Virtual Observatory Access (
astropy.vo subpackage handles simple access for Virtual Observatory
Current services include:
Other third-party Python packages and tools related to
- PyVO provides further functionality to discover and query VO services. Its user guide contains a good introduction to how the VO works.
- Astroquery is an Astropy affiliated package that provides simply access to specific astronomical web services, many of which do not support the VO protocol.
- Simple-Cone-Search-Creator shows how to ingest a catalog into a cone search service and serve it in VO standard format using Python (using CSV files and healpy).