2MASS 6X Lockman Hole (LH) Ancillary Data Atlas
These Lockman Hole (LH
) data represent
a preliminary analysis of the deep 2MASS
observations of this region, and are not a
product endorsed by the 2MASS project. These
data are described in The Astronomical
Journal, Volume 125, Issue 5, pp. 2521-2530
"A Deep 2MASS survey of the Lockman Hole"
by Beichman et al.
[Also available in
The LH dataset is comprised of 2415
images; these are represented as overlays in
sky image above. Also
available are 69115 point sources along with
the image data. These are not displayed as
overlays, but are in the results set of a
search. Either type in a coordinate or click
on any red region to get a close-up of the
area; the size of the search is adjustable.
Also available are LH
, which is a general tool to create single or multiple small FITS
(and JPEGs) image cutouts of datasets archived at IRSA.
The service provided here will eventually
phase out the previous IRSA LH ftp site.
However, if you are accustomed to using that
site, it can still be reached through