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Contributions are welcome from the users, also without any need for registration, they are pre-approved, monitored and moderated by the ESO Archive Science Group (ASG).    

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Hunting Exoplanet: NGTS First data release

Archive Science Group 3 weeks ago • updated 3 weeks ago 1

We are delighted to announce that the first data release of The Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) is now available. 
It includes 24 separate fields that have been completed during the first year of observations (April 2016 to April 2017).
catalogue of the observed sources down to 16th magnitude is provided, together with the light curves obtained with aperture photometry in addition to the reduced, astrometrically calibrated, stacked dithered images.
The release documentation provides more information.


Pipeline-processed PIONIER data available

Archive Science Group 1 month ago • updated 1 month ago 1

The scientific data obtained with PIONIER over period P100 and P101 are now available as reduced data (squared visibility amplitudes and closure phases) via the ESO Science Archive Facility. Here you can find the publication announcement and in the release description  you can find more details about the data.


New version of the Archive Science Portal

Archive Science Group 4 months ago • updated 1 month ago 1

Dear users, 
we are happy to announce that a new version of the Archive Science Portal has been released and announced to the scientific community. 

In this post you will find the description of the new features and a list of improvements.

If you have questions or feedback for our developers, please do not hesitate to reply here or open a new topic!


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