SkyView - An easy to use
tool that returns digital images of the sky in any waveband from radio
through to gamma rays
VAO DataScope - Query catalogs and services from
the HEASARC and from around the world using a single form
Literature - Links to literature
search engines and online versions of refereed journals and science
New and Updated Databases
status of all data sets available from the HEASARC
cross-reference status of HEASARC data sets with ADS-listed
Science results that used HEASARC
The HEASARC Cookbook - how to find,
download, and analyze data
Open Archive Policy - find
out how you can integrate HEASARC resources into your Web site
NICER Passes Critical Design Review (19 Sep 2014)
NICER unanimously passed its CDR "with flying colors".
Deadline for Swift Cycle 11 Guest Investigator Program Proposals Is Fast Approaching (18 Sep 2014)
Proposals for the Swift Cycle 11 component of the ROSES-2014 NRA
are due no later than 4:30 pm EDT on September
25th. Details on the AO and proposal submission instructions are
now available, as well as a list of
Cycle 11 FAQs.
Milky Way Star Clusters (MWSC) Catalog (18 Sep 2014)
This catalog listing the properties of the 3,000+ open clusters
in the Galaxy has been updated to include 139 newly discovered clusters from
Schmeja et al. 2014, A&A, 568, A51.
The new version of MWSC is now available in Browse and Xamin.
NuSTAR CALDB Update (17 Sep 2014)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on September 17, 2014 (CALDB version 20140917). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 39, valid up to 2014-09-17.
Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Now Accepting On-Line
Applications (17 Sep 2014)
The 2015 Call for Proposals for new Einstein Fellows has been
posted. These appointments are expected to begin on or about Sep 1, 2015. This
CfP provides an opportunity for highly qualified, recent post-doctoral
scientists to conduct independent research that is broadly related to the
science goals of the NASA
Physics of the Cosmos program.
The deadline for applications is Nov 6, 2014 at 5:00pm EST.
The Pulse of a Dead Star Powers Intense Gamma Rays (16 Sep 2014)
When the most massive stars explode as supernovae, they don't fade
into the night, but sometimes glow ferociously with high-energy gamma rays.
What powers these energetic stellar remains? NuSTAR is helping to untangle the
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