EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 47, 2013Hot Planets and Cool Stars
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Other Transit Surveys|
|Published online||25 April 2013|
The Pan-STARRS1 Planet Survey: Overview and first results
1 University Observatory Munich, Scheinerstrasse 1, 81679 München, Germany
2 Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Giessenbachstrasse, 85748 Garching, Germany
3 Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy, Königstuhl 17, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
4 University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QL, UK
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The Pan-STARRS1 Planet Survey (Pan-Planets) is a search for transiting extra-solar planets in the Galactic disk with a focus on planets around M-dwarfs and White dwarfs. The large field of view of the Pan-STARRS1 camera enables us to monitor ∼50 000 M-dwarfs and ∼5 000 White dwarfs brighter than iP1 = 18 in seven fields. We give a description of the science goals and observating strategy and present some early results from the first two observing campaigns conducted in 2010 and 2011.
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