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HEASARC Data Access

  • Xamin Interfaces
  • Xamin Web InterfaceIntro   
    Our faster and more powerful access to HEASARC data
    Xamin Batch InterfaceDownload   
    Use Xamin from the command line on your machine
  • Browse Interfaces   Tips Archive
  • Browse Mission Interface  
    Our full-featured interface
    Browse Table Index
    Listing of all tables in the HEASARC database
    Browse Correlation of 2 Tables
    Correlation of more than 2 tables is available in Xamin
    Browse Notification Service
    Get notified when new data is available in the archive
    Use Xamin if you wish to monitor any query
    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
  • Argus Proposal/Observation Info
    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
  • Command-Line Downloads
    Describes using our download script as well as wget and curl.

    If there is a published astronomical catalog that you would
    like added to the HEASARC, let us know.

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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

  • NuSTAR Caldb Update (26 Sep 2022)
    The NuSTAR FPM caldb has been updated to version 20220926. This release includes a new clock correction file, v147. Please see the release notes for more details.
  • NGC 2000.0 Catalog Updated (22 Sep 2022)
    NGC 2000.0 is a modern compilation of the New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars (NGC), the Index Catalogue (IC), and the Second Index Catalogue compiled by J. L. E. Dreyer (1888, 1895, 1908). This catalog is now available in Browse and Xamin.
  • General Catalog of Variable Stars, Version 5.1, June 2022 (22 Sep 2022)
    The latest version of this catalog of 58,202 confirmed variable stars (from Samus et al. 2017, ARep, 61, 80) is now available in Browse and in Xamin.
  • The Million Quasars Catalog (19 Sep 2022)
    The latest version (v7.6, 15 September 2022) of the Million Quasars (MILLIQUAS) Catalog (Eric Flesch 2009 - 2022) is now available in both Browse and Xamin. This version contains over a million (1,613,389 to be exact) objects which are either certainly quasars or very likely to be quasars.
  • NuSTAR Caldb Update (14 Sep 2022)
    The NuSTAR FPM caldb has been updated to version 20220912. This release includes a new clock correction file, v146. Please see the release notes for more details.
  • NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP) Now Accepting Applications (8 Sep 2022)
    The NHFP supports promising postdoctoral scientists performing independent research that contributes to NASA Astrophysics. The research may be theoretical, observational, and/or instrumental. The Announcement of Opportunity, which includes detailed program policies and application instructions, is available at the website. The application submission page will be open from September 6 until November 3, 2022.
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