Category Archives: Notices

Updated survey documentation for SkyView v3.4.3

We have updated the survey documentation page. It had gotten out of date and was missing some survey information. The Contents listing the available surveys by wavelength regime had been incomplete but is now generated automatically from all of the … Continue reading

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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.  These 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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TGSS issue

A couple of users noticed that requests for data from the TGSS ADR1 survey were not working. We’ve tracked this down to a change in the URLs used at the archive in the Netherlands used to store the TGSS data. … 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 downtime October 4, 2016

SkyView was down from about 9:00am to 2:30pm today due to a problem encountered while updating the SkyView servers.  SkyView operations should now be back to normal. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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SkyView V3.2.1: SDSS and AKARI fixes

On Wednesday we released SkyView version 3.2.1 to fix the SDSS survey. It includes a new capability where when we are using an SIA service we can apply a regular expression transformation to the URLs being returned. We use this … Continue reading

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Continued SDSS issues

While remote access to the UKIDSS server was restored shortly after our last message we are continuing to have problems with the SDSS. In addition to the problems with the metadata found in the SDSS SIA service, there has been … Continue reading

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