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ROSAT Guest Observer Facility
The ROSAT Guest Observer

A more complete description of the facilities available at the ROSAT Guest Observer Facility (GOF) is available in previous issues of the ROSAT Newsletter. Use of the GOF should be pre-booked to assure an available workstation. Walk-ins are accommodated as long as the GOF is not completely full.

To book the GSFC GOF, contact:

Mike Arida
Code 664
Greenbelt, MD 20771
Telephone: 301-286-2291
Fax: 301-286-1684

Remote Users:
A remote help desk will provide help with software distribution and installation, problems with pipeline output, advice on data analysis problems and bug reports. This help desk is accessed using the Feedback form or via the telephone number used for the booking facility.

Remote users are fully supported, with Dan Harris as coordinator for ROSAT user activities at CfA. Questions about data or analysis, or remote user problems with the PROS software should be directed to

RSDC and GOF Staff At GSFC

Rob Petre - Project Scientist		  Phone:  (301) 286-3844

Steve Snowden - Duty Scientist		  Phone:  (301) 286-8100

Rich Pisarski - U.S. ROSAT Science Data	  Phone:  (301) 286-9392
Center Manager.   Directs data processing,  E-mail:
archiving, and distribution of data.
Jane Turner - General observer support	  Phone:  (301) 286-5190 
ROSAT bulletins.                            E-mail:

Mike Corcoran - General observer          Phone: (301) 286-5576
support;  Data archive.			    E-mail:

Karen Smale - Observer support; GSFC	  Phone: (301) 286-7612 
bookings; help desk.			    E-mail:

Pat Tyler - Database support including	  Phone: (301) 286-3566 
observation log.		            E-mail:

Margo Duesterhaus - Proposal Manager	 Phone: (301) 286-3569

Michael Arida - Observer support;	  Phone: (301) 286-2291 
anonymous ftp area.			    E-mail:

Minhthuyen Nguyen - Grant and contract 	 Phone: (301) 286-1512 
administration. 			    E-mail:

Rehana Yusaf - Ftool support.		  Phone: (301) 286-6115

Stephan Fantasia - Observer support; 	 Phone: (301) 286-4944 
proposal support. 			    E-mail:

Sumant Krishnaswamy - SASS processing	 Phone: (301) 286-9172

Kenton Adams - System Administration,	  Phone: (301) 286-4868 
programming support. 			    E-mail:

Michael Black - SASS Data processing 	  Phone: (301) 286-9523 
and tape backups.			    E-mail:

Jeff Mullins - General programming        Phone: (301) 286-9152 
support, Database administration. 	    E-mail:

Diana Taggart - Lead SASS data            Phone: (301) 286-0825
processor.				    E-mail:


Dan Harris - General observer support;    Phone: (617) 495-7148 
PROS Users' Guide; hotseat. 	            E-mail:

Frank Primini - PROS development;         Phone: (617) 495-7130 
PROS Users' Guide; hotseat.		    E-mail:

Belinda Wilkes - Hotseat; PROS Users'     Phone: (617) 495-7268 
Guide data verification; Rosat Results 	    E-mail:

Judy Chen - HOPR & PROS Programmer;	  Phone: (617) 495-7133
hotseat.				    E-mail: 

John Silverman - computer specialist 	  Phone: (617) 496-7716 
Rosat Results Archive; hotseat.		    E-mail: 

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This file was last modified on Friday, 19-Jul-2002 11:52:08 EDT

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