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SkyView v3.5.5 release with TESS data

We have just released the latest update to SkyView that now includes an additional optical dataset from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). This survey has covered roughly 90% of the sky in its first two years, aiming for 50 … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.5.2: Updates and Bug Fixes

SkyView version 3.5.2 is now available for testing. There are two changes to surveys and one to the underlying code. The data for the GLEAM surveys has been updated with substantial improvements in coverage. The problem with the SDSS surveys … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.4.5: New Surveys and Projection

We’re announcing a test release of SkyView V3.4.5. The new version includes the DRAO 22 MHz survey of most of the sky. This is now the lowest energy survey in SkyView. See Rogers et al, 1999 for details. In addition … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.4.0: Handling Binary VOTables in SIAP data

Access to the TGSS ADR1 survey has taken a bit of a hit in the past couple of weeks. The TGSS data is served remotely by SkyView: we provide a resampling proxy to the underlying archive. As discussed in our … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.3.4: GLEAM Survey and new features

SkyView V3.3.4 has just been released. The new version includes a set of maps from the GaLactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA Survey (GLEAM). The GLEAM survey was taken at the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) and covers most of the sky … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.3.2: Links to Mosaicking Inputs

Version 3.3.2 of SkyView has been released with two significant changes: updated memory limits, and links to data inputs. The parameters used to set the heap size limits for SkyView web requests have been updated so that users will generally … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.3.1: Swift UVOT, UltraVista and CFHT HiPS data

We are about to release SkyView version 3.3.1.  This new version includes extended support for HiPS data and has many new surveys.  The primary new datasets are counts, intensity and exposure maps for the Swift UVOT instrument in seven filters.  … Continue reading

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SkyView v3.3.0: Swift XRT surveys

Versions 3.3.0 of SkyView was released today.  This includes an all-sky mosaic of the Swift XRT observations.  Over 129,000 XRT observations were combined to give coverage of just under 6% of the sky.  A set of three surveys were produced: … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.2.3 Beware the Ides of March!

Over the next few days (as early as noon 3/15) the SkyView servers will be transitioning to requiring secure HTTP, i.e., HTTPS, URLs to access SkyView services.  This is part of a mandated transition of all NASA (and indeed all … Continue reading

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SkyView update: v3.2.2 including HI4PI data

On Tuesday Dec. 13, 2016, we updated SkyView to v3.2.2 in order to include the new HI4PI radio survey. This dataset is the atomic neutral hydrogen (HI) column density map derived from HI4PI (|Vlsr| < 600 km/s). It includes the … Continue reading

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