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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:57 pm 
A new must have camera ;)

http://photorumors.com/2012/06/21/this- ... pixel-war/
Scientists at Duke University spent $25 million to develop the Aware-2 - a 50 gigapixel camera that consists of 100 microcameras, each with a 14MP sensor :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlTPzru5Tl0
A One Gigapixel Camera - How Good is the Picture?


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:27 pm 
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I'd really like to see it being used for astrophotography.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:24 pm 
The LSST seems to use a similar technique
3.2 gigapixel, 189 CCD (16 megapixel) sensors

http://www.lsst.org/lsst/science/concept_camera

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_Syno ... _Telescope
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is a planned wide-field "survey" reflecting telescope that will photograph the entire available sky every few nights.


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