Machine Readable Tables in the AAS journals
Please use these pages to understand the machine readable format that we use for the AAS Journals.
Standards: A short summary of the MRT standard.
Units: AAS machine readable tables use standard SI units in most cases.
Labels: Learn about standard formats for column labels.
Explanations: Descriptive explanations help ensure the user understands the content of each column.
Programs: Learn about software to read and write the MRT format.
Proofs: Tables are proofed by the AAS Data Editors before publication.