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1 Director’s Message Markus Kissler-Patig 3 Blue Binaries Suggest a Smooth Migration for Young Neptune Wes Fraser 8 Striking Gemini Images Point Juno Spacecraft Toward Discovery Peter Michaud 12 Science Highlights Peter Michaud 15 On the Horizon Gemini staff contributions 19 News for Users Gemini staff contributions 23 Gemini Assistant Scientist Awarded the 2017 Carl Sagan Medal Gemini staff contribution GeminiFocus July 2017 ON THE COVER: Gemini North NIRI images of Jupiter in support of the JPL/NASA Juno mission to explore the planet’s atmosphere. For more details on these images see the story starting on page 8. GeminiFocus is a quarterly publication of the Gemini Observatory 670 N. A‘ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720, USA / Phone: (808) 974- 2500 / Fax: (808) 974-2589 Online viewing address: Managing Editor: Peter Michaud Associate Editor: Stephen James O’Meara Designer: Eve Furchgott/ Blue Heron Multimedia Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Gemini Partnership. ii GeminiFocus July 2017