GEM - The Galactic Emission Mapping Project

GEM Instrument Operation from Bishop

The first GEM observations were made from near Bishop, California (fall 1993 through fall 1994 with time out for refurbishment).

The results of the scans and the equipment operating in each location are shown in the following pictures.

GEM Instrument Operating in Bishop California

Photo of the GEM dish operating near Bishop, California.

Preliminary 1465 MHz GEM map taken from Bishop.

Andres Umana standing in front of the GEM dis in Bishop and being in snow for the first time in his life.

Dish at night taken from Bishop and showing the rotation of the sky.

Return to the Smoot Group page for a complete description of Dr. Smoot's group's research activities.