Program Description: The telescope has opening of 4.2 meters, projected to produce images of better quality than the one of any other observatory of the world in his/her category. It is located in Cerro Pachón, a mountain in the Chilean Andes altitude of 2700 meters above sea level. The Telescope SOARES fills the gap between the telescope of 1.6 meters, which is located in Brazópolis / MG and the Gemini telescope, supplying the community with an intermediate size of extremely versatile, fast, superb optics.
Year Started: 2013.
Organization Description: The consortium includes: Brazil (acted by CNPq), National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the State University of Michigan (MSU)
Data Description: Small file transfer and occasional large file transfer at speeds between 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps.
Project Type: Instrument
Project Domains: Math and Physical Sciences
No budget information
Federal Funding: NSF
|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?|
|Chilean Andes, Chile||-21.18,-67.63||Instrument||Data||Scheduled||10.00||-||-|
|Brazil, United States||-14.24,-51.93||Data Repository and Analysis||Data||Scheduled||10.00||-||-|
|USA (MSU and UNC), United States||42.28,-83.74||Data Repository and Analysis||Data||Scheduled||10.00||-||-|