XSPEC 12.7.0h Released

"Version 12.7.0h released 25-Aug-2011; Fix for PyXspec only..."

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GALPROP now included in Astro-Update

"GALPROP is a numerical code for calculating the propagation of relativistic charged particles and the diffuse emissions produced during their propagation. It's now included in Astro-Update. The current version is 54.0.572."

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XSPEC 12.7.0f Released

"Version 12.7.0f released July 21, 2011; New features for PyXspec..."

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Swift, Suzaku and RXTE CALDBs updated

"The Suzaku CALDB has been updated for the XRT, XIS and HXD (update version 20110630); the Swift CALDB has been updated for the Spacecraft (SC) data (update 20110630); and the RXTE PCA caldb has also been updated (also update 20110630)."

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Chandra CALDB 4.4.5 released

"CalDB 4.4.5 released 30 June 2011; includes upgrades that were installed in Standard Data Processing at the CXC on 28 June 2011, under CalDB version 4.4.4, including a number of upgraded PCAD ALIGN files that CIAO users do not use. Installed at HEASARC 01 July 2011. Note Caldb 4.4.5 is not compatible with CIAO versions earlier... View More

ATOMDB 2.0.1 released

"Version 2.0.1 of the ATOMDB atomic database was released June 22, 2011. This corrects a serious bug in ATOMDB 2.0 in which the iron radiative recombination continuum was overestimated for certain ions."

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XSPEC 12.7.0e Released

"Version 12.7.0e released June 27, 2011 - updates ATOMDB files to version 2.0.1."

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Tempo2 added to Astro-Update

"The pulsar timing package Tempo2 has been added to Astro-Update. The current version is 1.11"

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XSPEC 12.7.0a Released

"Version 12.7.0 released June 8, 2011 as part of HEASoft 6.11; many new enhancements - try PyXspec v0.9 beta..."

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HEASoft 6.11 released

"Released June 8, 2011; primarily driven by updates to the Swift and Suzaku mission software, but also includes updates to several packageswhich have been revised to mirror the current development versions inuse at the HEASARC...."

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Fermi LAT CALDB updated

"The Fermi LAT caldb has been updated to version v9r23p1..."

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Chandra CALDB 4.4.3 released

"CalDB 4.4.3 released 26 April 2011; patch upgrade. installed at HEASARC 28 April 2011. Note Caldb 4.4.3 is not compatible with CIAO versions earlier than CIAO 4.3..."

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