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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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Problems with UKIDSS and SDSS remote surveys

Over the past couple of days we have discovered problems in accessing two of our remote survey data sets. The UKIDSS simple image access service has been non-responsive. We’re hoping it comes up again soon. You can see the red … Continue reading

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SkyView, Bzip2 and the SDSS

A couple of years ago the Sloan Digital Sky Survey underwent a major reorganization and completely revamped its data. One of the changes that was made in the transition from SDSS DR7 to SDSS DR8 was that new releases were … Continue reading

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SDSS DR9 release

It appears that the SDSS servers have begun serving SDSS DR9 data. SkyView accesses the SDSS through the Virtual Observatory Simple Image Access protocol (SIAP). In this protocol a user first requests a list of the images available in a … Continue reading

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WISE and SDSS problems

Recently we’ve had some problems with access to the WISE and SDSS surveys (but not the SDSS DR7). We access these remotely using a standard protocol where we first find a list of the images in the region of interest … Continue reading

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SkyView Support for SDSS DR8

We have updated SkyView to use the DR8 release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). The DR8 includes substantially greater sky coverage and is a major reprocessing of all data in the SDSS. There are a fair number of … Continue reading

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SDSS DR7 now available

SkyView is now using the DR7 release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) surveys. It doesn’t appear that there is a big difference for SkyView between the DR6 and DR7 releases but there is a bit more coverage in … Continue reading

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SkyView SDSS and 2MASS data availability

The SDSS server connection problems that were reported earlier this week have been resolved. However again due to connection problems with the remote system that provides the data, 2MASS survey data are unavailable via SkyView. We have been in touch … Continue reading

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SkyView SDSS data are unavailable

Sloan Digitized Sky Survey images are not available at this time due to problems connecting to the remote server that hosts the SDSS data. We are investigating the problem and apologize for any inconvenience.

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