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Index of Exoplanet Archive Documentation

All user documentation for Exoplanet Archive services, tools and data sets can be accessed from this page.

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General Links
Overview of Exoplanet Archive Who we are, what we do, and what we offer.
Exoplanet Archive Holdings An inventory of the archive's current holdings.
Exoplanet Archive FAQ Frequently asked questions about the archive and its data and services
Helpdesk Form An online form to submit a comment, question or suggestion, or to report a bug.
Contributing Data How to contribute data to the archive
Stay Connected Stay in touch with the archive by Facebook, YouTube, Google Plus and email.
Privacy Notice A description of the user information that is collected by the Exoplanet Archive, and how it is used.
Acknowledgements How to acknowledge the NASA Exoplanet Archive in your research.
Video Demos Helpful how-to videos on using the archive's tools and services


Confirmed Exoplanet Data
Exoplanet Criteria Our policy and criteria for classifying planetary objects for inclusion in the Exoplanet Archive.
Planet Counts DetailA breakdown of the exoplanets in the archive according to discovery method.
Search for a Planet or Stellar System Descriptions of accepted identifiers for the star and planet search service.
Stellar Parameters Descriptions of parameters accessed through the Planet or Stellar System Search or the Detailed Info link in the Confirmed Planets table.
Accepted Identifiers and Catalogs A list of cross-identifications for stars in the Exoplanet Archive.
Confirmed Planets Table Columns Descriptions of the exoplanet table columns that can be specified in the interactive table, or when using the Exoplanet Archive's application programming interface.


Kepler Data and Tools
Kepler Mission Information A description of the Kepler mission, available data products, and links to other available Kepler resources.
Kepler Objects of Interest Columns Descriptions of the Kepler Objects of Interest table columns that can be specified in the interactive table, or when using the Exoplanet Archive's application programming interface.
Kepler Threshold Crossing Event (TCE) Columns Descriptions of the Kepler Threshold Crossing Event (TCE) table columns that can be specified in the interactive table, or when using the Exoplanet Archive's application programming interface.
Kepler Stellar Table Columns Descriptions of the Kepler Stellar table that can be specified in the interactive table, or when using the Exoplanet Archive's application programming interface.
Kepler Names Table Columns Descriptions of the Kepler Names table that can be specified in the interactive table, or when using the Exoplanet Archive's application programming interface.
Kepler Q1-12 FAQ Frequently asked questions regarding the vetting and dispositioning of Kepler Objects of Interest (KOIs) in the Q1-12 data release.
Kepler Extended Mission Archive Philosophy A description of the delivery and archiving of TCEs and KOIs for the Extended Mission
Provenance Literature List A list of papers referenced by flags in the Kepler Stellar and TCE data sets.


CoRoT and other Data Sets
CoRoT Mission Information A description of the CoRoT mission and links to other available CoRoT resources.
SuperWASP Information A description of the SuperWASP project and links to other available SuperWASP resources.
Bulk Data Download Links to access entire sets of archive data, such as the entire set of HIPPARCOS light curves or all exoplanet survey observations by the CoRoT mission.
GJ Star Table A table of positions and photometry of Gliese-Jahreiss stars.


Tools
Time Series Viewer Help How to use the interactive visualizer to view time series data.
Transit Ephemeris User Guide How to use the service to generate ephemerides and visible transit times of exoplanets.
Exoplanet Archive Application Programming Interface (API) A description of the archive's application programming interface, and how to use it to retrieve planet data.
Interactive Table and Plotting User Guide Instructions for customizing the Interactive Table and Plotting tools, including how to sort, filter and download exoplanet data in the archive.
SuperWASP and Kepler Stellar Search Interface User Guide How to use the search interface to access subsets of large data sets.
Periodogram and Light Curve Viewer: User Guide A step-by-step explanation of using the service.
Periodogram Service and Light Curve Viewer: Data Formatting Rules Tips for ensuring your submitted data can be accepted and processed correctly by the Periodogram and Light Curve Viewer service.
Periodogram and Light Curve Viewer: Algorithms A detailed description of the algorithms used by the service.
wget Help How to use wget to download large amounts of data from the archive (used in conjunction with the Bulk Data Download service).