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SkyView Surveys Summary

With the inclusion of multiple GOODS surveys we thought it might be useful to take a look at the overall properties of SkyView surveys. So here’s a summary of what we have in a few graphs. With the addition of … Continue reading

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SkyView Version 3.1.1: New GOODS Surveys

We have just released SkyView Version 3.1.1 which has a number of new surveys in the north and south GOODS regions. With this release SkyView includes GOODS data from the following Space Observatories: Chandra ACIS Hubble ACS Hubble NICMOS Spitzer … Continue reading

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More GOODS

We’ve just put out the preliminary version of SkyView V3.1.1 which has several more GOODS survey datasets: 8 new images of the north mostly from Gemini, three of south from the VLT ISAAC instrument, and five bands of Herschel data … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.1.0 released

We’ve just released version 3.1.0 as the default version for SkyView. This includes 5 new GOODS surveys — a total of 13 new bands — and a little new infrastructure to support them as discussed in our previous articles. The … Continue reading

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SkyView GOODS preview

We are currently in the process of rolling out 5 new surveys including 13 separate bands to enable SkyView users to take advantage of some of the deepest surveys that have been made of the sky. This is the biggest … Continue reading

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SkyView gets the GOODS

Next week we hope to begin releasing a whole new set of surveys in SkyView. These surveys are from the GOODS regions — the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey. Two regions of the sky (northern and southern hemispheres), relatively devoid … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Who’s the culprit?

This image below (from 2014-01-19) isn’t a mystery. We’re seeing a bright star through some secondary optical path. The star is out of focus — as secondary images normally are — and we see shadows from the optical and support … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.0.2 released

This release fixes a configuration error which made the VLSSr data unavailable.

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SkyView version 3.0.1 released.

This is a minor release mostly to fix the small glitches and omissions we found in our first operational use of our new release process. The one substantive change allows DSSx requests to continue when a corrupt tile is found … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.0.0 released

During the past 24 hours we have released our new SkyView organization discussed in our prior article. All of the old URLs for queries should continue to work though most are now redirected. We did run into a couple of … Continue reading

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