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HEASARC Data Access

  • New Xamin Interfaces
  • Xamin Web InterfaceIntro   
    Our new faster and more powerful access to HEASARC data
    Xamin Batch InterfaceDownload   
    Use Xamin from the command line on your machine
  • Traditional Browse Interfaces   Tips Archive
  • Browse Mission Interface  
    Our traditional full-featured interface
    Browse Keyword Search
    Search-Engine-like query using keywords
    Browse Table Index
    List of all tables for each mission
    Browse Correlation
    Cross-correlation of full tables
    Browse Notification Service
    Get notified when new data is available in the archive
    Browse Batch InterfaceDownload  
    Perl scripts (by default these now query Xamin database)

  • CMB Data
  • CMB Missions and Projects
    Data from space-bourne and suborbital CMB experiments in LAMBDA
  • Specialized forms
  • KML Browse Interface
    Map Browse sources in Google Sky and other KML services
    Chandra FOV Search
    Search for targets within the active fields of view
    Argus Observation Monitor
    Search Browse proposal information for observation details and status
    Swift Data Query
    Search bursts and observations of the Swift mission

  • Direct Access to HEASARC archive directories
  • HTTP or FTP

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    Other Resources

  • 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 magazines
  • Archive Information

  • New and Updated Databases
  • Deleted Databases
  • Data restoration status of all data sets available from the HEASARC
  • Bibliography/Archive cross-reference status of HEASARC data sets with ADS-listed publications
  • Science results that used HEASARC data
  • 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
  • Latest News

  • Deadline for Swift Cycle 11 Guest Investigator Program Proposals Is Approaching (19 Aug 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.
  • RXTE Decodes the Rhythm of an Unusual Black Hole (19 Aug 2014)
    Pasham et al. 2014, Nature, in press have uncovered rhythmic pulsations from a rare type of black hole 12 million light-years away by sifting through archival data from NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer satellite. The signals have helped astronomers identify an unusual midsize black hole called M82 X-1, which is the brightest X-ray source in the M 82 galaxy.
  • 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium: Abstracts for Oral Presentations Can Still Be Submitted! (18 Aug 2014)
    The deadline for Abstracts for Oral Presentations has been extended to August 28th: the meeting will highlight key science results from the past 15 years and a panel discussion focusing on key science topics for the next 10+ years of operation of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
  • Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor Solar Flare Catalog (18 Aug 2014)
    This catalog, listing the properties of 3,128 Fermi GBM triggers associated with known solar flares, is now available in Browse and Xamin. It will be updated on a daily basis, so the number of flares in the table will increase from this initial number.
  • NICER at the HEAD Meeting (17 Aug 2014)
    .The NICER Special Session at the 2014 meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Society will be held on Wednesday, August 20, at 1:30 pm in the Great Lakes Grand Ballroom of the Westin Michigan Avenue hotel in Chicago. Please join us!
  • NICER Critical Design Review (16 Aug 2014)
    NICER's next step towards launch, the Critical Design Review, is planned for September 2014. NICER remains on-track for launch on the SpaceX-12 ISS resupply flight currently scheduled for October 2016.
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