General Announcements

Announcement of Opportunity for new Large and Long Programs

December 15th, 2014
Gemini Observatory announces an opportunity for new Large and Long Programs. Eligible PIs are invited to propose scientific investigations to begin observation in the 2015B semester. Letters of Intent are due February 2 2015, and completed proposals are due March 31 2015.  Details and requirements are available in the Announcement of Opportunity.

GIFS Bidders Conference Information

October 30th, 2014

On the 31st October Gemini Observatory will host an interactive remote Bidders Conference for participates to learn more about the GIFS RfP.

Participants can attend by phone or by polycom. Gemini will host two equivalent sessions to allow for participation across many different time zones.

Session 1: 11:00 – 13:30 CLST
Session 2: 19:00 – 21:30 CLST

If you plan on attending one of the sessions, please email gifs_rfp@gemini.edu and inform us which session you plan on attending and how. (i.e. my phone or polycom)

Gemini North Weather Advisory - Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio

August 8th, 2014

Sunday (8/10/14) Status:

  • The telescope will be open tonight if fog and humidity clear, expect return to normal operations.

This page will be updated daily with the latest operational status of Gemini North.

Gemini staff, please refer to internal communications for facility/work updates.

Current weather status can be found at the following websites:

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