About the Lasair category

User support with the Lasair Alert Broker (lasair.roe.ac.uk).

All are welcome to post questions about Lasair, a broker for astronomers studying transient and variable astrophysical sources. For example, questions about how to use Lasair functionality like filters and watchlists, how to optimize use of Lasair for time domain science, suspected or known technical issues, or any other Lasair-related questions.

The main contact person for this support sub-category is Roy Williams (@roy).

Lasair users are also welcome to submit suggestions for improvements and bug fixes via the Lasair github issues page.

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Lasair has a new home - https://lasair-ztf.lsst.ac.uk/. This is part of ramping up preparations for Rubin alerts. The old URL still works and should seamlessly redirect to the new home, though we’d encourage people to update their bookmarks accordingly.