View Full Version : New Record: Telescope Discovers 19 Near-Earth Asteroids in One Night

2011-Feb-25, 11:10 PM
From a University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy press release: The Pan-STARRS PS1 telescope on Haleakala, Maui, discovered 19 near-Earth asteroids on the night of January 29, the most asteroids discovered by one telescope on a single night. “This record number of discoveries shows that PS1 is the world’s most powerful telescope for this kind [...]

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