Gemini Planet Imager produces stunning observations in its first year

Stunning exoplanet images and spectra from the first year of science operations with the Gemini Planet Imager were featured today in a press conference at the 225th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, Washington. The Gemini Planet Imager GPI is an advanced instrument designed to observe the environments close to bright stars to detect and study Jupiter-like exoplanets (planets around other stars) and see protostellar material (disk, rings) that might be lurking next to the star. —> Read More Here


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