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Gemini Observatory releases first light images from planet imager
January 6, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Gemini Observatory today provided some of its first images from the world's most advanced, high-contrast, imaging instrument, the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI). GPI allows direct imaging and studying of very faint planets or dusty disks next to bright stars. It is the first such fully-optimized instrument to be deployed on one of the world's biggest telescopes, the 8-meter Gemini South telescope in Chile.Full Story
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