Photoshop: Can 500 aerial photos to be merged into a mosaic?

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I don't have PS at this point, but I'm wondering if anyone knows whether it has the capability to merge a large number of aerial landscape photos into a mosaic, either manually or automatically? Thanks for any info you can provide.
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Manually: of course.

Automatically: it's been done before. It'll take a while, and may test the limits of your RAM and hard disk, but it's been done.
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If the images don't have distinct visual points of reference to align the automatic methods may fail. (e.g. if you have multiple images of a sod farm where the images are all green grass, there's nothing key off to align.)

Best bet, download the free 30-day trial and try it out for yourself. You may want to try it on smaller subsets of images - and for sure make sure you're running in 64bit with a ton of RAM.