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Gemini Planet Imager (GPI): Cleared for Shipment to Gemini South!

In a milestone statement distributed moments ago by the GPI Pre-delivery Acceptance Review Committee, Chair Stephen Goodsell announced that GPI is now clear for shipment from the University of California Santa Cruz to Gemini South in Chile.The Committee’s final report is slated for release on July 26th, but a statement sumarizing the results of the review is available now - GPI Review Committee: Final Day Statement  41 KB

 

Gemini e-Newscast #29 -- March 2, 2011

Quasar feedback measured

Fusión de estrellas de neutrones es registrada por primera vez con telescopio de Gemini Sur

Images of FLAMINGOS-2 for Gravitational Wave Press Release

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Astronomers Feast on First Light From Gravitational Wave Event

The Galactic Center’s Mysterious Quintuplet Stars Unmasked

J-band spectra of three of the five members of the Infrared Quintuplet showing emission lines of neutral helium and ionized carbon. The continuum radiation from the stars and their dust shells actually decrease rapidly from longer to shorter wavelengths and is barely detectable at the short wavelength edge of these spectra. In the figure the spectra have been “flattened” to more easily reveal the line emission.

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Journey through the Universe 2018

Rocky Planet Engulfment Explains Stellar Odd Couple

Stellar spectra near Lithium line (6707 A) for the HAT-P-4 A star (blue dotted line), which displays a higher Lithium abundance than the companion star (Black continuous line). Spectrum acquired using GRACES which uses fiber-fed light from the Gemini North telescope with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope’s ESPaDOnS Spectrograph.

October 2017 Call for Proposals

Gemini North and South are accepting proposals for the Fast Turnaround (FT) program. Here, we give information specific to this proposal cycle. Please see the other FT pages - particularly the rules - for general information about the program. FT-specific proposal templates must now be used for all FT proposals; see the "PIT information" section below. The revised 2017B PIT must be used

About The Gemini Observatory

Exploring The Universe, Sharing its Wonders

Overview

The Gemini Observatory consists of twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet.