Update 2016 June 6 @ 14:00 HST:
The Gemini North update is complete.
Update 2016 June 6 @ 8:00 HST:
The Gemini North update is in progress...
Update 2016 Jun 3:
The Gemini South update is complete.
Update 2016 June 2:
The Gemini South update is in progress but the Gemini North update has been postponed until Monday June 6 in order to resolve a problem that was discovered during testing.
Original announcement from 2016 June 1:
The Gemini observing databases will be offline for several hours on Thursday June 2 while we perform quarterly software updates.
During this time the following services will be unavailable:
- Observing Tool synchronizations, file transfers, and non-sidereal target queries
- Phase I Tool guide star probability queries
The new 2016B Observing Tool should be available on Friday June 3 and will be required to access the observing databases.
Please check this site for further announcements.
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