SkyCat access to 2MASS_PSC and UCAC4

Published: 21 Oct 2015

Please be aware that the two catalogues:

  • 2MASS Point Source Catalog (2MASS PSC)(1)
  • The Fourth US Naval Observatory CCD Astrograph Catalog (UCAC4)(1)

can now be accessed via the SkyCat interface. To access them, please use the SkyCat Data-Servers -> Catalogs pull-down menu.

In case you use a local SkyCat configuration file then add the following entries to it:

serv_type:      catalog
long_name:      UCAC4 at CDS
short_name:     ucac4@cds 
symbol:         "f.mag" circle 2

serv_type:      catalog
long_name:      2MASS at CDS
short_name:     2MASS@cds
symbol:         Jmag circle {20-$Jmag}

To learn more about how to manage a local SkyCat configuration file please visit the dedicated SkyCat FAQ page.

(1) Courtesy of the VizieR service hosted at the Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg.