Zwicky Transient Facility

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Mission Characteristics

Survey Duration: Feb 2018 -
Partners: Caltech, IPAC, the Weizmann Institute for Science, the Oskar Klein Center at Stockholm University, the University of Maryland, the University of Washington, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron and Humboldt University, Los Alamos National Laboratories, the TANGO Consortium of Taiwan, the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
Description: ZTF is a fully-automated, wide-field survey aimed at a systematic exploration of the optical transient sky.
Filters: g, r, i
Survey Coverage: approx. 30,000 deg^2
Instruments: 16 6k x 6k CCDs filling the focal plane with a 47 sq. deg. field of view.

IRSA Services

Image Access Interactive access to ZTF data. Login required at link in upper right hand corner above.
Catalog Query Access the ZTF catalogs through IRSA's Catalog Search service. Lightcurve results can be sent to IRSA's Time Series Tool.
Time Series Tool Plot time series data, view associated images, find period, and phase fold.
Browse Data Browseable directories of ZTF data. See metadata documentation. Login required at link in upper right hand corner above.
Program Interface API documentation to create scripts to query and retrieve ZTF data products, including cutouts. Password required.
Image Metadata Descriptions of the metadata that describe the ZTF images. These metadata are used in both the API and web GUI.

Other Resources

ZTF Home Page