Science Operations Announcements
A beta version of the Gemini IRAF package (v1.12beta) has been released. This version is required for processing GSAOI data and includes configuration files and examples. Please see the pre-releases page for more information.
The new version of the Gemini Observing Tool (2013A.1.1.1) is now available for download or via updating an existing installation of the OT. Note that there are two Linux versions, one for 32-bit and one for 64-bit CPUs. Please choose the one appropriate for your computer.
This update is required to communicate with the observing databases.
The Gemini observing databases will be offline for several hours on Wednesday December 5 while we perform quarterly software updates at both the South and North facilities. During this time the Observing Tool fetch/store and file transfers will be unavailable and web report forms will be offline. The 2013A Observing Tool should be available on Thursday December 6 and will be required for all subsequent fetch/store operations. Please check this site for further announcements.
The Gemini North hardware work has finished and the Observing Database is now back online. Please submit a Help Desk ticket if you encounter any problems: http://helpdesk.gemini.edu
The Gemini North observing database will be offline from approximately 10am - 2pm HST on Monday December 3 while we perform hardware upgrades. During this time the Observing Tool fetch/store and file transfers will be unavailable and web report forms will be offline. Please check this site for further announcements.
The list of accepted programs for GeMS/GSAOI System Verification observations is now available. The deadline for Phase II submission is November 6, 2012.