NOAO Gemini Science Center
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The NOAO System Science Center (NSSC), a division of NOAO, is the gateway for the US astronomical community to the 8.1-meter Gemini Observatory telescopes.

Gemini North with laser guide star

Gemini North on Mauna Kea

Technical questions about Gemini?

  • Proposals
  • Technical Reviews
  • Phase Is
  • Phase IIs
  • Help Desk
  • Science Archive

US astronomers with questions about Gemini can contact Dr. Ken Hinkle, who will redirect your question to an appropriate NSSC astronomer. Send an e-mail to or call 520-318-8298.


Classical Observing at Gemini
NSSC Staff
NSSC Staff Instrument Contacts
NSSC Support
NSSC Instrument Pages
NSSC Committees
NSSC Meetings and Workshops
Gemini Observing Proposals
Gemini Telescopes & Schedules
Gemini New Instrument Pages
Gemini Publicly Available Data
Gemini Publications
US Gemini Publications

Comments or Questions? Contact

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NOAO is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation. The NGSC represents U.S. scientific, technical, and instrumentation interests in the international community of the Gemini project. The NGSC is a division of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).

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