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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

3.2-gigapixel digital camera - the world's largest

World’s most powerful, largest digital camera will image 37 billion stars and galaxies

September 1, 2015

LSST ft  
3.2-gigapixel digital camera will take digital images of the entire visible southern sky every few nights, producing 15 Terabytes of data

The Department of Energy has approved the start of construction for a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera — the world’s largest — at the heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), revealing unprecedented details of the universe and helping unravel some of its greatest mysteries. Assembled at the DOE’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, the camera will … more…

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