very large data files
ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Thu Jul 10 10:32:55 BST 2008
John Tapsell schrieb:
> 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?
Just a little note from: there is an online access to the data available
http://www.nofs.navy.mil/data/fchpix/vo_nofs.html so it may be possible
to download the data on demand and cache it locally like google earth does.
More information about the kde-core-devel