XSPEC 12.8.1 Released

"Released August 8, 2013. New models, new statistics, other changes. Part of HEASoft 6.14 release ..."

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Chianti 7.1.3 released

"Version 7.1.3 of the Chianti database (released Aug 14, 2013) corrects an error in the radiative recombination rate calculation, and contains a corrected file of ionization equilibria, chianti.ioneq. A corrected version of the Chianti IDL routines, version 7.1.4, was also released ..."

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HEASoft 6.14 released

"Released August 7, 2013; new software for theNuSTAR mission and updates to the Swift mission software, other changes..."

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VLT Pipeline software updated on May 24, 2013

"GIRAFFE 2.11.1 was released on 24 May 2013. Note also that all pipeline software was updated on 06 May 2013....."

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XMM-Newton Science Archive version 8 released

"XSA v8.0 also allows access to the third generationXMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue 3XMM (DR4) and to the fulluniform reprocessing of all XMM-Newton data up to December 2012, withhomogeneous software and calibration...."

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GSL ver. 1.16 released

"The GNU Scientific Library version 1.16 was released on 17 July 2013..."

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ISIS ver. 1.6.2-20 released

"ISIS, the Interactive Spectral Interpretation System was updated to version 1.6.2-20 on 14 Jul 2013..."

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Ureka Added to Astro-Update

"Ureka is a collection of useful astronomy software that is generally centered around Python and IRAF. The software provides everything you need to run the data reduction packages provided by STScI and Gemini. Current release is version 1.0 beta 5"

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APT 21.2.1a released

"Updated July 10, 2013. This minor release is mostly for HST operations ..."

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Chandra CALDB 4.5.7 released

"CalDB 4.5.7 released 28 June 2013 and installed at the HEASARC on 01 July 2013. Note Caldb 4.5.7 is not compatible with CIAO versions earlier than CIAO 4.3..."

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Fermi Science Analysis Environment Support for Ubuntu 12

"Binary distributions of the Fermi SAE are now available for Ubuntu 12 (12.04-12.10) in 32 and 64 bit flavors ..."

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APT 21.2.1 released

"Updated June 26, 2013. This minor release is mostly for HST operations. HST users do not need to install this release ..."

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APT 21.2 released

"Updated May 31, 2013 for cycle 21 phase II ..."

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XSPEC 12.8.0l,m Released

"Released May 17, 2013. improves the handling of the corner cases where 1 or more norm parameters are set to zero during a fit. Also 12.8.0l released May 10, 2013 - fix for PyXspec bug affecting change is made to the response gain through one Python RModel object ..."

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