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Telescope Archives

Documentation around raw observations from the AAT, UKSchmidt and Huntsman telescopes
Aug. 31, 2018 by L. Mannering
Aug. 31, 2018, 1:29 p.m. L. Mannering

Querying the AAT Archive

Search the AAT Archive for observations by RA+Dec, instrument, feed, observer or between two dates back to early operations in 1997.

The AAT Archive service provides a convenient access portal to the AAT Archive database, back to early operations in 1997. Search by sky position (use the name resolver to the right of the main form to look up your favourite source's RA & Dec), instrument+feed+topend combination, observer or date.

Remember: an 18 month proprietary period is in force. Data less than 18 months old can only be distributed to a member of the observing team. Contact us if you are a member of the observing team and would like to retrieve proprietary data.


If you have submitted a query with very unrestrictive filters (e.g., a > 1year date range for 2dF + AAOmega observations), your query may take up to 3 minutes as Data Central cross-references the fibre log table. Please do not leave the page during that time.

How do I query an instrument/feed/topend combination that isn't listed?

Currently there are 11 combinations to choose from. If you would like to see a particular combination added, Contact us.

Aug. 31, 2018 by L. Mannering
Aug. 31, 2018, 1:29 p.m. L. Mannering