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Gemini Planet Imager

(GPI)
(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.


(instrument,imager,exoplanets,infrared)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_Planet_Imager
http://www.gemini.edu/sciops/instruments/gpi/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014PNAS..11112661M/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016SPIE.9909E..0VB/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018SPIE10703E..0KM/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018SPIE10702E..44C/abstract

Referenced by pages:
51 Eridani b
Gemini Observatory

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