The Australia Telescope National Facility Colloquium
15:00-16:00 Thu 23 Feb 2012

Marsfield Lecture Theatre

Nick Kaiser

(University of Hawaii)

The Pan-STARRS Wide Field Imaging Survey- - Nick Kaiser Colloquium

Pan-STARRS is a distributed aperture wide-field optical/NIR imaging system featuring 1.8m telescopes and 1.4 bilion pixel detectors. The first telescope PS1 has been fully operational for 2 years and is now well on the way to covering the entire sky noirth of -30 dec in g,r, i z and y bands. It will soon be joined by the second telescope PS2. I shall describe the design and performance of the system and present some early science results.

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