ATLAS discovers first-of-its-kind asteroid
May 20, 2020
The University of Hawaiʻi's Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) has discovered the first known Jupiter Trojan asteroid to have sprouted a comet-like tail. See http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/press-releases/2019LD2/ for more information.
ATLAS uses two STA1600 10kx10k pixel CCDs which were backside processed at ITL.