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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
    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

  • TESS Cycle 1 Phase 1 Proposal Deadline Has Been Extended to October 6, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT (19 Sep 2017)
    To give more time to proposers who are without power because of Hurricane Irma, ROSES-17 Amendment 31 delays the Phase-1 proposal due date for this program element to October 6, 2017. Phase-1 proposals are due by 4:30 PM EDT on that day via the ARK/RPS web page. For full details on the TESS Cycle 1 program elements and how to submit proposals, please see the TESS proposers' information page.
  • Swift Cycle 14 Deadline Has Been Extended to September 28, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT (18 Sep 2017)
    To give more time to proposers who are without power because of Hurricane Irma, ROSES-17 Amendment 30 delays the Phase-1 proposal due date for this program element to September 28, 2017. Phase-1 proposals are due by 4:30 PM EDT on that day via the ARK/RPS web page. For full details on the Swift Cycle 14 program elements and how to submit proposals, please see the Swift Cycle 14 information page at the top link and the Cycle 14 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  • Star Formation in Nearby Clouds (SFiNCs) X-Ray Source Catalog (15 Sep 2017)
    This catalog of 15,364 X-ray sources detected in Chandra ACIS obsrervations of 22 nearby star-forming regions (SFRs), from Getman et al. 2017, ApJS, 229, 28, is now available in Browse and Xamin, as is the catalog of nearly 8500 probable cluster members of these SFRs (a 40% increase over the previous census) that was presented in the same paper.
  • Reed Catalog of Galactic OB Stars (13 Sep 2017)
    This catalog of the photometric and spectroscopic properties of over 18,000 known or reasonably suspected OB stars in the Milky Way Galaxy, from Reed et al. 2005, AJ, 130, 1652 and Reed 2003, AJ, 125, 2531, is now available in Browse and Xamin.
  • Viewing tool updated (12 Sep 2017)
    Support for XMM-Newton has been updated to work with the latest version of the ESA XMM-Newton Target Visibility Checker.
  • NICER Featured on "Science in Seconds" (08 Sep 2017)
    NICER was featured on "Science in Seconds" a short introduction to NICER, with NASA Associate Administrator Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen and Dr. Rita Sambruna, NICER program scientist.
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