From the SIMBAD object web page, clickable VizieR icons associated to identifiers (object names) give direct
access to the entry of the objects in VizieR catalogue.
From VizieR you will be able to access pusblished catalogue data and their description.
A maintenance action is scheduled on CDS tuesday october 4th afternoon.
During the maintenance operation Hips catalogues won't be available through Aladin and some large catalogs will be unavailable from the VizieR CDS website.
Gaia is an ambitious ESA mission to chart a three-dimensional map of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, in the process revealing the composition, formation and evolution of the Galaxy. Gaia will provide unprecedented positional and radial velocity measurements with the accuracies needed to produce a stereoscopic and kinematic census of about one billion stars in our Galaxy and throughout the Local Group.
The CDS is a partner data centre for the publication of the Gaia Data Release 1. On September 14, 2016 the Gaia DR1 will be available in the CDS services Vizier, Aladin and the CDS catalogue cross matching service. The inclusion of these data into the CDS makes them interoperable with all of the CDS reference data including more than 14000 catalogues and hundreds of image surveys...
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