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HEASARC Data Access

  • New Xamin Interfaces
  • Xamin Web InterfaceIntro   
    Our new faster and more powerful access to HEASARC data
    Xamin Batch InterfaceDownload   
    Use Xamin from the command line on your machine
  • Traditional Browse Interfaces   Tips Archive
  • Browse Mission Interface  
    Our traditional full-featured interface
    Browse Keyword Search
    Search-Engine-like query using keywords
    Browse Table Index
    List of all tables in the HEASARC database: if we don't have the one you want, ask us to add it
    Browse Correlation
    Cross-correlation of full tables
    Browse Notification Service
    Get notified when new data is available in the archive
    Browse Batch InterfaceDownload  
    Perl scripts (by default these now query Xamin database)

  • CMB Data
  • CMB Missions and Projects
    Data from space-bourne and suborbital CMB experiments in LAMBDA
  • Specialized forms
  • Chandra FOV Search
    (Currently unavailable due to updates)
    Search for targets within the active fields of view
    Argus Observation Monitor
    Search Browse proposal information for observation details and status
    Swift Data Query
    Search bursts and observations of the Swift mission

  • Direct Access to HEASARC archive directories
  • HTTP or FTP

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    Other Resources

    • SkyView - An easy-to-use tool that returns digital images of the sky in any waveband from radio through to gamma rays
    • VAO DataScope - Query catalogs and services from the HEASARC and from around the world using a single form
    • Literature - Links to literature search engines and online versions of refereed journals and science magazines

    Archive Information

    Latest News

  • Chandra CALDB 4.8.2 installed at the HEASARC (14 Dec 2018)
    The Chandra CalDB 4.8.2 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.8.2 was released by the CXC on December 13, 2018...
  • NuSTAR Guest Observer (GO) Cycle 5 (13 Dec 2018)
    The due date for NuSTAR Cycle 5 proposal submission is Jan 25, 2019. Proposals should be submitted via the HEASARC's ARK Remote Proposal System (RPS). New in Cycle 5 are the opportunity to propose for large programs and and the opportunity for joint observations with NICER. For more information about this cycle, please visit the NuSTAR Proposal page.
  • XMM-Newton Optical Monitor (OM) Serendipitous UV Survey Source Catalog, v4.1 (11 Dec 2018)
    The updated version 4.1 of the XMM OM-SUSS Catalog listing the optical and UV properties of 8,176,156 source detections made by the XMM-Newton OM (v1.0 is described in Page et al. 2012, MNRAS, 426, 903) is now available in Browse and Xamin, as is the associated list of 9,749 XMM-Newton observations from 2000 to July 2017 in which these sources were found.
  • XRSIG Decadal White Paper Repository (4 Dec 2018)
    The X-ray Science Interest Group and the PCOS office created web links off the XRSIG page to act as a centralized data base for all X-ray astronomy-related white papers. Anyone writing an XRSIG-related white paper is invited to submit the title of their white paper, the co-authors, the email address of the point of contact, and an optional abstract or outline through the web interface.
  • HEAD Fall 2018 newsletter released (4 Dec 2018)
    This issue is full of information on your favorite HEA missions, news from the executive, information on upcoming meetings, and lots of other items of interest. Available now at your electronic HEAD newsstand !
  • XMM-Newton AO-18 Results Released (28 Nov 2018)
    The list of XMM-Newton observing proposals accepted by the AO-18 Observing Time Allocation Committee is now available.
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