August 2022 Release Highlights

Database Contents

Tabular summaries of NED's current holdings are presented here. Graphic summaries are presented here.

References and Object Pointers

130,832 new object links (pointers) to 904 new references including:

  • 142 Gamma-ray sources from the Catalog of Long-term Transient Sources in the First 10 yr of Fermi-LAT Data (Baldini, L. et al., 2021ApJS..256...13B )
  • 4,052 X-ray sources from The XMM-SERVS Survey: XMM-Newton Point-source Catalogs for the W-CDF-S and ELAIS-S1 Fields (Ni, Q. et al., 2021ApJS..256...21N )
  • 4,770 radio sources and 1,098 X-ray sources from The XXL Survey. XXXVI. Evolution and black hole feedback of high-excitation and low-excitation radio galaxies in XXL-S (Butler, A. et al., 2019A&A...625A.111B )
  • 2,326 X-ray clusters from ComPRASS: a Combined Planck-RASS catalogue of X-ray-SZ clusters (Tarrio P. et al., 2019A&A...626A...7T )
  • 1,296 galaxies from Classifying Seyfert Galaxies with Deep Learning (Chen, Y. C., 2021ApJS..256...34C )
  • 2,753 galaxies from Searching for Low-redshift Faint Galaxies with MMT/Hectospec (Cheng, C. et al., 2021ApJS..256....4C )

Cross-IDs and New Objects

  • 74,698 sources from the literature cross-identified with NED objects
  • 18,407 new NED objects including galaxies, quasars, clusters of galaxies, supernovae, globular clusters as well as unidentified radio, visual, infrared, X-ray, and gamma-ray sources
  • 1,401 Supernovae through June 2022 from Transient Name Server and ASASSN


  • 124,707 additional redshifts
  • 21,796 more objects with redshifts

For highlights in previous releases, please see Archived Release Notes.