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Gemini Observatory releases first light images from planet imager

January 6, 2014

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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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