very large data files
johnflux at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 10:22:35 BST 2008
2008/7/10 Jason Harris <kstars at 30doradus.org>:
> You'll note I didn't even mention the file containing 1e9 stars. The
> US Naval Observatory publishes a catalog with 1e9 stars called NOMAD
> (which our large catalogs are based on), and to obtain it you have to
> send them a USB hard drive with a capacity of at least 100 GB. We'd
> probably have to use a similar method.
Couldn't you just tell people to do exactly that - get the data from NOMAD? :)
Can kstars easily import the raw data from NOMAD?
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