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Table 1 Table adapted from Meade et al. [26] shows the increasing resolution in Megapixels of instrument/imaging devices versus the resolution of common displays

From: The Hiperwall tiled-display wall system for Big-Data research

  Resolution Megapixels (MP)
Instrument/Imaging Device
HST Advanced Camera for Surveys [26] \(2 \times 2048 \times 4096\) 16
The QUEST Large Area CCD Camera [27] \(112\times 600\times 2400\) 116
Skymapper [26] \(32\times 2048\times 4096\) 268
DECam [26] \(62\times 2048\times 4096\) 520
Subaru Hyper Suprime-Cam [26] \(104\times 2048\times 4096\) 870
LSST Camera [28] \(189\times 4096\times 4097\) 3200
Display Device
Standard desktop display \(1680\times 1050\) 1.7
Full high-definition (FHD) desktop display \(1920\times 1200\) 2.3
iPad (with retina display) \(2048\times 1536\) 3.1
Dell UltraSharp desktop display \(2560\times 1600\) 4.1
Laptop (Macbook Pro) \(2880\times 1800\) 5.2
4K ultra-high definition (UHD) display \(3840\times 2160\) 8.3
  1. Note that no current display format can display a complete image at the original resolution