Data Centre for Astrophysics
Astronomy Department of the University of Geneva
ISDC Seminar

Friday, 8 June 2018 at 10:00

Leanne Guy

LSST: Overview and status update

Abstract. ion on Cerro Pachón in Chile, will conduct an unprecedented decade-long survey \ of the southern sky. Featuring an 8.4 m (6.5 m effective) primary mirror, a 9.6\ deg2 field of view, a 3.2 Gigapixel camera and an automated data processing sy\ stem, LSST seeks to enable science in four main areas: the nature of Dark Matte\ r and understanding Dark Energy, cataloging the Solar System, exploring the cha\ nging sky, and Milky Way structure and formation. In this talk I will provide \ and overview and status update of the project.

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