How do I cite the Chandra Source Catalog
Request for Acknowledgment of Use of the Chandra Source Catalog
Users are kindly requested to acknowledge their use of the Chandra Source Catalog in any resulting publications.
This will help us greatly to keep track of catalog usage, information that is essential for providing full accountability of our work and services, as well as for planning future services.
The following language is suggested:
This research has made use of data obtained from the Chandra Source Catalog, provided by the Chandra X-ray Center (CXC) as part of the Chandra Data Archive.
Citing the Chandra Source Catalog in a Publication
Users who wish to reference the Chandra Source Catalog in a publication should cite
The catalog paper can also be downloaded from here.
The CSC 2.0 paper is still under preparation. However, you can cite the current release using the following presentations at AAS meetings:
- Evans, et al., 2020, AAS, 52, 154.05
- Evans, et al., 2019, HEAD, 114.01
The CSC 2.0 release paper is expected to be published later in 2020.