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« on: April 06, 2008, 04:58:32 PM »

http://www.lsst.org/About/Tour/gigacamera.shtml

Just a quick link to the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) page if anyone wants to know what the world's largest sensor (all 3.2 billion pixels) is used for.
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2008, 05:42:50 PM »

Just when you think the mega-pixel race is over, out comes a 3,000 mega-pixel camera!  
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2008, 05:46:22 PM »

...and they say the equipment doesn't matter!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2008, 09:18:03 PM »

That's a great link!  I'll have to get back to it when I have more time to read all the info on that site.

30 Terabytes in one 10 hour night - Dang!  I'll never complain about my storage/backup issues again !!!!  
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2008, 07:48:45 PM »

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That's a great link!  I'll have to get back to it when I have more time to read all the info on that site.

30 Terabytes in one 10 hour night - Dang!  I'll never complain about my storage/backup issues again !!!! 
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Yup, when it comes to equipment and image quality requirements, astrophotographers put those of us with more earthly aspirations into the shade. I'm always full of admiration for many of the images they produce.
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2008, 11:42:35 PM »

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That's a great link!  I'll have to get back to it when I have more time to read all the info on that site.

30 Terabytes in one 10 hour night - Dang!  I'll never complain about my storage/backup issues again !!!! 
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Yeah, but my 1D mark II does *way* more FPS :-)

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« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2008, 11:43:08 PM »

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...and they say the equipment doesn't matter!!
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They said that until John Holmes came along.

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