The LSST Science Pipelines

The LSST Science Pipelines enable optical and near-infrared astronomy in the big data era. We are building the Science Pipelines for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), but our command line task and Python API can be extended for any optical or near-infrared dataset.

The latest release is 14.0: learn what’s new.

Getting started

If you’re new to the LSST Science Pipelines, these tutorials will get you up and running with step-by-step data processing tutorials.

Join us on the LSST Community forum to get help and share ideas.


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To install the LSST Simulation software, such as MAF, please follow the LSST Simulations documentation.

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