Education & Public Outreach

Supernovae Basics

Supernova classification (Credit: M. Modjaz)

PTF Instruments

3D CAD model of the camera (Credit: R. Smith): viawable with a free viewer for Mac or Windows from

PTF survey statistics

PTF pie-chart (Credit: M. Kasliwal)

PTF exposure movie (Credit: N. Law)

PTF images

Palomar 200-inch Hale Telescope: 1, 2, 3, 4 (Credit: I. Arcavi).

The 2010 Perseid meteor shower over Palomar (Credit: I. Arcavi).

Palomar 60-inch Telescope: 1, 2 (Credit: I. Arcavi).

Palomar 48-inch Telescope: 1, 2, 3 (Credit: I. Arcavi).

The Andromeda Galaxy (Credit: P. Nugent)

Highlighted transients

PTF11kly (SN2011fe)

Light Curve (Credit: B. J. Fulton/LCOGT/PTF)

M101 images before and during the SN explosion (Credit: B. J. Fulton/LCOGT/PTF)

PTF11kly image (Credit: B. J. Fulton/LCOGT/PTF)

PTF11kly animation (Credit: B. Sesar)

Free User-Friendly Software for PTF Image Analysis

Aperture Photometry Tool (Credit: R. Laher)


AAS January 2013

The PTF Team


Public Papers / Docs

Education and Public Outreach

Internal Project TWiki

Caltech Astronomy