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MegaPrime is the wide-field optical imaging facility at CFHT (Canada-France-Hawaii telescope) atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. At the heart of MegaPrime is the wide-field imager, MegaCam, consisting of 36 2048 x 4612 pixel CCDs (a total of 340 megapixels), covering a full 1 degree x 1 degree field-of-view with a resolution of 0.187 arcsecond per pixel to properly sample the 0.7 arcsecond median seeing offered by the CFHT at Mauna Kea.
Einstein cross around a massive super-compact galaxy in the KiDS survey: a VST follow-up
The Altas3D Survey is a proposed project to observe a complete sample of all early-type galaxies within the local (40Mpc) volume, using the SAURON integral-field spectrograph on the William Herschel Telescope.
The initial aim of ATLAS is to survey 4500 deg2 of the Southern Sky at high galactic latitudes to comparable depths to the SDSS in the North. The VST ATLAS will be the first step towards a panoramic digital survey of the Southern Sky in the optical bands.
WFCAM is a near-IR wide field camera for the UKIRT telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii that has been designed specifically to carry out large-scale survey observations such as the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS).
Project for the public data from the 0.4m Gratama telescope at the Blaauw Observatory atop the Bernoulliborg in Groningen, The Netherlands, run by the Kapteyn Institute.
All public data for PDS
Data for the VISTA Kilo-degree Infrared Galaxy survey.
All public data for MDM8K
MICADO will be a near-infrared wide-field camera at the European Extremely Large Telescope.
The Spitzer Adaptation of the Red-sequence Cluster Survey is a z'-passband imaging survey of the SWIRE Legacy Survey Fields. Observations of the six fields have been made at all seven Spitzer (3.6, 4.5, 5.8, 8.0, 24, 70, 160 micron) passbands. SpARCS consists of deep (z'= 24 AB) observations made from both hemispheres using MegaCam at CFHT (Northern Fields) and MOSAICII at CTIO (Southern Fields). The cluster detection (z'-imaging) phase is now complete and has yielded hundreds of z > 1 cluster candidates detected based upon z'-[3.6] color. With a total effective area of 41.9 square degrees, SpARCS is currently the largest completed z > 1 cluster survey. This project is for the processing of new (DECAM) and legacy SpARCS data.
Testing the photometric redshift and shear measurements of the Kilo Degree Survey
INT data for Virtual Observations lecture series
OMA (ontological machine for Astro-Wise) is a prototype of the system for incorporation of external data sources in Astro-Wise. It will be used to test scientific use cases for OMA as well.
MYDB for AWDEMO
This project contains all public data from the MONICA CCD camera on the 0.8m telescope at Wendelstein Observatory, operated by the Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics of the University of Munich.
The Large Binocular Camera (blue arm) at the Large Binocular Telescope at Mount Graham
One of three large surveys on the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) will be WEAVE-Clusters using the WEAVE Spectrograph. This will study cluster evolution through an analysis of the internal kinematics and stellar populations of dwarf galaxies. In preparation of this survey, deep imaging will be obtained with Wide Field Camera (WFC) on the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) for some of these clusters. The resulting data set will be analyzed using special photometric techniques developed for the VST-Fornax Survey.
All public data for OCAM
For testing purposes only.
MYDB for JMCFARLAND
Ultra deep near-infrared survey for the early Universe.
DECam is the 3 square-degree (2.2 degree wide) Dark Energy Camera mounted on the 4.0m Blanco telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) in central Chile for the purpose of collecting data for DES, the Dark Energy Survey.
The Westerbork Northern Sky Survey
The HST-ACS Coma Legacy Survey
The nature, clustering and evolution of Lyman-¿ emitters with the largest Lyman-¿ survey at z ¿ 2.4
UKIDSS (UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey) is the next generation near-infrared sky survey, the successor to 2MASS using the infrared WFCAM survey instrument attached to the UK InfraRed Telescope (UKIRT) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. UKIDSS began in May 2005 and will survey 7500 square degrees of the Northern sky, extending over both high and low Galactic latitudes, in JHK to K=18.3. This depth is three magnitudes deeper than 2MASS. UKIDSS will be the true near-infrared counterpart to the Sloan survey, and will produce as well a panoramic clear atlas of the Galactic plane.
Search for comets
Subaru is an 8.2 meter optical-infrared telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, operated by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), National Institutes of Natural Science. SuprimeCam is the 10k x 8k mosaic camera at the prime focus.
Euclid is an ESA medium class mission selected for launch in 2019 in the Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 programme
FOrnax Cluster Ultradeep Survey
A census of the close-binary population in old open clusters.
All public data for ACS
All public data for VIRCAM
Sandbox for Astro-WISE tutorial users.
The HST-ACS Coma Legacy Survey uses new data from the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys and legacy data sources such as Subaru, Isaac Newton Telescope, etc. to study the nature of objects in and around the Coma Cluster.
ACAM is mounted permanently at a folded-Cassegrain focus of the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope. It can be used for high-throughput broad-band imaging, narrow-band imaging and low-resolution spectroscopy.
KiDS ATLAS Bridging Survey
All public data for all instruments
In december 2009 the CCD 'Sculptor' of the OmegaCAM detector was replaced. The data in this project were taken to confirm the success of this procedure. RawFitsData were created artificially; the order of extensions is not constant or the same as in the other OCAM datasets.
All public data for WFC
The VST/OmegaCam Photometric H¿ Survey of the Southern Galactic Plane.
LOw Frequency ARray - The largest radio telescope in the world
Contains scans of photographic plates taken with the ESO Schmidt 1m telescope on La Silla.
This project contains data taken during the OmegaCAM integration test of October 2008. Instrument and detector were reassembled on Paranal, but not joined together. The shutter and filter mechanics were operated but not present in front of the detector.
Commissioning data for OmegaCAM, mostly taken from March through June of 2011.
OmegaWhite is a variability survey aimed at periods of less than 2 hours. Using the wide-field camera OmegaCam on the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) 400 square degrees will be monitored for 2 hours in g' and in addition colour information will be obtained by imaging the same area in u', r', i' and narrow band He (5015) and Halpha filters. OmegaWhite is part of the European Galactic Plane Surveys (EGAPS). For additional information on OmegaWhite please have a look at this OmegaWhite survey website - http://www.astro.ru.nl/omegawhite/
VST/OmegaCAM Exploration of SUperclusters Voids and Intermediate Objects
Test project for AIUB
Search for faint features in the outskirts of isolated galaxies
Astro-Wise Workshop - 14-18 November 2005, Lorentz Center, Leiden.
OmegaCAM/VST Guaranteed Time
All public data for OmegaCAM. OmegaCAM is a 1 square degree wide field, optical, 16k X 16k pixel camera for the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) on Paranal Observatory.
VOICE aims at covering 4 square degrees around the CDFS in deep ugri imaging.
Project for the public data from the ANDICAM (A Novel Dual Imaging CAMera) mounted on the former 1.3m 2MASS telescope at Cerro Tololo observatory, Chile. The ANDICAM has two detectors that can operate simultaneously, observing the same pointing in both the optical and near-infrared.
OmegaCAM lab tests
The Wide-field Imaging Survey Evaluation of Readiness (WISER) project seeks to evaluate the readiness of our system to deal with large-scale survey data from wide-field imagers.
Groningen tutorial, July 10 and 11.
All public data for WFI
VST GTO Hercules supercluster
1700 Square degree 5 band survey of the equatorial strip and 2dF South region
Leiden Tutorial. August 18-20.
The Large Binocular Camera (red arm) at the Large Binocular Telescope at Mount Graham
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