Site News

This page lists changes and additions to this site. The changes include interface enhancements as well as updates to the data that is served buy the site.

  • May 2007:
    • Help section extensively redesigned
    • FAQ updated
    • Introduction to Skyserver added
    • Cooking with Sloan guides added
  • October 2006:
    • Bug discovered in the DR5 Match Tables, please see the Known Problems page.
  • June 2006:
  • May 2006:
    • Added More Observations and All Spectra links to the Explore page so multiple imaging and spectroscopic observations of an object can be viewed. Also added mouseover tool-tips to Explore TOC.
    • Broken spectrum links on Portuguese Explore page fixed and Google search page added to Portuguese branch (still needs translation).
    • FAQ page updated to include entries about long objID encoding and SDSS mirror sites.
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  • Nov 2005:
    • Support for HH MM SS format (for R.A.) and DD MM SS format (for dec.) added to Finding Chart
    • Query limits for SQL queries decreased.
  • Oct 2005: Sample queries for spatial searches added to Sample Queries page

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