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The VizieR 2 (Beta release) Catalogues XML Web Service. How to consume it in Java ?

This XML Web Service gives an access to VizieR Catalogues.

XML Web Service URL at CDS : http://cdsws.u-strasbg.fr/axis/services/VizieRBeta

                  a second server is available at CDS : http://cdsws2.u-strasbg.fr

No warranty of maintenance and support is provided for this Web Service before the final release.

Available methods :

. coneCatalogs(VizieRCriteria criteria, VizieRTarget target, String radius, VizieRFilter filter)

Parameter(s) :

criteria

  • catalog : I/239 or 1239, I*, …
  • mission : COBE, COBE Chandra FAUST, …
  • wavelenght : Radio, Radio optical …, …
  • astronomy : AGN, AGN Atomic_Data …, …
  • author : words matching author's name, word(s) from title, description, etc.
  • ucd : available in the final release

target (multiple target in the next beta release)

  • name : m31, …
  • position : 040.573770 +42.817571, …
  • reference : J2000, …
  • sexaordec : Sexagesima if true else Decimal

radius 1.0 arcmin, 10 arcsec, 1 deg, …

filter (will be available soon, not yet used)

See VizieR Web interface for mission, wavelength, … possible values

Result : metadata about catalogues depending on the given parameters (VOTable format)

. coneResults(VizieRCriteria criteria, VizieRTarget target, String radius, VizieRFilter filter)

Parameter(s) :

criteria

  • catalog : I/239 or 1239, I*, …
  • mission : COBE, COBE Chandra FAUST, …
  • wavelenght : Radio, Radio optical …, …
  • astronomy : AGN, AGN Atomic_Data …, …
  • author : words matching author's name, word(s) from title, description, etc.
  • ucd : available in the final release

target (multiple target in the next beta release)

  • name : m31, …
  • position : 040.573770 +42.817571, …
  • reference : J2000, …
  • sexaordec : Sexagesima if true else Decimal

radius 1.0 arcmin, 10 arcsec, 1 deg, … filter (will be available soon, not yet used)

See VizieR Web interface for mission, wavelength, … possible values

Result : data about catalogues depending on the given parameters (VOTable format)

.getAvailability() Parameter(s) : none

Result : returns an XML file conform to the “availability 0.2” schema (IVOA Support Interfaces and Basic Profile)

viziercatalogues2beta.txt · Last modified: 2011/11/28 10:03 by administrator

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