GPIPS Sponsors

The Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey is partially funded by grants AST 06-07500, AST 09-07790, and AST 14-12269 from the National Science Foundation to Boston University.

The Boston University - Lowell Observatory Perkins Telescope Partnership is supported by both Boston University and Lowell Observatory.

Mimir was designed, fabricated, and commissioned based on funding from NASA, NSF, and the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Required Acknowledgement Text - each publication utilizing data from GPIPS must include the following acknowledging text:

"This research used data from the Boston University (BU) Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS), funded in part by NSF grants AST 06-07500, 09-07790, and 14-12269. GPIPS used the Mimir instrument, jointly developed at BU and Lowell Observatory and supported by NASA, NSF, and the W.M. Keck Foundation."


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