Science Announcements

The 2022B Gemini Call for Proposals: Virtual Workshops on New Features

25 February 2022

  The 2022B Gemini Call for Proposals will include several important new features, including support for observations through the Astronomical Event Observatory Network (AEON)

Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission 25 February 2022

15 February 2022

After discussions with members of the Gemini community, we are extending the Abstract Submission deadline for contributed talks to Friday 25 February 2022. 

Gemini Observatory Science Meeting 2022: Second announcement Abstract Deadline 15 February 2022, Registration & Logistics

31 January 2022

Where: Seoul, Republic of Korea When: 26–29 July 2022 Website: The international Gemini Observatory, a Program of NSF's NOIRLab, invites its user community

Winter on Maunakea

27 January 2022

Severe winter weather has been the rule on Maunakea over the past few weeks. More than half of the available nights in December were

2021 Gemini Science Observations

27 January 2022

The US National Gemini Office has created an animation of science observations obtained in 2021 at both Gemini telescopes, using metadata publicly available through

Gemini Fast Turnaround January 2022

27 January 2022

Gemini North and South are accepting proposals for the Fast Turnaround (FT) program. The upcoming deadline is 23:59 Hawai‘i Standard Time on 31 January

Gemini North Status Update

27 January 2022

The Gemini North secondary mirror (M2) system went into a fault state on 4 January 2022. The affected mechanism is responsible for the x-y

Update of VM to run Gemini IRAF on an Apple M1

27 January 2022

When Apple removed support for 32-bit binaries from MacOS (10.15+), instructions were provided to run Gemini IRAF in a virtual machine using readily available