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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

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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.

About The Gemini Observatory

Exploring The Universe, Sharing its Wonders


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

2018A Call for Proposals Announced

Gemini is now accepting proposals for observing time in Semester 2018A. The submission deadline varies with participant. A new version of the Phase I Tool (PIT) has been released to support proposal submissions.

IUP 2017 Proposers Conference

Gemini Research Staff

CLICK HERE for a complete list of the Gemini research staff.