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European HST Archive at ESA/ESAC

Welcome to the European Hubble Space Telescope archive. This is the new home of the archive formerly hosted at ESO/ST-ECF.

Launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope remains the premier UV and visible light telescope in orbit. With well over 1 million exposures from 10 different scientific instruments, the HST archive is a treasure trove of astronomical data to be exploited. The HST archive at ESAC offers the following features:

  • Direct access to all public HST data in calibrated and science-ready form.
  • All data is constantly revised and served with the newest calibration methods and reference files applied.
  • Additional science meta-data is extracted for a better search on physical parameters.
  • Preview images have been produced for a quick look at the data.
  • We offer a instant anonymous download method to all data which can be used programmatically.
  • Additionally access to all Hubble Legacy Archive data and other high-level science data products.
  • A separate specialised search interface for the ST-ECF Hubble Legacy Archive Grism data.
  • VO interfaces with access to the newest data. 

With the search forms below it is possible to search for and retrieve all public data observed by HST since its launch to today. Additional search and retrieval interfaces are available here.

Main Search interface
HLA Grism search interface
Main search interface HLA Grism search interface


Services and data holdings are maintained in collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC)    


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This page was first created on 1 July, 2011 and was last updated on 24 June, 2013.
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