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SDSS Image Use Policy

Any SDSS image on the SDSS Web site may be downloaded, linked to, or otherwise used for non-commercial purposes, provided that you agree to the following conditions:

SDSS Images may be used in commercial publications, or for other commercial purposes, only with the explicit approval of the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC). Requests for such use should be directed to the ARC Corporate Office via ARC's Business Manager as follows:

Michael L. Evans
ARC Business Manager
c/o Department of Astronomy, Box 351580
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: +1-206-685-7857

Please provide the exact URL of the image you are requesting.

If you have further questions about the appropriate usage of SDSS-III images, please contact the SDSS helpdesk.