Hermanus, South Africa (HRMS)

South African National Space Agency, Hermanus


Detector Standard 12-NM64 neutron monitor
Geographic latitude 34.43° S
Geographic longitude 19.23° E
Altitude 26 m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity 4.58 GV
In operation since: 1957

Detailed station information:

Contact person: Dutoit.Strauss@nwu.ac.za

Hermanus is a town at sea level close to the southern point of Africa. Currently, the 12NM64 is attended by SANSA (South African National Space Agency), and it is the oldest continuously operating neutron monitor.