sci21118 — Announcement

Gemini-N Adaptive Optics Bench Request for Proposal

November 11, 2021

AURA, on behalf of Gemini Observatory, is soliciting competitive proposals to design and build the adaptive optics bench for the Gemini North Adaptive Optics facility, a ground-layer adaptive optics and laser tomography adaptive optics system currently under development. The proposal due date is 7 January 2022.

Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact AURA contracts officer Daniel Calabrese ( to submit a notice of intent and to be added to the mailing list for information and updates.

Further details can be found at:

About the Announcement



Illustration of future Gemini North

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. Pollard