Welcome to DARTS/AKARI

About AKARI

AKARI is Japan's first dedicated infrared astronomical satellite (and the second infrared space mission following IRTS) launched on February 22, 2006. AKARI's primary mission is to carry out the all-sky survey with the best sensitivity, spatial resolution and the widest wavelengths.

Detailed information can be found at the AKARI project page.


What's new

11 Aug. 2020
The three AKARI catalogues are now searchable in DARTS/Astro Query System.
25 June. 2020
AKARI CAS Explore were updated. Images can be displayed with arbitrary astronomical names or coordinate values regardless of whether they are registered in the CAS database.
11 May. 2020
AKARI CAS cache data about SIMBAD and NED was updated. Please try to Match-up AKARI catalogues with Cached SIMBAD/NED catalogs.
12 Feb. 2020
Map Data Archive Server (DAS) was closed.
The AKARI Far-infrared All-Sky Survey Maps is published at HTTP, and its description is here. Those are unchanged.
The search system is provided at DARTS/Astro Query System. We are sorry for your inconvenience.
07 Jan. 2020
AKARI data guide for beginners [DOI:10.20637/JAXA-RM-19-004E/0001] was updated.
19 Apr. 2019
AKARI CAS cache data about SIMBAD and NED was updated. Please try to Match-up AKARI catalogues with Cached SIMBAD/NED catalogs.
16 Apr. 2019
AKARI data guide for beginners [DOI:10.20637/JAXA-RM-18-009E/0001] was published.
Products List is updated. Click here.
05 Nov. 2018
Previous "What's new" has been moved to History page.

Last Modified: 09 October 2020