New RASS Diffuse Emission maps

A new survey including seven bands of data from the ROSAT All Sky Survey data has been added to SkyView. The RASS Background 1-7 data show the entire sky in diffuse X-ray emission. Point sources have been subtracted out. This new survey replaces the RASS 1/4, RASS 3/4 and RASS 1.5 KeV maps. Those data are still available but we no longer display the survey names on the Web page. You can still access them through the batch interfaces or using the Jar file. The new data sets have better spatial and energy resolution and were built by the Steve Snowden who also created the earlier maps.

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