[ASA] New Data Central Release next week

Simon O'Toole simon.otoole at mq.edu.au
Fri Sep 6 14:20:40 AEST 2019

We are pleased to announce a new release of the Data Central system (https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/9bbQCyoNVrc1nqwxUZ3CaV?domain=datacentral.org.au), which will go into production next week. Data Central is part of the AAL-funded Optical Data Centre. This release includes a set of new features, which are outlined below.

If you would like to include your data set in Data Central, please contact us. We offer a range of tools to curate and manage data both during and after your observations.


New Features

  *   Interoperable Cone Search – search the tables hosted at Data Central, as well as other ASVO nodes for sources around a set of coordinates.
  *   Updated Image Cutout service – overplot remote source locations on images hosted at Data Central.
  *   Single Object Viewer upgrade:
     *   On the fly on-sky crossmatching enables users to see nearby objects of interest;
     *   IFS 2D Map visualiser;
     *   Spectra available for download; and
     *   Relevant catalogue data displayed.
  *   Updated landing page – with live statistics (total count AstroObjects, Surveys, Data Releases, AAT observations etc)

New Data

  *   Catalogues
     *   ATLAS
     *   2MASS
     *   RAVE
     *   2dFGRS
  *   Spectra
     *   GAMA DR2
     *   Coming soon: 2dFGRS, GAMA DR3, S7

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Simon O'Toole<mailto:simon.otoole at mq.edu.au> • Senior Research Systems Engineer • Data Central Project Scientist<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/9bbQCyoNVrc1nqwxUZ3CaV?domain=datacentral.org.au>

datacentral.org.au<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/9bbQCyoNVrc1nqwxUZ3CaV?domain=datacentral.org.au> • Australian Astronomical Optics, Macquarie University<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/uKkJCzvOWKi1LQZ5UXj8U-?domain=mq.edu.au>


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