Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Table of archives of photographic plates (applause_dr1.archive)

The table has 4 rows, 11 columns.


An archive in APPLAUSE is a collection of plates, logbooks, and extracted data that originate from a specific instrument. The archive table contains one row for each plate archive.

An archive is defined by Institution, Observatory location, Instrument. Unique Identifier archive_id


If you have made substantial use of the data provided by APPLAUSE DR1, kindly 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 Nürnberg/Erlangen) and the Hamburger Sternwarte (University of Hamburg).


Name Type UCD Unit Description
archive_id int

Archive identification number

archive_name char

Archive name

institute char

Institute responsible for the archive

timestamp_insert char time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss]

Timestamp of insert

timestamp_update char time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss]

Timestamp of last update

num_plates int
num_previews int
num_logpages int
num_notes int
num_envelopes int
num_logbooks int