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PWFS2 (non-siderial targets)

The PWFS2 is available for observing non-siderial targets or when a suitable OIWFS star is not available. There are a few drawbacks with using the P2WFS instead of the OIWFS which are:

 

  • The flexure between the probe arm and the detector has not been quantified

 

AURA es seleccionado por la NSF como la organizacion administradora de Gemini

February 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. Users should be aware that FT-specific proposal templates must now be used for all FT proposals; see the "PIT information" section below.

 

Partners

Gemini is operated by a partnership including the United States, Canada, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and the University of Hawaii. Each partner maintains a “National Gemini Office”.

Contact information for each of the partners:

United States | Canada | Chile | Argentina | Brazil | University of Hawaii

Nightly Base Facility Operations at Gemini North!

Science Operations Specialist Michael Hoenig makes sure the telescope is operating smoothly from the Hilo Base Facility.

Gemini Helps Confirm Dark “Noodles” in Milky Way

Gemini South Telescope with the Milky Way above.

Today, in the journal Science, Australian scientist Keith Bannister announced findings that might help solve a 30-year old mystery.

Special proposals require 2016A PIT

In preparation for the start of 2016A, all Fast Turnaround (FT), Director's Discretionary (DD) time, and Poor Weather (PW) proposals must use the 2016A Phase I Tool (PIT). See the PIT Version Table for more information and download links.

AstroDay Chile 2016

AstroDay Chile

AstroDay Chile es uno de los programas de extensión con mayor tradición que organiza Gemini anualmente.

AstroDay Chile 2016 Image Gallery