July 2021 Release Highlights

Database Updates

  • 1.7M new object links (pointers) were added to 676 new references.
  • 80K new sources from the literature were cross-identified with NED objects.
  • 59K new redshifts were added.
  • 879K additional objects now have a fiducial (preferred) redshift assigned by a new automated decision tree.
  • 888K new photometric data points have been integrated into SEDs.
  • Current total holdings are summarized here.

Other News

  • The "Best Practices for Data Publication in the Astronomical Literature" (Chen et al. 2021) has been submitted for publication in ApJS. While parepring your next publication, please refer to the latest version at 2021arXiv210601477C or on the NED website.

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