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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
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Journey through the Universe 2017
Gemini is operated by a partnership of the United States, Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Argentina. These Participants and the University of Hawaii, which has regular access to Gemini, each maintain a “National Gemini Office” to support their local users.
Gemini revela imágenes super nítidas que dejan al descubierto la vida impactante de las estrellas jóvenes
Embargoed until June 20, 2016 at 1600 London time / 1100 US Eastern time / 0500 Hawaii time / 1200 Chile time
Artistʻs view of a newborn giant planet like the one newly discovered at the immediate vicinity of the very active infant star V830 Tau, as might be seen by an observer located close to the giant planet.
The specification of the Target component differs somewhat depending on whether a Natural Guide Star (NGS) or the Laser Guide Star (LGS) is being employed. There also can be differences in the target component, depending on whether NIRI or NIFS is being used, since the NIFS OIWFS can be employed to provide tip/tilt information.
This page explains how to configure ALTAIR in the Observing Tool. Note also the guidelines at the bottom of the page for configuring the OT's "Target Component" when ALTAIR is being used.
The detailed component editor for ALTAIR is accessed in the usual manner, by selecting the ALTAIR component in your science program, and is shown here: