Citing RACS

Papers using RACS data should cite the relevant papers (1) for the RACS survey description, the usage of RACS-low1 DR1 tile images or their associated catalogues; (2) for the convolved and combined RACS-low1 DR1 images or the associated all-sky catalogue.

  1. McConnell, D., Hale, C., Lenc, E., Banfield, J., et al. (2020). The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey I: Design and first results. Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 37, E048.
  2. Hale, C.L., McConnell, D., Thomson, A.J., Lenc, E. et al. (2021), “The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey II: First Stokes I Source Catalogue Data Release”, Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 47, E058.

Publications that use data from RACS should include the following acknowledgment:

This scientific work uses data obtained from Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara / the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory. We acknowledge the Wajarri Yamaji People as the Traditional Owners and native title holders of the Observatory site. CSIRO’s ASKAP radio telescope is part of the Australia Telescope National Facility ( Operation of ASKAP is funded by the Australian Government with support from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy. ASKAP uses the resources of the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre. Establishment of ASKAP, Inyarrimanha Ilgari Bundara, the CSIRO Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory and the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre are initiatives of the Australian Government, with support from the Government of Western Australia and the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. This paper includes archived data obtained through the CSIRO ASKAP Science Data Archive, CASDA (

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