The Australian Gemini Office (AusGO) hosted by the Australian Astronomical Observatory coordinates Australian usage of large offshore facilities including the Gemini 8.1 metre telescopes in Hawaii and Chile; the Subaru 8.2 metre telescope in Hawaii (via a time exchange agreement with Gemini); and the Magellan 6.5 metre telescopes in Chile. AusGO consists of the Australian Gemini Scientist (Stuart Ryder) and AusGO Research Fellow Caroline Foster based at the AAO, and the Joint AusGO / Macquarie University Lecturer in Astronomy Richard McDermid.
What's new on the AusGO and Gemini web sites?
Gemini e-newscast #53 is now available (15/11/13)
The AAL Newsletter for October 2013 is now available (4/10/13)
The October 2013 electronic issue of the GeminiFocus Newsletter is now available (3/10/13)
The winner of the 2013 Australian Gemini School Astronomy Contest has been announced! Congratulations to Isobelle Teljega of St Margaret's Anglican School, who selected the face-on spiral galaxy, IC5332, as the target to be imaged by Gemini South. (17/9/13)
Congratulations to the Australian Gemini Undergraduate Summer Studentship recipients for 2013/14: Rebecca Davies and Marcus Wong (19/09/13)
Gemini's 2012 Annual Progress Report and 2013 Program Plan is now available (9/09/13)
The Winning Image from our 2013 Student Contest!
The face-on spiral galaxy IC5332.
Australian Gemini Office, ausgo -@- aao.gov.au