Category Archives: Notices

SkyView Blog Comments Policy

We welcome comments on any SkyView blog entry. Comments are moderated. Comments whose primary purpose seems to be to link to some other site and are not responsive to the article will be rejected. Please contact us at the regular … Continue reading

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SkyView Gallery Update

To make the SkyView Image Gallery easier to navigate (and faster to load) we have split it up into pages with 18 images per page. Navigation links are at the bottom. Thanks to all of our SkyView users who have … Continue reading

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Full GALEX GR4 Available in SkyView

The operational version of SkyView now supports the full GALEX GR4 release. This includes a total of about 170,000 UV images of the sky. Total coverage is about 25,000 square degrees or well over half the sky. As discussed in … Continue reading

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New SkyView Image Gallery

We have added an Image Gallery to the site and we welcome your SkyView images. Just click the Add to Gallery button below your generated images and they will be added to the gallery and included in the pool of … Continue reading

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GALEX GR4 data temporarily unavailable

GALEX UV survey GR4 images may not be available at this time due to hardware failure at the remote MAST site.  The most recent notice on the MAST website indicates data will not be available until the week of 8/25/08 … Continue reading

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SkyView Temporarily Unavailable August 18, 2008

SkyView operations were interrupted Monday afternoon August 18, 2008 due to a local network problem. The website was unavailable from approximately 4:00-8:00pm EST. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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FIRST update

We have completed changes to SkyView to accommodate FIRST data changes at the MAST archive. FIRST data file names have changed and files for additional coverage have been added. Both the SkyView web site and SkyView-in-a-Jar file have been updated.

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New plot overlay capability

The latest version of SkyView has a new capability for drawing overlays on SkyView images. One major use of this will be to allow us to provide templates of the fields of view of various telescopes. E.g., in the image … Continue reading

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FIRST reorganization

SkyView gets the underlying data for the FIRST data from the MAST archive. They have recently changed how they provide the data a little. The data used to be gzip-compressed but is now uncompressed. There’s a little bit of extra … Continue reading

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CRVAL value in FITS file fixed

The bug that caused the incorrect values of FITS CRVAL keywords for fixed projections (described in the previous post) has been fixed.

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