Celestial Beacon Sheds New Light on Stellar Nursery

Gemini Astronomer Dr. Colin Aspin at the Gemini headquarters in Hilo, Hawaii. Dr. Aspin has been a Gemini observatory scientist since 2001. Over the course of his career, he has served as senior staff astronomer at the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) on La Palma, Canary Islands, as a scientific officer at the United Kingdom's Infrared Telescope on Mauna Kea, and as a research fellow at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, Scotland. His research centers on characterizing star formation in various environments.

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Release date:March 30, 2004, 8 p.m.
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