Monthly Archives: October 2018

Amazon AWS access to SkyView blocked.

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WISE and 2MASS move to HTTPS

Access to data at IRSA recently has moved to requiring HTTPS URLs. This has broken SkyView’s access to the WISE and 2MASS surveys. We have just updated the URLs in the current version of SkyView to re-enable access to these … Continue reading

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Recent Heavy SkyView Usage

For the past several weeks there has been very intense usage of SkyView by a small number of users which has degraded responsiveness for other users. Most of the requests seem to be coming from virtual machines using Amazon Web … Continue reading

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v3.4.2: SIA bug accessing Swift fixed

There had been a problem accessing Swift UVOT and XRT data through the Simple Image Access (SIA) service. ┬áThese data are stored in HIPS format, and this bug affected only those. It should now be fixed. Note that this did … Continue reading

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