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Users and prospective users of the LT are encouraged to contact LT staff using either of the following two emails. Users should receive a reply within 1-2 working days. If this is not the case from either email address, please feel free to try emailing individual staff directly.

Phase 1 Support:
Proposal Application Queries

For questions about applying for time on the LT or to ask about time allocation policies, please contact Phase 1 support in the first instance, at:

Tel: +44 (0)151 231 2914

Support Astronomer:
Phase 2 Support & General Queries

For detailed questions on preparing LT observations using the Phase 2 GUI, data retrieval and telescope use, and for any other general questions, please contact the LT support astronomer during normal (UK time) office hours at:

Tel: +44 (0)151 231 2903

Whenever possible, please include your proposal number in your email subject header.

Staff List

To contact individuals:

phone: +44-(0)151-<phone>
email: <email>@ljmu.ac.uk

Name Position email phone
Mr Stuart BatesEngineering ManagerS.D.Bates231 2904
Dr Chris CopperwheatTelescope DirectorC.M.Copperwheat231 2914
Dr Jon MarchantOperations ScientistJ.Marchant231 2903
Mr Chris MottramDevOps EngineerC.Mottram904 6591
Dr Andrzej PiascikProject ScientistA.S.Piascik231 2932
Mrs Caroline RamsayAdministrationC.F.Ramsay231 2938
Dr Robert SmithProject ScientistR.J.Smith 
Prof Iain SteeleHead of Technology GroupI.A.Steele231 2912

Postal Address

Please address any mail to:

LT Support
Astrophysics Research Institute
Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool Science Park - IC2 Building
146 Brownlow Hill
L3 5RF
United Kingdom