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By Nicola R. Napolitano,Giuseppe Longo,Marcella Marconi,Maurizio Paolillo,Enrichetta Iodice

those are the complaints of a gathering in honour of Massimo Capaccioli on the celebration of his seventieth birthday. The convention aimed toward summarizing the implications from the most present and earlier electronic sky survey tasks and at discussing how those can be utilized to motivate ongoing initiatives and higher plan the long run ones. over the past many years, electronic sky surveys played with committed telescopes and finely-tuned wide-field cameras, have revolutionized astronomy. they've got turn into the most instrument to enquire the within reach and much away universe, therefore offering new insights within the figuring out of the galaxy constitution and meeting throughout time, the darkish elements of the universe, in addition to the background of our personal galaxy. they've got additionally opened the time area resulting in a brand new realizing of the brief phenomena within the universe. through offering public entry to high quality facts, electronic surveys have additionally replaced the standard perform of astronomers who have develop into much less based on direct entry to massive staring at amenities. the total clinical exploitation of those surveys has additionally prompted major advances in either area and floor dependent know-how and within the box of multi-object spectroscopy. many of the sections of this e-book are dedicated to various proper points of astrophysics within the period of electronic sky surveys and comprise either evaluation and shorter, more focused contributions.

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