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 Services
Detailed documentation for each data service
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Query Service liz.mannering Feb. 1, 2018 Feb. 5, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Cutout Service liz.mannering Feb. 1, 2018 Feb. 9, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Cone Search Service liz.mannering Feb. 1, 2018 May 20, 2020, 12:43 p.m.
TAP Service simon.otoole Feb. 21, 2018 April 2, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
Spectral Service liz.mannering Feb. 1, 2018 Feb. 1, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
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 Schema
How to navigate the structure of Data Central's database system.
Articles
Schema Browser liz.mannering Feb. 6, 2018 Feb. 7, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
 Acknowledgements
Any work published using data from AAO Data Central should review this section and include the appropriate acknowledgements.
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Acknowledging Data Central liz.mannering July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Acknowledging GAMA liz.mannering July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Acknowledging SAMI liz.mannering July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Acknowledging GALAH liz.mannering July 10, 2018 July 10, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
Acknowledging AAT observations liz.mannering July 10, 2018 July 20, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
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 Search
Articles describing how to search and package data products for download
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Cone Search liz.mannering July 13, 2018 July 13, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
AstroObject Search liz.mannering July 26, 2018 Oct. 8, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
 Data Transfers
Articles describing the transfer of data to Data Central via the Cloud service
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Uploading and accessing data on Data Central Cloud jtocknell April 3, 2020 April 20, 2020, 4:18 p.m.
 Use Cases
Example use cases for Data Central
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Finding Potential Binary Systems Liam_OShea May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020, 3:30 p.m.
Download GAMA spectra for specific ranges of luminosity and colour Liam_OShea May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020, 3:37 p.m.
Focusing on one galaxy in a pair Jocelyn_Ware May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020, 3:37 p.m.
Retrieve SAMI H-alpha maps for a sample of GAMA galaxies Liam_OShea May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020, 3:37 p.m.
Download all data from a desired source Liam_OShea May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020, 3:37 p.m.
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 Team Management
How to manage your team within Data Central
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What do the different groups do? jtocknell March 30, 2020 April 20, 2020, 11:19 a.m.
Teams inside Data Central jtocknell March 30, 2020 April 20, 2020, 12:48 p.m.
Adding users and groups to teams jtocknell April 20, 2020 April 20, 2020, 12:47 p.m.
 Team Wikis
Some basics to get you started using Data Central Wikis
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Getting Started simon.otoole April 22, 2020 April 22, 2020, 11:48 a.m.
 Editing content with Document Central
How to add, update and manage articles on Data Central's Documentation system.
 Policies
Our policies around survey team support, maintenance and services.
 Ingestion Requirements
Understand the formats and meta-data requirements to ingest data into the Data Central system.