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Access to the catalogs and astronomical archives of the HEASARC

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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 in the HEASARC database: if we don't have the one you want, ask us to add it
    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
    (Currently unavailable due to updates)
    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

    Latest News

  • A Rapidly Spinning Black Hole with a Warped Disk (17 Jul 2018)
    NICER provides a detailed look at a rapidly-spinning black hole feeding off its companion star.
  • Swift XRT CALDB Data updated (16 Jul 2018)
    The Swift XRT Caldb has been updated (CALDB update version 20180710).
  • The Generic Caldb updated to version 20180713 (13 Jul 2018)
    The generic caldb was updated to version 20180713. This was an update of the caldb.indx file to include the solar_geophys_data_v1.fits file and older leapsecond files which were missing from the previous version of the caldb.indx (20160713)
  • NICER XTI CALDB Updated to Version 20180711 (12 Jul 2018)
    The NICER XTI caldb has been updated to version 20180711. Please make sure you're using the most recent version of the caldb.config file in order to access the NICER XTI CALDB data, and that your CALDB environment variable is set to to remotely access the HEASARC NICER CALDB.
  • Swift CALDB Data updated (09 Jul 2018)
    The Swift SC clock correction has been updated (CALDB update version 20180709).
  • Chandra CALDB 4.7.9 installed at the HEASARC (29 Jun 2018)
    CalDB 4.7.9 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.7.9 was released by the CXC on June 28, 2018...
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