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Building a re-deployable astronomy archive: challenges and solutions
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Paper Abstract

Data Central is the AAO's flagship virtual observatory service, providing a central repository for Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and UK Schmidt observations, survey-team derived data products and documentation. The system brings together catalogues, imaging, spectra and data cubes from dozens of surveys, providing an intuitive interface to query, explore and cross-match data sets of national and international significance. In this presentation, we brie y introduce the current services Data Central offers including: a publication-quality image cutout service, SQL query, a Single Object Viewer bringing together data products (IFS cubes, spectra, catalogues, photometry) from crossmatched sources across multiple surveys, VO services, schema browser and team-curated documentation via an in-house CMS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 2020
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 11203, Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019, 112031D (3 January 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2541390
Show Author Affiliations
Simon O'Toole, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Elizabeth Mannering, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Lloyd Harischandra, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Katrina Sealey, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11203:
Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019
Simon C. Ellis; Céline d'Orgeville, Editor(s)

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