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Access to the catalogs and astronomical archives of the HEASARC

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HEASARC Data Access

  • Xamin Interfaces
  • Xamin Web InterfaceIntro   
    Our faster and more powerful access to HEASARC data

    Xamin API interface
    Access the database with the standard application programming interfaces (APIs), including the flexibility of SQL queries to bring complicated query logic directly to the database. See also tutorials for how to access these APIs in Python.
    Xamin Batch InterfaceDownload   
    Use Xamin from the command line on your machine
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  • 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 Mar 2024)
    The NuSTAR FPM caldb was updated to version 20240325. This release includes a new clock correction file, v179. Please see the release notes for more details.
  • HEASoft 6.33.1 released (21 Mar 2024)
    HEASoft 6.33.1 has been released. HEASoft 6.33.1 contains updates required for building the source code on Macs using the Apple XCode Command Line Tools (CLT) version 15.3. Please see the 6.33.1 release notes for details.
  • XSPEC 12.14.0c Patch Released (21 Mar 2024)
    12.14.0c addresses a seg fault when using the plot polangle command.
  • Important NuSTAR Caldb Update (21 Mar 2024)
    The NuSTAR FPM caldb was updated to version 20240311a. This release corrects 13 invalid files which existed in the NuSTAR FPM caldb from Feb. 29, 2024 to Mar. 20, 2024. Please see the release notes for details.
  • Swift SC and BAT CALDB updated (12 Mar 2024)
    The Swift SC caldb has been updated to version 20240308, and the Swift BAT caldb has been updated to version 20230607 ...
  • IXPE Quick Start Guide Updated (12 Mar 2024)
    The IXPE Quick Start guide has been updated to include the use of the ixpecalcarf tool to generate observation specific response files.
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