NEWS and Changes

2018-11-21 - System maintenence finished: service resumed
2013-11-26 - Added new catalog: Long Period Variables in the Galactic Bulge - 232406 objects
2013-11-26 - Added supplement to the catalog of Type II Cepheids Variables in the Galactic Bulge - 22 new objects
2011-12-29 - Added new catalog: Double Period Variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud - 137 objects
2011-12-16 - Added new catalogs:
  • Classical Cepheids in the Galactic Bulge - 32 objects
  • Type II Cepheids in the Galactic Bulge - 335 objects
  • Long Period Variables (LPV) in the Small Magellanic Cloud - 19384 objects
  • RR Lyrae Stars in the Galactic Bulge - 16836 objects
- Corrected photometry for the Long Period Variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud
- Multi-region searches using ALL target button
2010-12-01 - Added new catalog: RR Lyrae Stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud - 2475 objects
2010-12-01 - Added new catalog: Anomalous Cepheids in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) - 6 objects.
REMARK: all these 6 objects are also cataloged as classical Cepheids. Their status as anomalous Cepheids is uncertain but we include this extra identification to ease the searches.
2010-10-08 - Fixed object display for stars without regular OGLE-III photometry
2010-08-27 - Added new catalog: Type II Cepheids in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) - 43 objects
2010-08-08 - Added new catalog: δ Scuti Variables in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) - 2788 objects
2010-04-07 - New functionality: with the addition of first objects from the SMC, the sky regions that can be chosen for search include: LMC and SMC (separately) as well as LMC & SMC (jointly).
2010-04-07 - Added new catalog: classical Cepheids in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) - 4630 objects
2010-01-08 - Added new catalog: R Coronae Borealis stars (RCB) in LMC - 23 objects
2009-12-14 - Updated data for Long Period Variables (LPV) in LMC - 613 of 91995 objects changed, mostly in Remarks.
2009-10-20 - Added new catalog: Long Period Variables (LPV) in LMC - 91995 objects
  - New functionality in Query Forms: clicking in an input box auto-selects the appropriate Use check-box
2009-10-12 - Removed less used parameters from the "Whole Catalog" query form. Full data still available on individual star pages and as a "Download Data: Full Star Table" option
2009-10-12 - Added six new Type II Cepheids stars in LMC (IDs 198-203)
2009-05-11 - Added the interface to query the "Whole Catalog".
2009-05-10 - Added three new catalogs: Type II (197 objects) and Anomalous (83) Cepheids in the LMC and RR Lyrae Stars (24906) in the LMC.
2009-03-13- Fourteen newly identified Cepheids added (OGLE-LMC-CEP-3362:3375).
2008-11-18 -  First release of the on-line catalog. The "Whole Catalog" query is not yet operational.