APDA Catalog and Plate Search (BETA)
Search Parameters
Search for an object by:
SIMBAD Object Name (under development)
Object Coordinates
Text Search and Filters Only Only use if searching fields and/or applying filters. Otherwise very large result sets will be produced.
RA: DEC:
Use decimal degrees
Field of view is automatically determined by plate field of view.

Dates between:
Observation Date Between  and 
mm/dd/yyyy
Search Fields For:
  • Click the check on fields to be included in search
  • Add text to search
  • Choose search type
  • Unchecked items will not used
Field Name Text to Search Search type
Object/Programprogramname
Observerobserver
Filter by:
Check all that should be included.
If nothing in a section is checked, no filter will be applied.
Image Type:
  • Spectral
  • Direct
Prism:
Telescope:
Search Results Click column names to sort