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Aladin: Interactive Sky Atlas

Post by owlice » Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:46 pm

[c]Aladin: Interactive Sky Atlas[/c][/b]
Abstract: Aladin is an interactive software sky atlas allowing the user to visualize digitized astronomical images, superimpose entries from astronomical catalogues or databases, and interactively access related data and information from the Simbad database, the VizieR service and other archives for all known sources in the field.

Created in 1999, Aladin has become a widely-used VO tool capable of addressing challenges such as locating data of interest, accessing and exploring distributed datasets, visualizing multi-wavelength data. Compliance with existing or emerging VO standards, interconnection with other visualisation or analysis tools, ability to easily compare heterogeneous data are key topics allowing Aladin to be a powerful data exploration and integration tool as well as a science enabler.

Credit: Centre de Données Astronomiques de Strasbourg (Cds)

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Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft12019C

Preferred citation method: Acknowledgement "This research has made use of "Aladin sky atlas" developed at CDS, Strasbourg Observatory, France" and citations to and

ID: ascl:1112.019
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