Public access for telescope data in works
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is an impressive astronomy project that will allow scientists to conduct sophisticated research with cutting-edge data. But another major goal is engaging those with no professional astronomy experience - the public. The University of Arizona is a founding member of the project, which involves creating a robotically operated telescope and camera that will survey the sky and take panoramic photographs of tens of millions of stars and other objects per night. One project aim is to ensure the public has access to that data...."