All KI data are now publicly available through the
Keck Observatory Archive (KOA).
While the KI was operational, the default data proprietary period was 1 year unless an extension was requested of and granted by the NExScI Executive Director. Shared-risk and Key Science programs may have had different proprietary periods.
In general, requests for extensions fell into the following categories:
- Time varying objects with periods of order 12 months or longer in which full period coverage is necessary for the science and more data were expected in the near future.
- Programs in which some data were collected, but the program was not completed in the allocated time due to significant instrument problems.
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(last updated July 21st, 2017 16:05:32)