The APIS database consists of various types of data derived from spectro-imaging auroral observations of the outer planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and their moons) acquired by the Hubble Space Telescope in the Far-UV. More detailed informations are given in the next sections. Data can be retrieved and sorted out with the interface Search for data. Regular updates are listed below.
21 Jan 2015
An article fully describing the APIS service is now in press in a special issue of the Astronomy and Computing journal on Virtual Observatories, and is also accessible online.
24 Jul 2014
Major update of the search interface, with many new advanced search criteria, such as the position of moons and spacecraft (Galileo and Cassini) for the Jupiter and Saturn systems.
Addition of two recent campaigns :
Saturn, Apr.-May 2013 (ACS, 345 images)
Uranus, Sept.-Oct. 2012 (ACS/STIS, 23 images, 3 spectra)
16 Apr 2014
Addition of Io, Ganymede and Titan campaigns over 1997-2011 :
Io, Sept.-Oct. 1997 (STIS, 8 spectra)
Io, Aug. 1998 (STIS, 2 images, 18 spectra)
Io, Sept. 1999-Feb. 2000 (STIS, 2 images, 92 spectra)
Io, Dec. 2001 (STIS, 4 spectra)
Io/Ganymede/Europa, Feb. 2007 (ACS, 20 images)
Ganymede, Oct. 1998 (STIS, 8 spectra)
Ganymede/Europa, Oct. 1999-Dec. 2000 (STIS, 13 spectra)
Ganymede, Nov.-Dec. 2003 (ACS/STIS, 4 images, 4 spectra)
Ganymede, Sep. 2010-Oct. 2011 (STIS, 20 spectra)
Titan/Saturn, Jan.-Feb. 2009 (ACS, 117 images)