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Important News About the PanSTARRS Data Release 2

PanSTARRS Data Release 2 (DR2) is coming on or around 2019-01-28. In support of this release, the PanSTARRS query forms on this server will redirect to our new PanSTARRS Catalog Search at, which will query both DR1 and DR2.

While scripted access to the forms on this server will still work for a time, they will only query DR1. We strongly suggest that for scripted access to both DR1 and DR2, you use our new PanSTARRS API, described at

Pan-STARRS Latest News

  • 05/01/18 - The PanSTARRS Stack Object search interface is now public.

  • 03/21/17 - Links on search form now describes both queryable and non-queryable columns. Also added links to the PanSTARRS search form and home page in banner.

  • 12/21/16 - Due to heavy demand, we are limiting the size of the allowed search radius. Currently search radii must be less than 0.5 degrees for standard searches and 0.02 degrees for file upload queries.

  • 12/20/16 - A bug introduced Tuesday night (~5 PM EST) prevented any PanSTARRS searches from running. It was fixed the next morning. In spite of the bug, over 2,100 queries were submitted today.

  • 12/19/16 - The PanSTARRS catalog search interface was made public.

The Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) is a wide-field imaging facility developed at the University of Hawaii's Institute for Astronomy, with the primary goal of discovering and characterizing Earth-approaching objects, both asteroids & comets, that might pose a danger to our planet.

Mean Object Catalog Search

Stack Object Catalog Search

Pan_STARRS1 Data Archive Home Page