Rendering of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

A rendering of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, from May 2013. The LSST will be an 8-meter wide-field survey telescope that will image the entire visible sky a few times each week for 10 years. The LSST will reveal unprecedented information about distant galaxies, nearby asteroids and even the mysterious dark energy that is expanding the universe.


NSF/Adrian Apodaca

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Release date:April 14, 2015, noon
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Size:670 x 450 px

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