Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Archives of photographic plates (applause_dr3.archive)


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 DR3, 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), the Hamburger Sternwarte (University of Hamburg) and Tartu Observatory. Plate material also has been made available from Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg.


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 timestamp time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss] Timestamp of insert
timestamp_update timestamp time.creation Time[yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss] Timestamp of last update