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Results:

Papers published and in publication are listed below in chronological (publication) order (newest first), along with the available maps associated with each paper. Additionally, unpublished maps are also available.
Maps are hosted by the CADC, and are in fits.gz format except for the filters, which are txt.gz format ASCII files.
You may search the CADC for all BLAST data available with the CADC’s extensive search system.
Maps are also available from the IRSA at NASA’s IPAC by visiting the IRSA BLAST page.
The Scott et al. SEP Spitzer paper data are also available.


Unpublished Maps

Gzipped tarballs of the following regions are available for download:

G284 G284.35-0.42
Compact source observed as potential calibrator.
 
 
IRAS 08140 IRAS 08140-3559
Compact source observed as potential calibrator.
 
 
IRAS 08211 IRAS 08211-4158
Compact source observed as potential calibrator.
 
 
IRAS 08247 IRAS 08247-4223
Compact source observed as potential calibrator.
 
 
IRAS 08303 IRAS 08303-4303
Compact source observed as potential calibrator.
 
 
Gum CG Gum CG
Cometary globules near the gum nebula (ℓ = 253°).
 
 
Puppis A Puppis A
Supernova remnant.
 
 

We still have small issues to resolve with the following data sets; tarballs should be ready for public release within the next week:

PKS B0529 PKS B0529-549
Deep cosmology map near z = 2.575 radio galaxy.
 
 
Eta Carinae η Carinae
Star-forming clouds near ℓ = 287°.
 
 
IC 5146 IC 5146
Cocoon Nebula, Star-forming filament near ℓ = 94°.
 
 

A Monte Carlo Approach to Evolution of the Far-Infrared Luminosity Function with BLAST
Marsden et al.

Submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
arXiv:1010.1176

Based on Patanchon et al. (2009) counts.


The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) 2005: A 10 deg² survey of Star Formation in Cygnus X
Roy et al.

Accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal
arXiv:1009.2972

Cygnus X Maps coming Soon.

The BLAST View of the Star Forming Region in Aquila (ℓ = 45°, b = 0°)
Rivera-Ingraham et al.

Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal
arXiv:1009.1296

Aquila Aquila
 
 
 

A panchromatic study of BLAST counterparts: total star-formation rate, morphology, AGN fraction and stellar mass
Moncelsi et al.

Submitted to the Astrophysical Journal
arXiv:1008.1542

See BGS maps below.


BLAST Observations of the South Ecliptic Pole field: Number Counts and Source Catalogs
Valiante et al.

Accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal Supplement
arXiv:1007.3259

SEP BLAST South Ecliptic Pole (SEP) Maps: [README]

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A joint analysis of BLAST 250-500 µm and LABOCA 870 µm observations in the Extended Chandra Deep Field South
Chapin et al.

Accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
arXiv:1003.2647

Updated filtered maps and source-lists. See BGS maps below for previous versions.

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Submillimetre observations of galaxy clusters with BLAST: the star-formation activity in Abell 3112
Braglia et al.

Submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
arXiv:1003.2629

Abell 3112 Abell 3112 Maps: [README]

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High Angular Resolution Observations of Four Candidate BLAST High-Mass Starless Cores
Olmi et al.

Astrophysical Journal 715 (2010) 1132-1142
arXiv:1001.4910

See Vulpecula maps below.


The BLAST 250-micron selected galaxy population in GOODS-South
Dunlop et al.

Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. (2010)
arXiv:0910.3642

See BGS maps below


AKARI and BLAST Observations of the Cassiopeia A Supernova Remnant and Surrounding Interstellar Medium
Sibthorpe et al.

Astrophysical Journal 719 (2010) 1553-1564
arXiv:0910.1094

Cassiopia A Cassiopia A Maps: [README]

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BLAST: The Far-Infrared/Radio Correlation in Distant Galaxies
Ivison et al.

Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 402, 245–258 (2010)
arXiv:0910.1091

See BGS maps below


BLAST05: Power Spectra of Bright Galactic Cirrus at Submillimeter Wavelengths
Roy et al.

Astrophysical Journal 708 (2010) 1611-1620
arXiv:0910.1095

Maps Coming Soon!


The BLAST Survey of the Vela Molecular Cloud: Physical Properties of the Dense Cores in Vela-D
Olmi et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1836-1851
arXiv:0910.1097

See Vela maps below


Temperature Profiles and the Effect of AGN on Submillimeter Emission from BLAST Observations of Resolved Galaxies
Wiebe et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1809-1823
arXiv:0907.4154

NGC 1097 NGC 1097 Maps: [README]

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NGC 1291 NGC 1291 Maps: [README]

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NGC 1365 NGC 1365 Maps: [README]

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NGC 1512 NGC 1512 Maps: [README]

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NGC 1566 NGC 1566 Maps: [README]

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NGC 1808 NGC 1808 Maps: [README]

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NGC 4565 NGC 4565 Maps: [README]

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BLAST: The Redshift Survey
Eales et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1779-1808
arXiv:0907.4156

See BGS maps below


Submillimeter Number Counts From Statistical Analysis of BLAST Maps
Patanchon et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1750-1765
arXiv:0906.0981

See BGS maps below


BLAST: The Mass Function, Lifetimes, and Properties of Intermediate Mass Cores from a 50 Square Degree Submillimeter Galactic Survey in Vela (ℓ = 265°)
Netterfield et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1824-1835
arXiv:0904.1207

Vela Vela Maps: [README]

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BLAST: A Far-Infrared Measurement of the History of Star Formation
Pascale et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1740-1749
arXiv:0904.1206

See BGS maps below


BLAST: Resolving the Cosmic Submillimeter Background
Marsden et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1729-1739
arXiv:0904.1205

See BGS maps below


The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) 2006: Calibration and Flight Performance
Truch et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1723-1728
arXiv:0904.1202

Maps Coming Soon

BLAST: Correlations in the Cosmic Far-Infrared Background at 250, 350, and 500 µm Reveal Clustering of Star-Forming Galaxies
Viero et al.

Astrophysical Journal 707 (2009) 1766-1778
arXiv:0904.1200

BGS-wide specialized maps: [README]
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Tables: Power Spectrum Power Spectrum (Log Bins) Transfer Function


A Bright Submillimeter Source in the Bullet Cluster (1E0657-56) Field Detected with BLAST
Rex et al.

Astrophysical Journal 703 (2009) 348-353
arXiv:0904.1203

Bullet Bullet Maps: [README]

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Radio and Mid-Infrared Identification of BLAST Source Counterparts in the Chandra Deep Field South
Dye et al.

Astrophysical Journal 703 (2009) 285-299
arXiv:0904.1204

See BGS maps below
Machine (and human) readable tables:
Table 1 Table 2 Table 3


Over half of the far-infrared background light comes from galaxies at z ≥ 1.2
Devlin et al.

Nature 458 (2009)
arXiv:0904.1201

BGS BLAST GOODS-South (BGS) Maps: [README]

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NOTE: The Smooth and SmoothNoise maps here are as used in this (and some subsequent) papers. Improved Smooth and SmoothNoise maps are available in Chapin et al. (2010).


SANEPIC: A Map-Making Method for Timestream Data from Large Arrays
Patanchon et al.

Astrophysical Journal 681 (2008) 708-725
arXiv:0711.3462

 

The Balloon-Borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) 2005: A 4 deg² Galactic Plane Survey in Vulpecula (ℓ = 59°)
Chapin et al.

Astrophysical Journal 681 (2008) 428-452
arXiv:0711.3461

Vulpecula Vulpecula Maps: [README]

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The Balloon-Borne Large Aperture Submillimeter (BLAST) 2005: Calibration and Targeted Sources
Truch et al.

Astrophysical Journal 681 (2008) 415-427
arXiv:0804.0003

Note: Most of the structure seen in the maps at right are due to the PSF of BLAST05, not the source itself. See the appropriate README for more info.

2 Pallas maps coming soon.
CRL 2688 CRL 2688 Maps: [README]

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LDN 1014 LDN 1014 Maps: [README]

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IRAS 20126+4104 IRAS 20126+4104 Maps: [README]

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IRAS 21078+5211 IRAS 21078+5211 Maps: [README]

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IRAS 21307+5049 IRAS 21307+5049 Maps: [README]

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IRAS 22134+5834 IRAS 22134+5834 Maps: [README]

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IRAS 23011+6126 IRAS 23011+6126 Maps: [README]

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K3-50 K3-50 Maps: [README]

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Mrk 231 Mrk 231 Maps: [README]

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Arp 220 Arp 220 Maps: [README]

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The Balloon-Borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope: BLAST
Pascale et al.

Astrophysical Journal 681 (2008) 400-414
arXiv:0711.3465

 

 

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