General Tools

These Web-based tools are designed to assist scientists in their proposal and general data analysis efforts. The HEASARC provides these tools as a service to the scientific community. (HEASoft/FTOOLS, a general library of FITS file utility programs and mission-specific data analysis tools can be found on our Software page.)

Latest News
  • Viewing tool updated (26 May 2020)
    Support for XMM-Newton has been updated to work with the latest version of the ESA XMM-Newton Target Visibility Checker.
  • Timeline tool updated (14 Apr 2020)
    Support for HaloSat has been added to the Timeline tool.
  • xTime tool enhanced (01 Apr 2020)
    Support for INTEGRAL Julian Dates has been added. Also, xTime will now calculate time intervals (in days/hours/minutes/seconds, fractional days, and total seconds) between successive date/time conversions.
  • Viewing tool updated (20 Mar 2020)
    The Swift pole constraints have been updated in the Viewing tool. The revised coefficients extrapolate the trend for the next year.
  • Viewing tool updated (02 Dec 2019)
    Support for the upcoming IXPE mission has been added to Viewing.

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