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Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

Astronomers have publicly released a treasure trove of data gathered over four years by the Pan-STARRS1 ...

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the biggest astronomical camera in the world, with a resolution of 1.4 gigapixels, Pan-STARRS1 scanned the sky many times over four years, in different wavelengths of light. Over that time it gathered a colossal 2 petabytes of data, and now the scientists behind the project are making all of it available to the public.

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Category: Space

Tags:
  • Astronomy
  • Planet
  • Stars
  • Telescope
  • Asteroid
  • Universe
  • Near Earth object
  • University of Hawaii
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