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Kirsty Taggart (Liverpool John Moores University, UK)

Kirsty is a graduate student at the Liverpool John Moores University researching extremely energetic supernovae and their environments. She is also passionate about communicating her science to the public and works for the outreach team at LMU.


  • Internship Start Date Nov 5, 2018
  • Internship End Date   Nov 30, 2018
  • Project Automating Triggering and Analysis of Liverpool Telescope Observations
  • Collaborators Mansi Kasliwal, Christoffer Fremling, Lin Yan
  • Caltech, USA

A panoramic view of Liverpool Telescope (centre) at sunrise photographed by Kirsty. Liverpool Telescope is a 2m unmanned and fully robotic telescope, thus is a fantastic facility for rapid follow-up of new transient events discovered by ZTF.

GROWTH is funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No 1545949. 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.