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SkyView release v3.1.12

We have released SkyView v3.1.12  with 2 enhancements!  This new version adds social network sharing options to the SkyView Image Gallery  and a helpful option to the Overlays section of the main SkyView Query form. Facebook and Twitter Share buttons are now displayed with … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Who’s the culprit?

This image below (from 2014-01-19) isn’t a mystery. We’re seeing a bright star through some secondary optical path. The star is out of focus — as secondary images normally are — and we see shadows from the optical and support … Continue reading

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Gallery changes

We’re changing the way the User Image Gallery is organized so that you can use it more effectively. Previously we’d set up the gallery so that the last 9 images were on the first page, the previous nine on the … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: The GEICO Gecko?

One recent gallery entry shows — to me at least — a remarkable resemblance to the GEICO gecko. or you can see it a lot bigger in its gallery entry. This is a DSS blue image, and we don’t see … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Klingon Forcefields?

  Since there are more than 100 surveys in SkyView, it shouldn’t be surprising that we are not experts in the characteristics of each one. A blog reader noted that there is a very unusual feature in the WISE data … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Don’t look too close.

We recently had a query about features in the image . You can see it in the Gallery. There images seems to have a very sharp but colorful transition between the bottom left and top right, but there are also … Continue reading

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SkyView Image Gallery – over 10,000 images

Did you know that the image displayed on the SkyView home page is a random image selected from the SkyView Image Gallery which features images created by SkyView users? If you click on the image you can see the specifics … Continue reading

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Continuing SkyView Disk Repair

The final disk that appears to need repair is being worked on today. We have had to relocate the cache directories so queries that require access to remote systems (ie., FIRST, SDSS, Galex, 2MASS) will be slower as we re-transfer … Continue reading

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SkyView hardware woes

One of the constituent disks on a SkyView RAID system failed Monday evening. The disks are supposed to recover automatically from such a failure, but manifestly they did not and our operations personnel had to initiate recovery manually. Recovery activities … Continue reading

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Features in the Gallery: Image boundaries

One of the images that had gotten temporarily concealed in our Gallery was DSS2 Red: 2nd Digitized Sky Survey (Red) Center: 12 53 36, -60 20 00 Created: 2009-10-20 02:48:39 There are a couple of weird things going on here. … Continue reading

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