The world`s largest digital camera has 3.2 billion pixels

4 years ago

Hello luuuxers, now in the category of the largest in the world, we have the world`s largest digital camera is under construction and when completed, will have the dimensions of a small car. Designed to integrate the LSST (telescope whose mission will scan the night sky with its lens 8.4 meters), the camera is by far the largest of humanity and will be capable of generating images with up to 3.2 billion pixels.

Only weighs three tons, the LSST will be more than a huge telescope in the service of science. And of course in partnership with Google provides for the use of data obtained by the powerful camera of 3.2 billion pixels in a universal and useful, the Internet, for all mankind.

Still in preparation phase, the project received from the Department of Energy United States is important news. The project was approved, which means it has the green light to attract funding and accelerate the construction program. It is estimated that the LSST enter service in 2014 and operate for at least 10 years.

I enjoy seeing the images of this camera ...

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