Release Images

Release No.: 2011-03
For Release: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 12:30pm

New Telescope Exploring Solar System "Outback"

Pan-STARRS PS1 Observatory

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

Rob Ratkowski

dwarf planet Haumea in the Kuiper Belt

This artist's conception shows the dwarf planet Haumea, which is in the Kuiper Belt. Pan-STARRS is expected to find hundreds of new Kuiper Belt Objects during its operational lifetime.