Astronomical Data Center


science dataSome of the ways to find and get computer-ready astronomical catalogs and journal data tables available from the ADC include:

   Data Search · Data Set Lists · Author Index · Quick Reference Pages · Scientific User's Guide · CD-ROM  
 (See "How to Find ADC Data".)

Data Search: (See "Suggestions for Searching".)  

Fill in Any or All Search Fields Below
Words in Catalog Descriptions:
Lead Author's Last Name:
Year Published (e.g., 1993):
Find Items with: All Search Words (Any Order) At Least One Search Word
 (Hint: To find cases of related words with different endings, like "galaxy" or"galaxies",
  enter the stem of the word followed by an asterisk (*). For example: "galax*" )

Lists of Available Data Sets:
Astronomical Catalogs (by category) Journal Tables (by journal title)
1. Astrometric & Positional Data   
2. Photometric Data         
3. Spectroscopic Data        
4. Cross Identifications     
5. Combined & Derived Data 
6. Miscellaneous
7. Nonstellar & Extended Objects
8. Radio Sources
9. High-Energy Data 
External Data Set Links

Holdings containing Software Tools
 A&A   ·Astronomy and Astrophysics 
 A&AS  ·Astronomy and Astrophysics
        Supplement Series 
 AJ    ·Astronomical Journal
 ApJ   ·Astrophysical Journal
 ApJS  ·Astrophysical Journal 
        Supplement Series
 MNRAS ·Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
 PASP  ·Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
 Other ·All other Journal Publications

ADC Author Index:
  Click on the first letter of the Author's last name -
  | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Quick Reference Pages - suggested data sources by topic

Scientific User's Guide - address specific scientific requirements or search for specific types of data

Data on CD-ROMs - data sets available on the "Selected Astronomical Catalogs" discs

Authors: James Gass & Gail Schneider
NASA Official: Dr. James L. Green
Revised: September 30, 2002