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October 15, 2022

Testing laser on Gemini North Telescope

As stars appear to circle around the north celestial pole, a new laser at the Gemini North Telescope on Hawaii’s Maunakea undergoes rigorous testing.

[The international Gemini Observatory is a program of the U.S. National Science Foundation's NOIRLab.]

Learn more in the NOIRLab news story Circumpolar laser tests at Gemini North. (Date of image: October 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 15, 2022)

Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. Chu/J. Pollard (Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International)

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