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The LSST Data Management System

  title={The LSST Data Management System},
  author={Mario Juri'c and Jeffrey P. Kantor and Kian-Tat Lim and Robert H. Lupton and Gregory P. Dubois-Felsmann and Tim Jenness and Timothy S. Axelrod and Jovan Aleksi'c and Roberta Allsman and Yusra AlSayyad and Jason Alt and Robert Armstrong and Jim Basney and Andrew C. Becker and Jacek Becla and Steven J. Bickerton and Rahul Biswas and James Bosch and D. Boutigny and Matias Carrasco Kind and David R. Ciardi and Andrew J. Connolly and Scott F. Daniel and Greg Daues and Frossie Economou and Hsin-Fang Chiang and Angelo Fausti and Merlin Fisher-Levine and D. Michael Freemon and Perry Gee and Ph. Gris and Fabio Hernandez and Joshua C. Hoblitt and vZeljko Ivezi'c and Fabrice Jammes and Darko Jevremovi'c and R. Lynne Jones and Johannes Kalmbach and Vishal P. Kasliwal and K. Simon Krughoff and Dustin Lang and John C. Lurie and Nate B. Lust and Fergal Robert Mullally and Lauren Anne MacArthur and Peter Melchior and Joachim Moeyens and David L. Nidever and Russell E. Owen and John K. Parejko and J. Matt Peterson and Don Petravick and Stephen Pietrowicz and Paul A. Price and David J. Reiss and Richard A. Shaw and Jonathan Sick and Colin T. Slater and Michael A. Strauss and I. S. Sullivan and John D. Swinbank and S. Van Dyk and Veljko Vujvci'c and Alexander Withers and Peter Yoachim and for the Supernova Cosmology Project},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) is a large-aperture, wide-field, ground-based survey system that will image the sky in six optical bands from 320 to 1050 nm, uniformly covering approximately $18,000$deg$^2$ of the sky over 800 times. The LSST is currently under construction on Cerro Pach\'on in Chile, and expected to enter operations in 2022. Once operational, the LSST will explore a wide range of astrophysical questions, from discovering "killer" asteroids to examining the nature of… 

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