Release Images

Release No.: 2010-17
For Release: Monday, September 27, 2010 - 11:00am

Pan-STARRS Discovers Its First Potentially Hazardous Asteroid

Two images of 2010 ST3 (circled in green) taken by PS1 about 15 minutes apart on the night of September 16 show the asteroid moving against
the background field of stars and galaxies. Each image is about 100 arc seconds across.

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Pan-STARRS PS1 Observatory

Pan-STARRS PS1 Observatory just before sunrise on Haleakala, Maui.

Rob Ratkowski