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The standard IRSA acknowledgment [1] is: This research has made use of the NASA/ IPAC Infrared Science Archive, which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space...
IRSA is chartered to curate the science products of NASA's infrared and submillimeter missions, including many large-area and all-sky surveys. In total, IRSA provides access to more than 20 billion astronomical measurements, including all-sky coverage ...
To find data for a specific target in IRSA, use our Data Discovery service [1], which searches science data products across all of IRSA's data sets based on a target name (e.g., M31) or coordinates (e.g., 17h44m34s -27d59m13s). Links: ------ [1] http://i...
You can search IRSA's holdings in several different ways: 1. If you know which source you are interested in, you can see a list of relevant IRSA data sets by using the Data Discovery Service [1]. 2. If you would like to explore the Catalogs gener...
There are a couple of resources you can tap into: 1. IRSA's Knowledgebase This is a searchable list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). To get there, visit the Help Desk at: https://irsasupport.ipac.caltech.edu/ and click on "Knowledgebas...
IRSA does not routinely provide the ability to download entire data sets for its mission holdings. In some cases, mission data may have small enough volume that it is straight-forward to download using IRSA's program interface. For most missions, however,...