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Hubble Space Telescope Call for Proposals for Cycle 22 > Chapter 10: Proposal Implementation and Execution > 10.7 Access to Data Products

10.7 Access to Data Products
Data products are available from the HST Data Archive (see Section 7.2 of the HST Primer). Enhanced products for non-proprietary observations may also be available from the Hubble Legacy Archive (HLA, see Section 7.3 of the Primer). Any processing or scientific analysis of the data beyond the standard “pipeline” calibrations performed by STScI is the responsibility of the observer.
Observers retrieve their data directly from the Data Archive through the MAST website. In order to retrieve proprietary data from the Archive, proposal PIs and those designated by them must first register as Archive users. This can be done using the Data Archive Registration website available from the HST mission pages at MAST. PIs should register before their observations are made. PIs wishing to allow others to access their proprietary data should send that request to archive@stsci.edu. HST data normally become non-proprietary one year after they are taken, though this depends on the proposal type (see Section 8.7).
The HST Data Handbook describes the data produced by the instruments. The Space Telescope Science Data Analysis Software (STSDAS) webpage has links to the software used to calibrate and analyze HST data, and to documentation on its use (see also Section 7.1.1 of the HST Primer).
Observers with questions about the retrieval of their data should contact the Archive Hotseat (see ).
Observers with questions about the analysis and calibration of their data should contact the STScI Help Desk (see Section 1.5).

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