SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive [Test Version]

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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.


Overview of SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive

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Okayama Astrophysical Observatory


Kiso Schmidt Plates

Photographic Plate Archive of SMOKA provides public digitized plate data obtained by 105 cm schmidt telescope at Kiso Observatory (University of Tokyo).

Kiso Schmidt Plate Archive Search [Test Mode]

About Schmidt Telescope and Photographic Plates (Links to Kiso Observatory)

About Astrometric Calibration by SMOKA

List of Plates (6195) in SMOKA

Publishing Results from SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive Data: A notation of acknowledgment of published papers using Photographic Plate Archive data.


2019.09.11 "Kiso Schmidt Plates" opened

2019.11.28 Astrometric Calibration Information is added to 5542 "Kiso Schmidt Plates" FITS files


The images provided by our system are allowed only for your research and educational activities. For any other purposes, it is not allowed.