Astronomy needs lots of storage

When operational, the 3.2 gigapixel detector will capture 15 terabytes of data per night over its 10-year survey as it investigates 37 billion stars and galaxies.


I guess it doesn’t have to be online storage, though…

Storage requirements in that field are huge:

It does partially, as they also provide the images for download, like this 400mb example: Cookie Consent - Large Synoptic Survey Telescope DAM

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