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
NASA's Swift Satellite Marks 10 Years of Game-changing Astrophysics (20 Nov 2014)
Over the past decade, NASA's Swift Gamma-ray Burst Explorer has proven itself to be one of the most versatile astrophysics missions ever flown. It remains the only satellite capable of precisely locating gamma-ray bursts -- the universe's most powerful explosions -- and monitoring them across a broad range of wavelengths using multiple instruments before they fade from view.
NASA's Swift Mission Probes an Exotic Object: 'Kicked' Black Hole or Mega Star? (19 Nov 2014)
An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities, including NASA's Swift satellite, has discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.
Revised Bologna Catalog of Clusters and Candidates in M31 (V. 5) (18 Nov 2014)
The RBC catalog of over 2000 confirmed and/or suspected globular
clusters in the M31 Galaxy (from
et al. 2009, A&A, 508, 1285 and previous papers) is
now available in Browse
NuSTAR Guest Observer AO1 Deadline Is Near (14 Nov 2014)
The deadline for NuSTAR proposal submission is
4:30 pm EST on November 25th .
IceCube & 3 NASA X-ray Telescopes Find Sgr A* May Be a Neutrino Factory (14 Nov 2014)
Based on an analysis of data from the IceCube Neutrino
Swift & NuSTAR, Bai
et al. (2014, Phys. Rev. D, 90, 063012)
have discovered that the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may
be producing neutrinos. If confirmed, this would be the first time neutrinos
have been traced back to a black hole.
Swift CALDB Data updated (12 Nov 2014)
The Swift Caldb has been updated for the SC (update version 20141107)...
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