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SkyView 3.1.5: Update to ImageJ library

SkyView uses the ImageJ software library to generate all of the quicklook (JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, …) images it uses. ImageJ is a very powerful public domain package for analyzing and manipulating images. A full implementation of ImageJ is included … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.1.4: GALEX update, Memory fix

A user (thanks Steve U!) brought to our attention a problem with the GALEX survey in SkyView. SkyView uses the GALEX archive at MAST and only retrieves files when a user first requests data in a region. We keep files … Continue reading

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Release 3.1.3: SkyView, DS9, Aladin and SAMP

For some while we’ve supported the Virtual Observatory Simple Application Messaging Protocol (SAMP) for SkyView when you are using the jar file. The idea is that you can run a command like: java -jar skyview.jar position=3c273 survey=dss samp=true and any … Continue reading

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V3.1.2 released. Fixes to Mellinger survey

Version 3.1.2 of SkyView has been released. Three bugs all related to the Mellinger optical surveys have been fixed in this latest release. All relate to use of the the Mellinger data. The errors were present only in images of … Continue reading

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SkyView Version 3.1.1: New GOODS Surveys

We have just released SkyView Version 3.1.1 which has a number of new surveys in the north and south GOODS regions. With this release SkyView includes GOODS data from the following Space Observatories: Chandra ACIS Hubble ACS Hubble NICMOS Spitzer … Continue reading

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More GOODS

We’ve just put out the preliminary version of SkyView V3.1.1 which has several more GOODS survey datasets: 8 new images of the north mostly from Gemini, three of south from the VLT ISAAC instrument, and five bands of Herschel data … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.1.0 released

We’ve just released version 3.1.0 as the default version for SkyView. This includes 5 new GOODS surveys — a total of 13 new bands — and a little new infrastructure to support them as discussed in our previous articles. The … Continue reading

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SkyView GOODS preview

We are currently in the process of rolling out 5 new surveys including 13 separate bands to enable SkyView users to take advantage of some of the deepest surveys that have been made of the sky. This is the biggest … Continue reading

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SkyView V3.0.2 released

This release fixes a configuration error which made the VLSSr data unavailable.

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SkyView version 3.0.1 released.

This is a minor release mostly to fix the small glitches and omissions we found in our first operational use of our new release process. The one substantive change allows DSSx requests to continue when a corrupt tile is found … Continue reading

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