Observatory Staff Share Passion for Astronomy with Students

Gemini astronomer Pascale Hibon chats with students from the San Joaquín School after sharing her insights on a career in research. (Credit: Gemini Observatory/AURA) / La astrónoma de Gemini Pascale Hibon conversa con alumnas del Colegio San Joaquín luego de compartir su historia personal y sus impresiones sobre carreras de investigación. (Crédito: Observatorio Gemini/AURA). Last […]

Talleres de invierno

Winter Workshops With great expectations, Gemini Observatory was invited to join in the second session of the Science Winter workshops, hosted annually by Universidad Católica del Norte. About 30 students ages 13 to 17 participated in robotics workshops on the first day, while parents and students ages 10 to 12 engaged in FamilyAstro workshop activities. […]

Former Gemini Intern Receives Fellowship

Former Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) intern at Gemini South (and Virginia Tech student) Alex Gagliano is a recipient of the Wayne and Claire Horton Fellowship . The fellowship provides support for Alex to travel to Gabon, West Africa, where he plans to help develop astronomy programs for teachers to use in their classes. […]

Astronomy Day in Chile

Día Nacional de la Astronomía en Chile Este fin de semana, Chile celebra el Día Nacional de la Astronomía con actividades en diversas partes del país. Las actividades centrales se realizarán en el Planetario de la Universidad de Santiago (USACH). Varios miles de estudiantes han visitado la muestra desde ayer en Santiago. Empleados de distintos […]

Gemini Mask Making Software v1.0.4

Attention Users: Gemini Spectroscopic Mask Making Software was Updated February 27th. A new version of Gemini’s Mask Making Preparation Software is now available. This update supports both Gemini Multi-Object Spectrographs (GMOS) at Gemini North (GN) and Gemini South (GS) detector configurations. Once updated, users can expect improvements in efficiency and compatibility (older version mask designs may be […]