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Douglas Metcalfe of the South African Astronomical Observatory and... News PhotoAstronomer,Astronomy,Cape Town,History,Horizontal,Observatory,Planet - Space,Restoring,Science,Science and Technology,South Africa,Space,Technology,Western Cape ProvincePhotographer Collection: Gallo Images 2012 Gallo ImagesCAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 27: ( SOUTH AFRICA OUT) Douglas Metcalfe of the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and astronomer Dr Nicola Loaring on March 27, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. Metcalfe stands alongside the 115 year old restored McLean telescope. The telescope that was built in 1897 and has been restored so that visitors to the observatory can experience the way in which astronomers of the past looked at the sky. (Photo by Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images)