Gemini Planet Imager
(infrared instrument to overcome signal noise imaging exoplanets)
The Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) is near-infrared imager
installed in Gemini South (Gemini Observatory)
aimed at detecting the infrared light from
young gas giant extra-solar planets. It includes adaptive optics
and a coronagraph along with a camera.
It saw first light in 2013 and began regular operation in 2014.
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