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SkyView Fermi LAT Surveys

We have just released two gamma-ray all-sky surveys based upon the Fermi LAT weekly data. Fermi images go much deeper and have somewhat higher resolution than the old EGRET surveys. Fermi is also sensitive to gamma-rays at significantly higher energies, … Continue reading

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SkyView updates GALEX survey

Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) surveys have been updated to use the GALEX GR6 release. As mentioned in a previous post GR6 improvements include more sky coverage and a bit better calibration. Image generation for GALEX may be slow for a … Continue reading

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WMAP 7 Year Data Available in SkyView

The WMAP survey has been updated to use the 7 year integrated datasets from the HEASARC/Lambda archive. Previously we had been using the 5 year data. While there are small changes in the pixel values the underlying organization of the … Continue reading

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SkyView Service Interruption

SkyView will be unavailable for a limited time Tuesday (August 3, 2010) morning as we perform a hardware upgrade. We hope that the downtime will be short but it is possible that some remote survey data and SkyView services may … Continue reading

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Mellinger Optical Survey in SkyView

We are pleased to be able to announce the availability of a new medium resolution optical survey created by Axel Mellinger. This three color all-sky survey provides beautiful large-scale true-color images of the sky. For regions less than 30 degrees, … Continue reading

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SkyView Version 2.6

Version 2.6 of SkyView has been released. The major change is largely invisible to the users. When using the Clip sampler on large images we sometimes run into a problem where the corners of a user pixel when transformed into … Continue reading

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SDSS DR7 now available

SkyView is now using the DR7 release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) surveys. It doesn’t appear that there is a big difference for SkyView between the DR6 and DR7 releases but there is a bit more coverage in … Continue reading

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New SkyView Survey: WMAP

Microwave data from the WMAP (Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe) mission are now available in SkyView. WMAP is the first fine-resolution (0.2 degree) all-sky map of Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation. For more information see our Survey Information page and the … Continue reading

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