SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive [Test Version]

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Due to the inspection of the power supply in NAOJ/Mitaka,
SMOKA will be down from 7:00 to 19:00 on Nov. 30, 2019 (JST).
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Due to a system maintenance, SMOKA will be down from 08:00 to 18:00 on Dec. 16 (JST).
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SMOKA has been developed and maintained by Astronomical Data Archives Center (ADAC),
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Our activity is based on IAU 30th GA (2018.08) RESOLUTION B3.


Overview of SMOKA Photographic Plate Archive

You need to register if you wish to retrieve data. User Registration is necessary.
For registration, SMOKA is used. If you have SMOKA account already, it is not necessary to register again.

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

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


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