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Rubin Science Platform APIs

Integrate Rubin data into your analysis tools with APIs.

To access most APIs you need an access token. See our guide Creating user tokens to learn more.

Table Access Protocol

You can access catalog data using the Table Access Protocol (TAP) service with popular tools such as TOPCAT (GUI) and (pyvo)[] (Python package). The TAP endpoint is:

See our tutorial Authenticating from TOPCat outside the Science Platform to learn more about accessing TAP datasets from your own computer.