Digital Sky Survey Atlas (DSS) Cutouts
The Digitized Sky Survey copyright © 1994, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. The Digitized Sky Surveys were produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. DSS participating organizations: Royal Observatory (ROE), Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO), The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)/Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
Single Location
Cutout Size: (arcsec) [range: 1-1600 arcsec]
Coordinate Examples:
  • 270.92194 -24.38017 eq
  • 18h 03m 41.27s -24d 22m 48.6s
  • 5.97109 -1.17751
  • M 8
Default: Equatorial J2000 Coordinate Help
NOTE: For single cutouts of DSS data larger than 1600 arcsec, you can use Atlas, where the search size acts as your cutout size, up to 6.5 degrees.
Multiple Positions
(User Table Upload)
Table Upload Instructions: The input table should contain a list of coordinates or astronomical object names; a (cutout) size column is optional. Please see allowed table format information. A cutout size may be specified in a column in the input table, allowing for a different cutout size per position. Or, to have the same size cutouts for all input positions, specify one value in the Uniform Cutout size field below. Example table.
Table Table Format Help:
Uniform Cutout size (arcsec) [range: 1-1600 arcsec]:
Or, specify a non-uniform cutout size here for each position in the table using a cutout size column name:
Cutout size column name:

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