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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

  • HEAD Spring 2018 newsletter released (19 Jun 2018)
    Check out the latest HEAD newsletter, including status updates and interesting results.
  • NGC 4382 Chandra LXMB Catalog (18 Jun 2018)
    This catalog listing the properties of 58 low-mass X-ray binaries that were detected in a Chandra ACIS-S3 observation of the X-ray-faint lenticular galaxy NGC 4382 (from Sivakoff et al. 2003, ApJ, 599, 218S) is now available in Browse and Xamin.
  • NGC 4365 Chandra LXMB Catalog (18 Jun 2018)
    This catalog listing the properties of 99 low-mass X-ray binaries that were detected in a Chandra ACIS-S3 observation of the X-ray-faint elliptical galaxy NGC 4365 (from Sivakoff et al. 2003, ApJ, 599, 218S) is now available in Browse and Xamin.
  • xTime tool updated (14 Jun 2018)
    Added support for MAXI and Hitomi and restored support for Suzaku.
  • XSPEC 12.10.0d Patch Released (14 Jun 2018)
    Fixes an issue with the zxipcf multiplicative model.
  • Ginga ASM Source Lightcurves (12 Jun 2018)
    This catalog, which lists the sources observed by the Ginga All-Sky Monitor from 1987 to 1991 and provides access to FITS lightcurves generated by ISAS/JAXA and quicklook GIF plots generated by the HEASARC, is now available in Browse and Xamin.
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