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Credit: R. Smith, LT Group
Call for proposals for JMU semester 2016B 04 March 2016

The Liverpool Telescope Time Allocation Committee is now accepting proposals for JMU time for LT observations in Semester 2016B (1 July 2016 → 28 February 2017). You may also apply for Reactive Time at any time throughout the year.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 17:00 GMT on Monday 4th April 2016.

The total available time for JMU users in 2016B will be 280 hours. Forty hours have already been allocated in previous rounds and nine hours set aside for Reactive Time proposals, leaving 231 hours available to be allocated. Time is allocated approximately in the ratio 1:1 between Priority A and B. In addition 90 hours will be available as Priority C (backup).

Full details of the Call for Proposals are available for download as a PDF file from here [ CallForProposals-JMU-16B.pdf ]. The file gives more information about the proposal process, reactive time applications, new and existing instruments, and the telescope's performance and rapid-response capabilities.