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The ESO Archive Community Forum is a platform for sharing ideas and methods, asking questions and sending feedback and suggestions on how to improve and use the new ESO Archive Science Portal and on how to  gain Programmatic and tool access to the archive science portal. 


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).    


If you wish to contribute to the knowledge exchange, please choose a Forum from the right panel or from the drop-down menu on the top of this page and write a message. An agent will receive it and make it public as soon as possible. 

Please be aware that the official help concerning data access, data reduction and pipelines is provided by the ESO User Support Department. 



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Hunting Exoplanet: NGTS First data release

Archive Science Group yesterday at 9:12 a.m. • updated yesterday at 1:12 p.m. 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.

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Since Verification Data

Anonymous 5 days ago • updated by Archive Science Group 5 days ago 1

Hi ASG, 
where can I find Science Verification data for a given ESO instrument (e.g. MUSE)? 

Thanks for the feedback

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Hello,

you can find the data here, under "Public ESO VLT/VLTI Datasets" 

Cheers,

the Archive Science Group

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Pipeline-processed PIONIER data available

Archive Science Group 2 weeks ago • updated 2 weeks 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.

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New version of the Archive Science Portal

Archive Science Group 3 months ago • updated 2 weeks 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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API access to the Archive

Anonymous 7 months ago • updated by Archive Science Group 3 months ago 2

It would be very useful to allow access to the archive in a way by providing search criteria in the URL, similarly as in MAST, e.g. https://mast.stsci.edu/portal/Mashup/Clients/Mast/Portal.html?searchQuery=17:58:13.64%20-31:38:32.5

Maybe it is already possible? 

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Archive Science Group 3 months ago

Dear Anomymous,

with the recent upgrade of the Archive Science Portal, it is now possible to perform a search directly providing search criteria in the URL.  For instance:

http://archive.eso.org/scienceportal/home?pos=11.89,-25.29&r=0.2

Cheers,
Chiara (ASG)