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What does PTF stand for?

PTF stands for Palomar Transient Factory

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New research began last August, when the automatic telescopes at the Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) in California that search for signs of developing supernova spotted one just a half a day into the explosion process.
The supernova, first seen on August 24 by scientists from Oxford University and astronomical survey the Palomar Transient Factory, is in the Pinwheel Galaxy, M101.