Swift Archive Access
The Swift archive can be accessed via the following interfaces:
| Special Swift interface
||Query Swift observation logs using GRB names and/or specific Swift parameters:
searches and data retrieval are powered by the HEASARC Browse.
For a given GRB name or position, query the GCN and
| HEASARC interface
||Make searches across multiple missions, including Swift
|Anonymous FTP or wget
||Do direct data retrieval via FTP or wget protocol without browsing the observation logs (for expert users).
Retrieval of monitoring and instrument trend data are only available via FTP or wget).
The Swift data may also be accessed at:
Swift Data Availability
Within Minutes: Soon after a GRB is detected, TDRSS messages are broadcast via the GCN
Within Hours/days: Soon after the telemetry arrives from the Malindi ground station, the data are available from the Quick look area
About a Week Later: After an observation is completed, the data are made available in the archive and removed from the Quick-look area.
Swift Archive documentation
Note: Swift-discovered sources are to be named using the following convention:
SWIFT JHHMM.m +/- DDMM
SWIFT JHHMMSS.s +/- DDMMSS
Swift Calibration data archive
The calibration data are archived in the HEASARC calibration database (CALDB). The latest releases
of the calibration data and their supporting information are available in
the Swift Caldb page .