LSST and follow-up

Brian Skiff <brian.skiff@...>

A conference paper appearing on the astro-ph server tonight might
stir some speculation about faint asteroid discovery and follow-up:
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: Overview

To the extent that the numbers given are pie-in-the-sky (ahem), one would
conclude that the follow-up part comes automatically, since the sky is
covered often. The notional magnitude limit of 24 suggests the _bright_
limit will be about 17th, so the brighter NEOs (for instance) will simply
not be observable/follow-able with this telescope.


Join to automatically receive all group messages.