Information on Service 'Boyden Station ADH Plates datalink service'

The Armagh-Dunsink-Harvard Becker-Schmidt Telescope was deployed at Boyden Station, Maselspoort South Africa between 1965 and 1970. During that time, astronomers from Bamberg, Heidelberg, Hamburg and Münster took astronomical images there, with a focus on old star clusters, the Magellanic clouds, and the southern milky way. This service provides scans of the plates obtained.

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verb Verbosity Exhaustiveness of column selection. VERB=1 only returns the most important columns, VERB=2 selects the columns deemed useful to the average user, VERB=3 returns a table with all available columns. N/A N/A

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