Useful Data and Software 

This page provides links to data and software products which are related to the Planck products but are held externally to the PLA. Please note that the PLA cannot guarantee the validity of these products, nor provide support in their usage.

External products

  • A large number of simulations of the sky at Planck frequencies are available via NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center). A subset of these are also available via the PLA interface. Planck simulations are available for use by the CMB community at
Planck simulations at NERSC

  • A database of ancillary data useful for astrophysical uses of Planck products can be found at
Centre d'Analyse de Données Etendues


  • The Planck Sky Model software can be downloaded from
PSM web site


  • The SZ cluster Database at IAS can be downloaded from
SZ cluster Database