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Maximizing Science in the Era of LSST: A Community-Based Study of Needed US Capabilities

Lead Author: 
Najita, Joan
Other Authors/Credits: 
Willman, Beth; Finkbeiner, Douglas P.; Foley, Ryan J.; Hawley, Suzanne; Newman, Jeffrey A.; Rudnick, Gregory; Simon, Joshua D.; Trilling, David; Street, Rachel; Bolton, Adam; Angus, Ruth; Bell, Eric F.; Buzasi, Derek; Ciardi, David; Davenport, James R. A.; Dawson, Will; Dickinson, Mark; Drlica-...
Publication Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Reports & White Papers
A report on the Kavli Futures Symposium organized by NOAO and LSST
Journal or Publication name: 
Maximizing Science in the Era of LSST: A Community-Based Study of Needed US Capabilities
Citable: 
no
Abstract: 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will be a discovery machine for the astronomy and physics communities, revealing astrophysical phenomena from the Solar System to the outer reaches of the observable Universe. While many discoveries will be made using LSST data alone, taking full...

Improving the LSST dithering pattern and cadence for dark energy studies

Lead Author: 
Carroll, Christopher M. et al.
Other Authors/Credits: 
Eric Gawiser ; Peter L. Kurczynski ; Rachel A. Bailey ; Rahul Biswas ; David Cinabro ; Saurabh W. Jha ; R. Lynne Jones ; K. Simon Krughoff ; Aneesa Sonawalla ; W. Michael Wood-Vasey
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Conference Papers
SPIE
Publication-31
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
Citable: 
no
Abstract: 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will explore the entire southern sky over 10 years starting in 2022 with unprecedented depth and time sampling in six filters, ugrizy. Artificial power on the scale of the 3.5 deg LSST field-of-view will contaminate measurements of baryonic acoustic...

LSST Science Book

Lead Author: 
LSST Science Collaboration
Other Authors/Credits: 
Abell, Paul A.; Allison, Julius; Anderson, Scott F.; Andrew, John R.; Angel, J. Roger P.; Armus, Lee; Arnett, David; Asztalos, S. J.; Axelrod, Tim S.; Bailey, Stephen; Ballantyne, D. R.; Bankert, Justin R.; Barkhouse, Wayne A.; Barr, Jeffrey D.; Barrientos, L. Felipe; Barth, Aaron J.; Bartlett,...
Publication Date: 
Monday, January 12, 2009
Foundation Documents
Citable: 
Yes

Financial support for Rubin Observatory 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 Rubin Observatory 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 Rubin Observatory LSST Camera (LSSTCam) is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science. NSF supports basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.
NSF and DOE will continue to support Rubin Observatory in its Operations phase. They will also provide support for scientific research with LSST data.   




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