2. In another browser open up 1. Go to http://das.sdss.org/DR5-cgi-bin/DAS and checkthe box that says "spSpec"
Under Step 3 select "Browse" and upload the .csv file you just saved.
3. Save the ".lis" file locally to disk and in a terminal issue "wget -c -i sdss-wget.lis" to retrieve the .fits files to local disk.
4. Start up iraf and use the tables.ttools task to dump the fits binary table to a txt file.
5. Go to GATOR at the IRSA website at IPAC http://irsa.ipac.caltech.edu/applications/Gator/