Spectra Archive

Spectra Search v. 2.0

NOTE: The database this page uses has changed substantially. Let us know (apswebmaster@lists.physics.umn.edu) if you see any problems.

Fill in fields as desired to narrow your search.


Select an instrument type.


Select a target, or blank for all targets.


Choose a date format to narrow your query by date.
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Enter the date range in your chosen format.
You can also show the timeline or hide the timeline


You will need the Macromedia Flash Player to use the timeline. To scroll, simply move your mouse to the edges of the timeline, or click on the smaller version of the timeline to jump to a particular year. When you have found an observation period you are interested in, clicking on the colored square in the large timeline will fill in the appropriate date range on this query form.


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Enter a wavelength range in angstroms (Å), smallest first.

Position Angle

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Input a range of position angles (degrees) to narrow your search.

Archive ID

To search by a specific archive ID, please type it here.
Example: c800_0010

Sort Results

Please choose the sort order for your search results.

The database may be queried by several different parameters --

You may use any combination of parameters, but you must select at least one. We highly recommend narrowing your search by selecting more than one parameter. Your query will bring up a table of corresponding observations. A click on the identification number will allow you to view preview images or download the file. File downloads can also be performed by checking the box next to the observations you wish to download.

All of the images are in .fits.gz format.

Note: Most of the CCD data is available to download; except for the 2000 observations.

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