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The Gemini eNewscast is a monthly electronic distribution of information for users of Gemini Observatory.

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2014B Observing Tool released

The 2014B Gemini Observing Tool is now available for download. This update is required to access the database. Installation instructions are linked off of the Observing Tool web page, and we recommend that everyone download their programs from scratch from the ODBs rather than import from saved XMLs.

Gemini Reveals a Gravitational Wave Source in Hiding

Galaxy-wide Outflows, Powered by Supermassive Black Holes, Common Among Quasars

Figure 1. Artist’s impression of a galaxy with a large-scale outflow. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab.

Revealing the Complex Outflow Structure of Binary UY Aurigae

Figure 1. Artist's rendition of UY Aur's probable outflow system. Credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, All Rights Reserved.

Tackling the Orbit and Size of Beta Pictoris b

Odd planet, so far from its star...

GNIRS + GCAL Arc Lamp Identifications

The following table shows a summary of GCAL emission line plots for two lamps (Ar and Xe) at near IR wavelengths. The spectra all have the same integration time. Wavelengths are in vacuum. See also the general wavelength calibration page for more line lists etc.

GPI Pipeline

The GPI Pipeline 

The Gemini Planet Imager Data Pipeline allows transformation of raw data from GPI into calibrated spectral and polarimetric data cubes. It also provides some basic capabilities for PSF suppression through differential imaging, and for astrometry and spectrophotometry of detected sources.