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The Future of the Virtual Observatory

Published on August 12, 2013 By admin

Virtual Astronomy, e-Astronomy, and AstroInformatics are the basis for much of current astronomical research.  Network-based access to distributed data will become increasingly important in the future as our telescopes and instruments produce petabyte-scale archives, with individual observation datasets too large to download to a desktop computer.  The standards and protocols that have been developed by [...]