Program Description: The CTIO/DECam is a 570Mpix imager in the AURA Observatory, Chile. First light was Sept. 2012.

Year Started: 2012.

Organization Description: Collaboration of scientists in Australia, US, and Korea.

Data Description: Each image is 1GB. Generates 0.3-0.5TB per night. The data is automatically transferred with a “Data Transport System” developed at NOAO in Tucson (uses XML-RPC).

Project Type: Data Repository

Project Domains: Math and Physical Sciences

No budget information

Federal Funding: NSF

Program Data

Location Lat/Lon Coordinates Location Type Data Type Data Generation Single Data Instance Size (TB) Estimated Daily Data Size (GB) Estimated Annual Data Size (PB) Average Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Maximum Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Online Repository Size (PB) Total Repository Size (PB) Delay Tolerance (minutes) Jitter Sensitive? Uses the Cloud?
Tucson, AZ, United States 32.22,-110.93 Data Repository Image Scheduled 0.00 500.00 0.18000001 - -
AURA Observatory, Chile -29.91,-71.25 Instrument Image Scheduled 0.00 500.00 0.18000001 - -