SkyView includes WMAP Nine Year Data

We have updated SkyView to use the new nine year maps for WMAP. These represent the full mission dataset for the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe. The structure is unchanged from the earlier 7 year data. We provide a total of six surveys. These include five frequency bands and the WMAPILC survey which uses multiwavelength data to remove any contribution from the Galaxy.

WMAP data internally uses HEALPix data formats and so currently WMAP may only be accessed through our web interface. However a remote user can download the raw data from the LAMBDA where users can download both the frequency maps and the ILC image and can then use those images as user-defined surveys with the SkyView jar.

This is expected to be the last major change to the WMAP mission data.

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