CAPS, NCSA Present First Data Release From Young Supernova Experiment

The Pan-STARRS telescopes on Haleakalā in Hawaii map the sky using some of the world’s largest digital cameras – about 1.5 billion pixels each. Credit: Jason Chu/University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy

Images of deep space have intrigued many a sky-gazer over the course of modern history. The first images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope marked a remarkable moment in space exploration and, more recently, the newly captured snapshots of deep space from the James Webb Space Telescope became a news highlight that reached well beyond typical astronomy audiences. This story was originally published by National Center for Supercomputing Applications.