August 2023 Release Highlights

Database Updates

  • 171K new object links (pointers) were added to over 1300 new references.
  • 153K new sources from the literature were cross-identified with NED objects.
  • 98K new redshift measurements were added, including data for nearly 24K objects that previously had no redshift.
  • Current total holdings are summarized here.

Service Updates

  • Updates to the NED gravitational wave follow-up (GWF) service include a new galaxy prioritization scheme based on the joint WISE luminosity and the 3D volume probabilities, and the NED-LVS galaxy sample (see figure to the right).

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