Interfaces to access MAST catalogs
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MAST provides a variety of interfaces to access its hosted data collections. Tables in this document provide a few-letter code to indicate which interface(s) may be used to access data from a given collection. The following table lists the codes and their meaning.
MAST hosts catalogs from a wide variety of digital surveys and source compendia to facilitate research. These catalogs are available in one or more MAST interfaces. See the table of Interface Codes above.
The catalogs may also be accessed via a Virtual Observatory table access protocol. The following table lists the catalogs by their acronyms.