Gemini North Semester 2008B

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The semester calendar shows multi-instrument queue nights, scheduled classical runs and engineering or commissioning blocks. Instruments potentially usable on queue nights are
indicated by the colored-horizontal bands (see color key below). Note: Rapid ToO PIs should always check the "what's available now" pages that are linked from the contents list for
the most up-to-date information. Scheduled classical runs are indicated in the instrument's row by the last characters of the GN-2008B- program ID number.
Engineering or commissioning that involves one or more instruments is shown in the relevant instrument row(s). Of the order of 3 engineering nights will be scheduled in queue.
New and full moon dates are shown.
Key: GMOS   NIRI     Michelle   Altair  
NIFS   eng./commis.  
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August GMOS eng queue August
  NIRI eng queue  
15 full Michelle/NIFS eng queue  
29 new Altair/other M1 coat eng queue LGS queue queue  
September GMOS queue C-5 queue September
  NIRI queue queue backup queue  
14 full Michelle/NIFS queue queue backup queue  
28 new Altair/other queue LGS in queue queue for tuning queue  
October GMOS queue eng cont queue October
  NIRI queue eng cont queue  
13 full Michelle/NIFS/TEXES queue eng cont queue  
27 new Altair/other queue LGS in queue queue M2-3 eng: M2-3 cont queue  
November GMOS queue queue C-2 queue November
  NIRI queue queue C-2 queue  
12 full Michelle/NIFS queue 7BC-2/8BC-6 7BC-3/8B-C-4 queue 7BC-1 queue  
26 new Altair/other queue for tuning LGS in queue LGS for tuning queue  
December GMOS queue queue backup queue December
  NIRI queue C-1 queue  
11 full Michelle/NIFS queue eng queue queue backup queue  
26 new Altair/other queue C-1 LGS in queue queue  
January GMOS queue queue eng cont queue January
  NIRI queue C-3 last half of each night NIRI filter change, cold head replacement             eng queue  
10 full Michelle/NIFS queue queue eng queue  
25 new Altair/other queue queue Shutdown: A&G maint eng cont queue LGS in queue queue  
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