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Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): C. Matt Mountain; Fred C. Gillett; Jacobus M. Oschmann
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Paper Abstract

The paper briefly reviews the scientific rational and scientific systems approach used by the Gemini 8M Telescopes Project in the design, construction and operations of the Gemini telescopes. We report on the progress of the telescopes on both Mauna Kea, Hawaii and Cerro Pachon Chile, give an updated schedule and describe some of the science operations concepts and planning that is going into the Gemini Observatory. In addition, at the end of this paper we give a full bibliography of Gemini papers presented at the numerous sessions of the 1998 SPIE meeting in Kona.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3352, Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, (25 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319254
Show Author Affiliations
C. Matt Mountain, Gemini 8-m Telescopes Project (United States)
Fred C. Gillett, Gemini 8-m Telescopes Project (United States)
Jacobus M. Oschmann, Gemini 8-m Telescopes Project (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3352:
Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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