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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 v3.5.4 updates and bug fixes

SkyView has been updated to v3.5.4 today.¬† This version contains changes to exception handling when submitting a query, i.e. more detailed error messages when requests to remote servers fail and when the requested image size is too large. Sometimes a … 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 v3.5.1: CopyWCS and SIA fixes

We have just released SkyView v3.5.1 which has a couple of fixes that shouldn’t affect most people. A bug in the handling of the CopyWCS keyword has been fixed. CopyWCS is a keyword which allows a SkyView-in-a-Jar user to specify … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.5.0 released: Planck DR3 Data

We have just made SkyView v3.5.0 the default version for the system. In addition to the changes discussed in the prior post, we’ve updated the Planck surveys to use the latest DR3 release. This version also fixes a bug that … 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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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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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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