Attributing MAST Missions

Use the following text snippets to acknowledge data from the various missions hosted by MAST. The attributions should appear in the Acknowledgements section of the paper.

HST

The acknowledgement text should be similar to the following:

and the observing program identifier(s) should be listed at the end.

JWST

All refereed publications based on JWST data should carry the following acknowledgement:

If the research was supported by a NASA JWST grant managed by STScI, the publication should also carry the following acknowledgment at the end of the text:

The relevant program ID(s) should be inserted into these phrases where indicated.

DSS

The acknowledgement text for the Digitized Sky Survey products should be selected from the following as appropriate:

 

 

GSC

The acknowledgement text for the Guide Star Catalog should be one of the following:

 

 

Hubble Legacy Archive

The acknowledgement text should be similar to the following:

Users of the Hubble Source Catalog (which is derived from the HLA) are also requested to acknowledge the HSC in the text of their paper, and to consider a reference to Whitmore et al. (2016) who describe the HSC:

Kepler/K2

The acknowledgement text for Kepler and K2 mission data products should be the following:

 

Pan-STARRS

The acknowledgement text for the Pan-STARRS PS1 survey products should be the following:

In addition, users of PS1 data are requested to cite one or more of the following papers, as appropriate:

TESS

The acknowledgement text for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite should be similar to the following:

 

Legacy Missions

The acknowledgement text for legacy missions should be similar to the following:

where the mission is one of:

  • Copernicus Satellite
  • Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer
  • Galaxy Evolution Explorer
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer
  • Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory
  • X-ray Multi-Mirror Telescope