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Welcome to the home page of the Australian Gemini Office

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 #72 is now available (26/06/15)

Presentations and photos from the 2015 Australian Gemini, Magellan, and Keck Science Symposium are now available (25/06/15)

A new version of the Gemini Observing Tool (OT) for 2015A and 2015B is now available for download (6/06/15)

Ureka V1.5.1, which includes the latest V1.13 of Gemini IRAF, is now available (16/04/15)

The April 2015 issue of GeminiFocus is now available (2/04/15)

The Winning Image from our 2013 Student Contest!

Image credit: Isobelle Teljega (St Margaret's Anglican School), Travis Rector (U. Alaska Anchorage), and the Australian Gemini Office

The face-on spiral galaxy IC5332.
Image proposed by Year 8 student Isobelle Teljega.

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