Science Announcements


Blanco f/8 Instrumentation: NEWFIRM

20 September 2022

NEWFIRM is a wide-field (28 arcmin) near-IR imager that was a facility instrument on the Mayall telescope at KPNO from 2006 to 2010 and 2012 to 2016 and the Blanco telescope at CTIO from 2010 to 2011.

PypeIt Data Reduction Software Workshop, 25 October 2022

20 September 2022

PypeIt is an open-source Python software package for reducing OIR slit spectroscopy data, which has been applied to a wide range of telescopes and instruments.

The CHARA Array Marks Decadal Milestones

20 September 2022

In 2001 when the Georgia State University Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) Array was dedicated, its 300-meter telescope baselines provided the highest optical resolution available to astronomers.

Gemini Call for Proposals: 2023A

12 September 2022

The 2023A Gemini Observatory Call for Proposals has been released. Proposals are being accepted for observations from 1 February 2023 to 31 July 2023

Joint Proposal Opportunity for JWST Cycle 2

12 September 2022

As part of the JWST Cycle 2 Proposal process (with deadline of 27 January 2023), NOIRLab plans to offer up to 5% of the

Gemini Fast Turnaround: Sept 2022

12 September 2022

Gemini North and South are accepting proposals for the Fast Turnaround (FT) program. The upcoming deadline is 12:00 (noon) Hawai‘i Standard Time on 30

Flamingos 2 MOS Available

12 September 2022

The new Flamingos 2 multi-object spectroscopy (MOS) mode is available via FT and DD proposal routes throughout 22B and will be available via the

2022 Gemini Science Meeting: Resources for the Community

12 September 2022

The Gemini Observatory Directorate wishes to thank everyone who contributed to the success of this year’s hybrid Gemini Science Meeting conference in Seoul, Korea