6 August 2014 Gemini planet imager integration to the Gemini South telescope software environment
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The Gemini Planet Imager is an extreme AO instrument with an integral field spectrograph (IFS) operating in Y, J, H, and K bands. Both the Gemini telescope and the GPI instrument are very complex systems. Our goal is that the combined telescope and instrument system may be run by one observer operating the instrument, and one operator controlling the telescope and the acquisition of light to the instrument. This requires a smooth integration between the two systems and easily operated control interfaces. We discuss the definition of the software and hardware interfaces, their implementation and testing, and the integration of the instrument with the telescope environment.
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Fredrik T. Rantakyrö, Fredrik T. Rantakyrö, Andrew Cardwell, Andrew Cardwell, Jeffrey Chilcote, Jeffrey Chilcote, Jennifer Dunn, Jennifer Dunn, Stephen Goodsell, Stephen Goodsell, Pascale Hibon, Pascale Hibon, Bruce Macintosh, Bruce Macintosh, Carlos Quiroz, Carlos Quiroz, Marshall D. Perrin, Marshall D. Perrin, Naru Sadakuni, Naru Sadakuni, Leslie Saddlemyer, Leslie Saddlemyer, Dmitry Savransky, Dmitry Savransky, Andrew Serio, Andrew Serio, Claudia Winge, Claudia Winge, Ramon Galvez, Ramon Galvez, Gaston Gausachs, Gaston Gausachs, Kayla Hardie, Kayla Hardie, Markus Hartung, Markus Hartung, Javier Luhrs, Javier Luhrs, Lisa Poyneer, Lisa Poyneer, Sandrine Thomas, Sandrine Thomas, } "Gemini planet imager integration to the Gemini South telescope software environment", Proc. SPIE 9149, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems V, 91492B (6 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055654; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055654
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