Category: Software & Data Reduction

Gemini Aims ‘The Cannon’ at Faster Spectral Analysis!

“The Cannon” Spectral Modeling Recently, Gemini South hosted a mini-workshop about a new data-driven method for spectral modeling named “The Cannon.” Anna Ho from Caltech led the session with coordination by Gemini Assistant Scientist, Blair Conn and Richard Lane, from Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUC). The Cannon is fast, requires no physical models, and achieves comparable […]

Attention Users: Update to the New GMMPS v1.0.4!

The new Gemini Mask Making Preparation Software (GMMPS) is now available, and it supports both Gemini Multi-Object Spectrographs (GMOSs) at Gemini North and Gemini South detector configurations. Once updated, you will notice more efficient and fully compatible mask designs (older version mask designs may be rejected by Gemini). To find more information on major changes, […]

Data Reduction Forum Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners from early contributions to the User Data Reduction Forum! The Users’ Committee for Gemini (UCG) evaluated the submissions and recommend that David Rupke be recognized for his large effort, and Andrew Stephens for his smaller submission. The contributions are IDL-based routines to work with data from integral field spectrographs, including NIFS […]

Updated Gemini IRAF Package Released!

Attention Gemini Users: A new version of the Gemini IRAF package (v1.13) is now available.  This release is required for processing GMOS-South Hamamatsu CCD data and includes configuration files and examples.  Please see Gemini’s Processing Software page for more information.

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