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    Pan-STARRS1 Solar System Papers

    • Hsieh, H. H., Kaluna, H. M., Novakovic, B., Yang, B., Haghighipour, N., Micheli, M., Denneau, L., Fitzsimmons, A., Jedicke, R., Kleyna, J., Veres, P., Wainscoat, R. J., Ansdell, M., Elliott, G. T., Keane, J. V., Meech, K. J., Moskovitz, N. A., Riesen, T. E., Sheppard, S. S., Sonnett, S., Tholen, D. J., Urban, L., Kaiser, N., Chambers, K. C., Burgett, W. S., Magnier, E. A., Morgan, J. S., Price, P. A. 2013, "Main-belt Comet P/2012 T1 (PANSTARRS)", ApJ Letters, 771, L1 (ADS | pdf) (July 2013)

    • Denneau, L., Jedicke, R., Grav, T., Granvik, M., Kubica, J., Milani, A., Veres, P., Wainscoat, R., Chang, D., Pierfederici, F., Kaiser, N., Chambers, K. C., Heasley, J. N., Magnier, E. A., Price, P. A., Myers, J., Kleyna, J., Hsieh, H. H., Farnocchia, D., Waters, C., Sweeney, W. H., Green, D., Bolin, B., Burgett, W. S., Morgan, J. S., Tonry, J. L., Hodapp, K. W., Chastel, S., Chesley, S., Fitzsimmons, A., Holman, M., Spahr, T., Tholen, D., Williams, G. V., Abe, S., Armstrong, J. D., Bressi, T. H., Holmes, R., Lister, T., McMillan, R. S., Micheli, M., Ryan, E. V., Ryan, W. H., & Scotti, J. V. 2013, "The Pan-STARRS Moving Object Processing System", PASP, 125, 357-395 (ADS | astro-ph) (April 2013)

    • Lacerda, P. 2013, "Comet P/2010 TO20 LINEAR-Grauer as a Mini-29P/SW1", MNRAS, 428, 1818-1826 (ADS | astro-ph) (January 2013)

    • Milani, A., Knezevic, Z., Farnocchia, D., Bernardi, F., Jedicke, R., Denneau, L., Wainscoat, R. J., Burgett, W., Grav, T., Kaiser, N., Magnier, E., Price, P. A. 2012, "Identification of Known Objects in Solar System Surveys", Icarus, 220, 114-123 (ADS | astro-ph) (July 2012)

    • Hsieh, H. H., Yang, B., Haghighipour, N., Novakovic, B., Jedicke, R., Wainscoat, R. J., Denneau, L., Abe, S., Chen, W.-P., Fitzsimmons, A., Granvik, M., Grav, T., Ip, W., Kaluna, H. M., Kinoshita, D., Kleyna, J., Knight, M. M., Lacerda, P., Lisse, C. M., Maclennan, E., Meech, K. J., Micheli, M., Milani, A., Pittichova, J., Schunova, E., Tholen, D. J., Wasserman, L. H., Burgett, W. S., Chambers, K. C., Heasley, J. N., Kaiser, N., Magnier, E. A., Morgan, J. S., Price, P. A., Jorgensen, U. G., Dominik, M., Hinse, T., Sahu, K., & Snodgrass, C. 2011, "Observational and Dynamical Characterization of Main-Belt Comet P/2010 R2 (La Sagra)", AJ, 143, 104 (ADS | pdf) (May 2012)

    • Hsieh, H. H., Yang, B., Haghighipour, N., Kaluna, H. M., Fitzsimmons, A., Denneau, L., Novakovic, B., Jedicke, R., Wainscoat, R. J., Armstrong, J. D., Duddy, S. R., Lowry, S. C., Trujillo, C. A., Micheli, M., Keane, J. V., Urban, L., Riesen, T., Meech, K. J., Abe, S., Cheng, Y.-C., Chen, W.-P., Granvik, M., Grav, T., Ip, W.-H., Kinoshita, D., Kleyna, J., Lacerda, P., Lister, T., Milani, A., Tholen, D. J., Veres, P., Lisse, C. M., Kelley, M. S., Fernandez, Y. R., Bhatt, B. C., Sahu, D. K., Kaiser, N., Chambers, K. C., Hodapp, K. W., Magnier, E. A., Price, P. A., & Tonry, J. L. 2012, "Discovery of Main-Belt Comet P/2006 VW139 by Pan-STARRS1", ApJ Letters, 748, L15 (ADS | pdf) (March 2012)

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    Pan-STARRS1 Comet Discoveries

    Total Discoveries to Date
    Jupiter-Family Comets 26
    Long-Period Comets 14
    Main-Belt Comets 2
    Active Centaurs 2

    Comets Perihelion Eccen. Inclin. Discovery Type*
    1 P/2010 T2 (PANSTARRS) 3.753 AU 0.324 8.01o 2010 Oct 6 JFC Orbit
    2 C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) 0.302 AU 1.000 84.16o 2011 Jun 6 LPC Orbit
    3 C/2011 P2 (PANSTARRS) 6.147 AU 0.371 8.99o 2011 Aug 3 Centaur Orbit
    4 C/2011 Q1 (PANSTARRS) 6.780 AU 0.998 94.86o 2011 Aug 20 LPC Orbit
    5 253P/PANSTARRS (2011 R2) 2.039 AU 0.413 4.94o 2011 Sep 4 JFC Orbit
    6 P/2011 U1 (PANSTARRS) 2.359 AU 0.419 15.25o 2011 Oct 23 JFC Orbit
    7 C/2011 U3 (PANSTARRS) 1.072 AU 1.001 116.78o 2011 Oct 24 LPC Orbit
    8 P/2011 UA134 (Spacewatch-PANSTARRS) 2.051 AU 0.633 10.54o 2011 Oct 24 JFC Orbit
    9 P/2006 VW139** 2.437 AU 0.201 3.24o 2011 Nov 5 MBC Orbit
    10 P/2011 W1 (PANSTARRS) 3.312 AU 0.289 3.72o 2011 Nov 26 JFC Orbit
    11 C/2012 A1 (PANSTARRS) 7.607 AU 1.001 120.90o 2012 Jan 2 LPC Orbit
    12 P/2012 B1 (PANSTARRS) 3.825 AU 0.410 7.628o 2012 Jan 25 JFC Orbit
    13 P/2012 C3 (PANSTARRS) 3.625 AU 0.626 9.19o 2012 Feb 15 JFC Orbit
    14 C/2012 E3 (PANSTARRS) 3.828 AU 0.983 105.66o 2012 Mar 14 LPC Orbit
    15 P/2012 F2 (PANSTARRS) 2.899 AU 0.541 14.73o 2012 Mar 16 JFC Orbit
    16 C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS) 3.480 AU 1.000 11.25o 2012 Mar 16 LPC Orbit
    17 P/2012 G1 (PANSTARRS) 2.573 AU 0.384 11.67o 2012 Apr 13 JFC Orbit
    18 258P/PANSTARRS (2012 H1) 3.479 AU 0.209 6.75o 2012 Apr 27 JFC Orbit
    19 C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) 1.265 AU 1.000 142.30o 2012 May 19 LPC Orbit
    20 C/2012 S3 (PANSTARRS) 2.343 AU 1.000 112.94o 2012 Sep 27 LPC Orbit
    21 C/2012 S4 (PANSTARRS) 4.324 AU 1.000 126.47o 2012 Sep 28 LPC Orbit
    22 P/2012 T1 (PANSTARRS) 2.419 AU 0.206 11.40o 2012 Oct 6 MBC Orbit
    23 P/2012 SB6 (Lemmon)** 2.406 AU 0.384 10.98o 2012 Oct 8 JFC Orbit
    24 P/2012 TK8 (Tenagra)** 3.090 AU 0.261 6.29o 2012 Oct 9 JFC Orbit
    25 271P/van Houten-Lemmon (2012 TB36)** 4.257 AU 0.387 6.86o 2012 Oct 9 Centaur Orbit
    26 P/2012 T2 (PANSTARRS) 4.928 AU 0.118 12.68o 2012 Oct 10 JFC Orbit
    27 P/2012 T3 (PANSTARRS) 2.413 AU 0.594 9.48o 2012 Oct 10 JFC Orbit
    28 C/2012 U1 (PANSTARRS) 5.531 AU 1.000 59.56o 2012 Oct 18 LPC Orbit
    29 P/2012 U2 (PANSTARRS) 3.452 AU 0.559 9.93o 2012 Oct 21 JFC Orbit
    30 C/2012 V1 (PANSTARRS) 2.016 AU 1.000 157.86o 2012 Nov 3 LPC Orbit
    31 C/2012 X2 (PANSTARRS) 4.746 AU 0.771 34.13o 2012 Dec 12 JFC Orbit
    32 P/2012 WA34 (Lemmon-PANSTARRS) 3.173 AU 0.340 6.12o 2013 Jan 7 JFC Orbit
    33 P/2013 CE31 (MOSS)** 4.018 AU 0.174 4.72o 2013 Feb 9 JFC Orbit
    34 P/2013 CU129 (PANSTARRS) 0.800 AU 0.722 12.15o 2013 Feb 13 JFC Orbit
    35 C/2013 G3 (PANSTARRS) 4.068 AU 0.581 49.60o 2013 Apr 10 LPC Orbit
    36 P/2013 G4 (PANSTARRS) 2.703 AU 0.380 6.04o 2013 Apr 12 JFC Orbit
    37 C/2013 G8 (PANSTARRS) 4.811 AU 1.000 27.72o 2013 Apr 14 LPC Orbit
    38 P/2013 J4 (PANSTARRS) 2.287 AU 0.646 4.76o 2013 May 5 JFC Orbit
    39 282P/2003 BM80 = (323137) BM80** 3.451 AU 0.188 5.81o 2013 Jun 12 JFC Orbit
    40 P/2013 N3 (PANSTARRS) 3.021 AU 0.598 2.17o 2013 Jul 4 JFC Orbit
    41 P/2013 N5 (PANSTARRS) 1.817 AU 0.716 23.22o 2013 Jul 14 JFC Orbit
    42 P/2013 O2 (PANSTARRS) 2.188 AU 0.475 13.24o 2013 Jul 16 JFC Orbit
    43 P/2013 P1 (PANSTARRS) 3.335 AU 0.619 18.32o 2013 Aug 1 JFC Orbit
    44 C/2013 P2 (PANSTARRS) 2.837 AU 1.000 125.53o 2013 Aug 4 LPC Orbit
    *JFC: Jupiter Family Comet; LPC: Long-Period Comet; MBC: Main-Belt Comet
    **Previously known object discovered to be cometary by PS1

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