X-ray data products advertised in Paper I are associated to table xxlpointings.
All tables are also available at CDS under the collective heading of catalogue
please register to access
New public users interested in accessing public (DR1) XXL data related to first batch of XXL papers
should note what follows:
They shall register to the public group, pressing the Login button
then clicking on new registration to public area then filling in the form, submitting it pressing Register then wait for the confirmation e-mail and act as instructed in it
Once registered they can login whenever they want in the public group.
It is advised to read the general help file (pressing the Help button)
Users unable to register because of firewall setting at their side, can as last
resort use username public pw public (this will be enabled in the future)
The data products released in DR1 according to
XXL Paper I are
for each XMM pointing, soft and hard band, MOS1, MOS2 and pn camera):
(photon) X-ray images (per band)
(smoothed) wavelet images (per band)
exposure maps (per XMM camera and per band)
They can be retrieved as individual images or packed in a tar file as explained below:
See also animated PDF tutorial
(animation works in full screen)
To retrieve the data products for a set of pointings one should issue any valid
query on table xxlpointings returning one, a few, or all pointings, then
From the Query Results page press View data, then Object Related Files in the
rightmost columns for the pointing of interest, then open the little folders until
you see the name of the fits.gz file to download
Alternately from the Query Results page press Retrieve all objects related files,
then open the folder of the category of interest, click on "online generation",
enter a valid .tar.gz file name, and download it (soon or later at any time
via the User data button).
Note the .tar.gz file will contain all images of all bands/cameras
for all pointings returned by the query. If this number is large, performance is not
guaranteed.Please act carefully (and delete after download).
The original news file for the XXL DB in Milan is here