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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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In April 2015, Gemini proudly announced the launch of four instrument feasibility studies. These studies were selected in response to the GIFS Request for Proposals (RfP) relased in September 2014.
Imagen en el infra-rojo cercano del cúmulo globular Liller1 obtenida con el sistema de óptica adaptiva GeMS en el telescopio de Gemini Sur, en Chile.
Gemini Observatory near-infrared image of the globular cluster Liller 1 obtained with the GeMS adaptive optics system on the Gemini South telescope in Chile.
An updated version of the 2015B Gemini Observing Tool is now available for download. A 2015B version is required to communicate with the Observing Databases, and the updated 2015B.1.1.2 version is strongly recommended as it fixes several bugs which were found in the initial release.
To properly reduce GPI observations one must download the proper calibrations. This document describes how the user can download all types of calibrations from the GSA. The user should read the instructions here on how to access the GSA, these instructions are only details on how to access GPI particular data.
Figure 1. Image of HD 115600 showing a bright debris ring viewed nearly edge-on and located just beyond a Pluto-like distance to the star. One or more unseen solar system-like planets are causing the disk center (diamond) to be offset from the star's position (cross).