[Beowulf] Power calculations , double precision, ECC and power of APU's

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Tue Mar 19 13:08:35 PDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 12:02:08AM -0500, Geoffrey Jacobs wrote:

> I would be happy to be corrected, but isn't an SNR of 1000:1 considered
> to be excellent for a spectrograph

If I remember correctly the dim past when I was almost an astronomer,
yes, for things outside the Earth other than the Sun. The Sun is so
bright and close that it's more like physics than astronomy.

There are lots of other astronomy things that can be done in SP, if
you're careful.

-- greg

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