Science Announcements


International Gemini Observatory Launches New Logo

26 January 2023

New, redesigned Gemini logo inspired by the observatory’s international structure, improved capabilities, and new instrumentation The International Gemini Observatory has unveiled a new logo

Gemini-North Primary Mirror Update

26 January 2023

The Observatory now has a signed agreement in place with Safran-REOSC for the preparatory work, glass repair, and lateral-pad removal for the primary mirror

Switch to Conda-Forge for Installing Gemini Data-Reduction Software

26 January 2023

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) has recently announced that it will end support for the main Astroconda channel, which is also used

New Gemini Helpdesk Platform Launches 30 January 2023

26 January 2023

We are pleased to announce that we are moving the Gemini Helpdesk to a new cloud-based platform on 30 January 2023. The general system

Gemini Fast Turnaround: January 2023

19 January 2023

Gemini South is accepting proposals for the Fast Turnaround (FT) program. The upcoming deadline is 12:00 (noon) Hawai‘i Standard Time on 31 January. Successful

New H-alpha Filter for 'Alopeke

28 December 2022

While the speckle camera Zorro at Gemini South got its H-alpha filter right before the pandemic temporarily closed science operations in early March 2020

Gemini North Shutdown Extended Following Incident During Mirror Movement

28 December 2022

Update 22 December 2022 The NOIRLab Gemini North recovery team has made significant progress with preparations for repair work on the primary mirror. The

Large and Long Proposals: Letters of Intent Due 13 February

28 December 2022

Proposals for Gemini Observatory Large and Long Programs (LLPs) are accepted annually, with a Call for Letters of Intent to Propose issued in early