New release of stacked reduced images and source lists for the VST Public Survey ATLAS

Published: 16 Sep 2015

New data products resulting from the ESO/VST Public Survey ATLAS are now available via the dedicated Phase 3 query interface at the ESO Science Archive Facility.

This second data release of ATLAS covers all the data collected from the start of observations in August 2011, through to end September 2013.
The total sky coverage is ~2000 - 3000 deg2 of sky depending on the band (SDSS u,g,r,i,z), out of the target of ~4000 deg2 at high Galactic latitudes.
Stacked reduced images, weightmaps, and single-band source lists are provided for a total volume of 5 TB.

The ATLAS public survey data release is accompanied by a comprehensive description.