Hi-C Data Access via the VSO

(Updated Mon Mar 24 2014)

And updated version of the data from the Hi-C rocket flight (Version 3) is now available via the VSO web client and also directly. For more information on Hi-C please check out http://hic.msfc.nasa.gov/.
There are 7 data products available:

1. 4k Level 1.0
2. 4k Level 1.5

3. 1k Level 1.0
4. 1k Level 1.5
5. 1k Level 1.5_stacked

Movie Quality:
6. 1k Level 2.0
7. 1k Level 2.0_stacked

To understand the difference between these sets, please refer to the updated HI-C USER GUIDE V3. In addition a tarball of contemporaneous AIA 193Å images is also available.


DescriptionLinkSize
Dedicated VSO Hi-C SearchAll Hi-C and AIA 193A data4.9 GB
VSO Shopping cart with all Hi-C dataVSO-SAO-140324-0374.3 GB
VSO Shopping cart with all Hi-C and AIA 193Å dataVSO-SAO-140324-0364.9 GB
Direct link to 1k Level 1.01K-Level1.0.tar.gz280 MB
Direct link to 1k Level 1.51K-Level1.5.tar.gz424 MB
Direct link to 1k Level 1.5 Stacked1K-Level1.5_stacked.tar.gz199 MB
Direct link to 1k Level 2.01K-Level2.0.tar.gz429 MB
Direct link to 1k Level 2.0 Stacked1K-Level2.0_stacked.tar.gz202 MB
Direct link to 4k Level 1.04K-Level1.0.tar.gz1.4 GB
Direct link to 4k Level 1.54K-Level1.5.tar.gz2.0 GB
Direct link to contemporaneous AIA 193Å dataaia_193_contemporaneous.tar594 MB

Hi-C data is also available via the VSO IDL client. Examples for accessing the data are given below.

IDL> files = vso_search('2012-07-11 18:00','2012-07-11 19:00', provider='MSFC')
Records Returned : MSFC : 8/8
'files' will contain such information as
#           INSTRUMENT        SOURCE                          FILEID                               SIZE
0 Hi-C Level-1.0 1Kx1K         Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../1K-Level1.0.tar.gz           280 MB
1 Hi-C Level-1.5 1Kx1K         Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../1K-Level1.5.tar.gz           424 MB
2 Hi-C Level-1.5 1Kx1K Stacked Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../1K-Level1.5_stacked.tar.gz   199 MB
3 Hi-C Level-2.0 1Kx1K         Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../1K-Level2.0.tar.gz           429 MB
4 Hi-C Level-2.0 1Kx1K         Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../1K-Level2.0_stacked.tar.gz   202 MB
5 Hi-C Level-1.0 4Kx4K Stacked Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../4K-Level1.0.tar.gz          1400 MB
6 Hi-C Level-1.5 4Kx4K         Hi-C  http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../4K-Level1.5.tar.gz          2000 MB
7 AIA 193A Contemporaneous     SDO   http://sao.virtualsolar.org/.../aia_193_contemporaneous.tar  594 MB
to download the data use
IDL> ret = vso_get(files)
To select only Hi-C data
IDL> files = vso_search('2012-07-11 18:00','2012-07-11 19:00', instr='Hi-C')
Records Returned : MSFC : 7/7
The Hi-C IDL data provider also recognizes the LEVEL and PIXELS keywords. To select the 4K level 1.5 image try
IDL> files = vso_search('2012-07-11 18:00','2012-07-11 19:00', instr='Hi-C', pixels=4096, level=1.5)
Records Returned : MSFC : 1/1
Please let us know if you have any problems or questions: help@virtualsolar.org