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Celeste: A new model for cataloging the universe

  1. Sep 14, 2015 #1
    Celeste: A new model for cataloging the universe

    The roots of tradition run deep in astronomy. From Galileo and Copernicus to Hubble and Hawking, scientists and philosophers have been pondering the mysteries of the universe for centuries, scanning the sky with methods and models that, for the most part, haven't changed much until the last two decades.

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  3. Sep 14, 2015 #2
    Good idea as the amount of information out in the cosmos is daunting. It should be accessible to laymen as well as scientists.
     
  4. Sep 14, 2015 #3

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    I was always wondering why a global database didn't exist.
    Astronomers find so many "new" objects on older images - imagine a program that has access to all relevant images, how many objects and other interesting changes could it find?
    That sounds ridiculous.
     
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