What's New

  • MAXI news at RIKEN

  • 19 Dec 2022 : MAXI data version 2.7 is now available All MAXI data have been reprocessed and now online at DARTS and HEASARC . The reprocessing includes standardization of the FITS headers, changes in the content for some of the files and a consist handling of data gaps.
  • 13 Apr 2021 : MAXI 7 Year GSC Source Catalog online The MAXI GSC 7 Year High and Low Galactic Latitude Source Catalog (3MAXI) of 221 low galactic latitude X-ray sources and 686 high galactic latitude X-ray sources detected by the MAXI Gas Slit Camera (GSC) in its first 7 years of operations (combining t Hori et al. 2018, ApJS, 207, 36 and Kawamuro et al. 2018, ApJS, 238, 33) is now available.
  • 20 Aug 2020 : MAXI SSC All-Sky Images available The MAXI SSC All-Sky two year maps (17-Aug-2009–27-Aug-2011) are now available at the HEASARC. The README file contains details of the spectral range and other useful details about the maps.
  • 25 Sep 2019 : MAXI calibration update The MAXI CALDB has been updated for the GSC and SSC instruments.

  • 25 Oct 2018 : MAXI archive opens at the HEASARC The MAXI archive has been hosted at the DARTS/ISAS and a copy is now also available from the HEASARC. The two archives are syncronized weekly. The archive is populated with the outputs of the data processing that occurs in Japan. Together with the archive opening, the MAXI software package has been released with HEASoft 6.25 and the calibration data are now also available within CALDB

  • 23 Oct 2018 : First release of the MAXI software within HEAsoft
    The version 1 of the MAXI software has been released within HEAsoft. It includes tasks that operate with the event files present in the DARTS/JAXA and HEASARC archives.

  • 25 Sep 2018 : First MAXI CALDB installed at the HEASARC
    The 20180912 version of the MAXI CALDB is now installed and available at the HEASARC. This is the first official release of the MAXI Calibration Database. MAXI CALDB Users will need to update their $CALDBCONFIG to the latest version (caldb.config.20180925)