Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE


The APPLAUSE data is released under the Creative Commons CC0 waiver.

The APPLAUSE images are released under the Creative Commons CC0 waiver.

Neither institutes providing their archives nor the APPLAUSE collaboration nor AIP as hosting institution endorse any works, scientific or otherwise, produced using these data.

Standard Acknowledgement

Any paper making substantial use of the data provided by APPLAUSE DR1 and DR2 is kindly requested to include this acknowledgement:

Funding for APPLAUSE has been provided by DFG (German Research Foundation, Grant ), Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP), Dr. Remeis Sternwarte Bamberg (University Nuernberg/Erlangen), the Hamburger Sternwarte (University of Hamburg) and Tartu Observatory.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

All data tables, and also all images of plates and logbooks have a unique DOI, that you are kindly requested to cite in any applications or publications making use of the data.

With the DR4 of APPLAUSE, all DR4 FITS files comprise updated header and images, whereas for the FITS files of DR1 - DR3 only the fitsheader will be available. The DOI will be updated accordingly. All provenance info is kept this way, and all material is accessible