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Michele Bannister
Postdoctoral fellow
Outer Solar System Origins Survey
National Research Council of Canada / University of Victoria
Hunting for new worlds
The small icy worlds beyond Neptune provide insights into the early history of the Solar System. I am interested in understanding how they formed, evolved and reached their present orbits, and in the landforms of their surface ices.
Thank you Gemini! Our Large Program to measure the colours of the brightest discoveries of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey has been awarded 386 hours of telescope time over the next four years: the highest-ranked such program on Gemini North.

New coauthor paper: A Serendipitous All Sky Survey for Bright Objects in the Outer Solar System (AJ, 2015)