Latest Pan-STARRS Stories
NASA's NEOWISE mission captured a series of pictures of comet C/2012 K1 -- also known as comet Pan-STARRS -- as it swept across our skies in May 2014.
Astronomers publishing a paper in the Astrophysical Journal Letters say they witnessed an asteroid breakup into as many as 10 smaller pieces. The team used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the asteroid as it shredded when nearing the sun.
A recently discovered exoplanet was found wandering the depths of space without the warming comfort of a nearby sun.
TheSkyNet is celebrating its two year anniversary today with the official launch of a new research project, as well as a range of improvements and new features to make contributing to astronomical research at home more enjoyable, and even easier.
New observations of the highly anticipated Comet ISON have shown this year's fall spectacle might not be as spectacular as we hoped.
NASA said the 10,000th near-Earth object has been discovered using the Pan-STARRS-1 telescope in Hawaii.
Researchers at have discovered the first ever Type Ia supernova (SNIa), extraordinarily magnified by a gravitational lens.
Thanks to an anonymous $3M gift made through the University of Hawaii Foundation, Pan-STARRS will survive the cuts and continue astronomy research of global import.
A comet making its first visit to the inner solar system has survived a journey that brought it close to the sun, and has emerged as one of the brightest comets in years.
A comet discovered by a Queen’s University Belfast supported project will be visible in UK and Irish skies from tomorrow evening (Tuesday 12 March) onwards.
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