Opening a Window of Discovery on the Dynamic Universe
  • This telescope will produce
    the deepest, widest, image of the Universe:

    • 27-ft (8.4-m) mirror, the width of a singles tennis court
    • 3200 megapixel camera
    • Each image the size of 40 full moons
    • 37 billion stars and galaxies
    • 10 year survey of the sky
    • 10 million alerts, 1000 pairs of exposures,
          15 Terabytes of data .. every night!

LSST Town Hall:
Wednesday, January 10, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Potomac D

NCOA Town Hall: 
Thursday, January 11, 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm, Potomac C 

Career Networking & Job Fair
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Maryland Ballroom A&B, Tuesday, January 9th

LSST Booth #809
Part of the NSF Pavillion.

AAS Hack Together Day
10:00 am – 7:00 pm, National Harbor 13, on Friday, January 12th.

See the most recent LSST digest

05December2017

Financial support for LSST comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded LSST Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).  The DOE-funded effort to build the LSST camera is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). 


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