SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive
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(Sep. 11, 2019 JST)
SMOKA has been developed and maintained by
Astronomical Data Archives Center (ADAC),
Astronomy Data Center (ADC), National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ).
Our activity is based on
IAU 30th GA (2018.08) RESOLUTION B3.
Digitized color films have become newly available (132 images in total). All of them can be found by selecting SR16 as Emulsion, but the other searching options are unavailable at present.
here (Japanese) for an example procedure of the negative-positive conversion.
The image use policy of Kiso Observatory is linked.
2020.10.21 NEW Astrometric Calibration Information is added to 4609 new FITS files (KSQ)
2019.11.28 Astrometric Calibration Information is added to 5542 "Kiso Schmidt Plates" FITS files
2019.09.11 "Kiso Schmidt Plates" opened
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Kiso Schmidt Plates
Kiso Photographic Plate Archive of
provides public digitized plate data obtained by
105 cm schmidt telescope at Kiso Observatory (University of Tokyo).
Kiso Schmidt Plate Archive Search
Simple Search ( search data from a list of object names )
Overview of SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive
List of Plates (6327) in SMOKA
About Schmidt Telescope and Photographic Plates (Links to Kiso Observatory)
About Astrometric Calibration by SMOKA
About NEW Astrometric Calibration using 'ARC-SIP' fittings
Publishing Results from SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive Data: A notation of acknowledgment of published papers using Photographic Plate Archive data.