January 2020 Release Highlights

User Interface

  • For search results, a checkbox column is added on the left to all result tables to enable selecting of the rows.
  • A new "View References in ADS" button is added on the upper left corner of all search result tables containing a "Refcode" column.
  • A new "Survey Coverage" tab is added to the "Detailed Information for a Named Object" page, where HiPS image centered on the searched object is overlayed with SDSS9 color MOC (HEALPix Multi-Order Coverage map) in orange and GALEX GR6 AIS MOC in green.
  • The NED gravitational wave follow-up (GWF) service has extended the distance limit from 200 Mpc to 1 Gpc. Please see the NED-GWF Overview page for more details.
  • A tutorial on how to use the Near Name or Near Position (Cone) search is available here.

For the full list on release highlights, please visit Information » Overview » News. For info about the latest LIGO/Virgo GW events, please see Services » Gravitational Wave Followup.