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Slide image: A collage of Gemini Observatory images, with the words “Gemini Observatory” and logo in the top left corner and the AURA logo in the lower right corner.

The images are:
Top left: A still from a video showing the Gemini Control Room. Several men are working at several computer monitors.
Bottom left: An image of Stephan’s Quintet, shows a group of five galaxies, seen as bright spots surrounded by spirals and clouds. They are seen in a sky full of bright spots.
Center: A still from a video shows Gemini South observatory in Chile silhouetted against a starry night sky.
Top right: An image of Trifid Nebula (M20) located in the constellation of Sagittarius. The image shows the nebula, which is a dynamic cloud of gas and dust where stars are being born.

Credit: Gemini Observatory/Travis Rector, University of Alaska Anchorage (Stephan’s Quintet)
Gemini Observatory Video (Gemini South Observatory and Gemini Control Room)
Gemini Observatory/Ingrid Braul, Southlands Elementary, Vancouver B.C. (Trifid Nebula)

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