AAS 204th Meeting, June 2004
Session 97 Instrumentation, Ground-based and Space-based Gamma Ray Bursts
Oral, Thursday, June 3, 2004, 2:00-3:30pm, 702

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[97.02] Pan-STARRS Telescope No. 1

K. C. Chambers (Institute for Astronomy), Pan-STARRS Team

The Pan-STARRS Telescope No. 1 (PS1) is the prototype telescope for the Pan-STARRS project and is scheduled to begin construction at Haleakala Observatories in the summer of 2004 with first light in January 2006. PS1 is 1.8 meter telescope with a Gigapixel Camera and 7 square degree field of view. It is designed for autonomous operatation, with a dedicated data reduction pipeline. A description of the PS1 site, capabilities, and design reference mission will be presented.

The author(s) of this abstract have provided an email address for comments about the abstract: chambers@ifa.hawaii.edu

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