Science Operations Announcements

Observing database offline for 2010B update

May 28th, 2010
The Gemini Observatory observing database will be offline on Tuesday June 8 while upgrades are performed in preparation for the start of the 2010B semester. Affected applications include the Observing Tool (OT) and the web report forms. The new 2010B OT should be available on Wednesday June 9 and will be required for all subsequent fetch/store operations. Please check this site for further announcements.

Observing databases offline

November 27th, 2009

Gemini is updating the Observing Tool (OT) and the observing databases (ODBs) in preparation for the 2010A semester. As a result, the ODBs are currently offline for fetch/store. Testing is ongoing and a new OT will be released soon, please monitor this site for additional announcements.

As announced, the 2010A OT will be using Java 6 instead of Java 5. This has implications for older Mac computers. Please see this announcement for more information.