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In-house reprocessed VIMOS images

Archive Science Group yesterday at 12:06 p.m. 0

We are happy to announce that all VIMOS imaging science observations from 2003 until the end of VIMOS operations in March 2018 have now been processed by ESO and are added to the previous VIMOS imaging data release. 

The science products are published via the ESO Science Portal and they can also be downloaded via programmatic access.

More details about data processing, the content of the source lists, data quality, astrometric and photometric calibrations are available in the associated Phase 3 data release description.


The Galaxy Clusters At Vircam (GCAV) ESO VISTA Public Survey Data Release 1

Archive Science Group 2 weeks ago 0

Dear ESO users, 

we are happy to announce that the first data release of the Galaxy Clusters At Vircam (GCAV) Survey is now public. 
GCAV DR1 contains tile images and related source lists from data on 9 clusters of galaxies, collected over the period from October 2016 to the end of September 2017.
Data files and sky coverage can be discovered via the Science Portal here.
More information can be found in the accompanying release documentation.


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Hunting Exoplanet: NGTS First data release

Archive Science Group 2 months ago • updated 2 months 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 2 months ago • updated 2 months 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 5 months ago • updated 2 months 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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