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The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys

Over the last decades, digital sky surveys performed with dedicated telescopes and finely tuned wide field cameras, have revolutionized astronomy. They have become the main tool to investigate the nearby and far away universe, thus providing new insights in the understanding of the galaxy structure and assembly across time, the dark components ofthe universe, as well as of the history of our own galaxy. They also have opened the time domain leading to a new understanding of the transient phenomena in the universe. Continua a leggere The Universe of Digital Sky Surveys