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Gemini data reduction software on MacOS 10.12 (Sierra)

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We currently anticipate completing integration and testing of our data reduction software with AstroConda in November this year. In the meantime, our recommended platform is still Ureka 1.5.1 or 1.5.2. Since Ureka has undergone very minimal testing on the new MacOS 10.12 and will not be developed further, we encourage Apple users to wait for our upcoming AstroConda version before using 10.12 for running Gemini IRAF.

For any users with a pressing need to try running our software on MacOS 10.12 now, an updated Ureka install script is provided below (replacing the one found on the Ureka Web page), which will recognize the new OS:


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