 16″ f/4.5 Dobs here in the Kalahari. I began my rambles with only my 10″ because as a travelling telescope, it is just perfect! Not only does it fit onto the back seat of my car, I can also pick it up, set it up and move it with relative ease.

In March 2017, I found a dark sky base for the fabulous winter skies, so I made the 3,000 kilometre

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About me

21st August 2016

Waldo and MeMy name is Susan Young. I am a writer. I love the stars above everything. I love the Kalahari. So I decided to set off with my dog, Waldo, my telescope and my tea-brewing kit and wander around under the Kalahari’s pristine dark skies, star-gazing all night long, every night long.

My greatest passion in life is astronomy. Here’s why:

Take a moment and imagine that you are standing beneath a beautiful starry sky. You look up and peer out

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