Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Archives of photographic plates (applause_dr3s.archive)

The table has 1 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 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 Nuernberg/Erlangen), the Hamburger Sternwarte (University of Hamburg) and Tartu Observatory. Plate material also has been made available from Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg.

The solar plates from the Einsteinturm in Potsdam are a contribution of the AIP's Solar Physics Section with support by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Program under grant agreements 824064 (ESCAPE – European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle physics ESFRI research infrastructures) and 824135 (SOLARNET – Integrating High Resolution Solar Physics)


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 meta.number Number of digitised plates in the archive
num_logpages int meta.number Number of digitised log pages in the archive
num_notes int meta.number Number of digitised notes in the archive
num_envelopes int meta.number Number of digitised envelopes in the archive
num_previews int meta.number Number of previews of scans and other digitised objects in the archive
num_logbooks int meta.number Number of digitised logbooks in the archive