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(Three images at left) More than 9,000 participants enjoyed the 2009 AstroDay Chile on January 31, 2009. It took place in a large tent at the Mall Plaza in La Serena, Chile. This annual event is organized by the staff at Gemini South. The event attracted institutions from across Chile and the world, including the ESO observatories, ALMA, CTIO staff/scientists, and even participants from two planetaria in Argentina.

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Figure 2.

Participants in JttU Astronomer’s Workshop, which was part of the preparation for scientist’s classroom presentations.

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Scott Fisher is interviewed at the Gemini North control room as part of the IYA’s “Around the World in 80 Telescopes” live webcast.

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Figure 4.

Four Gemini Legacy images released as part of the IYA’s “Around the World in 80 Telescopes” event.

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