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IVOA HiPS Implementation in the Framework of WorldWide Telescope [article]

Yunfei Xu, Chenzhou Cui, Dongwei Fan, Shanshan Li, Changhua Li, Jun Han, Linying Mi, Boliang He, Hanxi Yang, Yihan Tao, Sisi Yang, Lan He
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper introduces the implementation method for HiPS dataset visualization in WWT, and introduces HiPS data projection, mesh rendering, and data index implementation in WWT.  ...  The WorldWide Telescope(WWT) is a scientific visualization platform which can browse deep space images, star catalogs, and planetary remote sensing data from different observation facilities in a three-dimensional  ...  We acknowledge the Centre de Donnes astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS) for expert advice and help for the use of HiPS, in particular, Pierre Fernique, Thomas Boch, and Mark Allen.  ... 
arXiv:2003.02029v1 fatcat:4vf62hpogje4jdbrdvrxarrvwm

The International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) in 2020 [article]

G.Bruce Berriman, The IVOA Executive Committee, The IVOA Technical Coordination Group, The IVOA Community
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper describes the activities of the IVOA in 2020 and summarizes the May and November 2020 virtual "interoperability meetings."  ...  The International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) develops the technical standards needed for seamless discovery of and access to astronomy data worldwide, according to the Findable, Accessible, Interoperable  ...  Part of this effort is to make HiPS maps accessible through the WWT; much of this development has been performed by China-VO.  ... 
arXiv:2012.05988v1 fatcat:jeiatda3ibftxp7epbv7lxiwiq

The International Virtual Observatory Alliance in 2018 [article]

Mark G. Allen and Patrick Dowler and Janet D. Evans and Chenzhou Cui and Tim Jenness
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We provide a brief report on the status of the IVOA and the activities of the Interoperability Meeting held in College Park.  ...  The International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) held its bi-annual Interoperability Meeting over two and half days prior to the ADASS 2018 conference.  ...  The discussions recognised a need for reference implementations of IVOA standards in Python, and potential follow-up activities such as IVOA hack-a-thons were identified.  ... 
arXiv:1903.06636v1 fatcat:wjlc5wk3dvfefomgp7uz3itmhm

GWOPS: A VO-technology Driven Tool to Search for the Electromagnetic Counterpart of Gravitational Wave Event

Yunfei Xu, Dong Xu, Chenzhou Cui, Dongwei Fan, Zipei Zhu, Bangyao Yu, Changhua Li, Jun Han, Linying Mi, Shanshan Li, Boliang He, Yihan Tao (+2 others)
2020 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  
Due to the limitation of the accuracy of the GW observation facility at this stage, we can only get a rough sky-localization region for the GW event, and the typical area of the region is between 200 and  ...  Since GW events occur in or near galaxies, limiting the observation target to galaxies can significantly speedup searching for EM counterparts.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)(11803055), the Joint Research Fund in Astronomy (U1731125, U1731243, U1931132) under cooperative agreement  ... 
doi:10.1088/1538-3873/aba69f fatcat:tgmhimflb5bjzeiybj2ogilggu

Towards an Astronomical Science Platform: Experiences and Lessons Learned from Chinese Virtual Observatory [article]

Chenzhou Cui, Yihan Tao, Changhua Li, Dongwei Fan, Jian Xiao, Boliang He, Shanshan Li, Ce Yu, Linying Mi, Yunfei Xu, Jun Han, Sisi Yang (+7 others)
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In the era of big data astronomy, next generation telescopes and large sky surveys produce data sets at the TB or even PB level.  ...  In this study, we summarize highlights of the work conducted at the China-VO, as well the experiences and lessons learned during the full life-cycle management of astronomical data.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)(11803055), the Joint Research Fund in Astronomy (U1731125, U1731243, U1931132) under cooperative agreement  ... 
arXiv:2005.10501v1 fatcat:52b75s5fcfauzissevyfeticyu

Multi Order Coverage data structure to plan multi-messenger observations [article]

Giuseppe Greco, Michele Punturo, Mark Allen, Ada Nebot, Pierre Fernique, Matthieu Baumann, François-Xavier Pineau, Thomas Boch, Sébastien Derriere, Marica Branchesi, Mateusz Bawaj, Helios Vocca
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We present a new application of MOC, in combination with the observation planning package, to enable the efficient computation of sky regions and the visibility of these regions from a specific location  ...  account and the corresponding adjustments to observing schedule plans can be rapidly implemented.  ...  the context of the IVOA ecosystem.  ... 
arXiv:2201.05191v1 fatcat:hxvem4sgu5fihofihog7be7k3m

French SKA White Book - The French Community towards the Square Kilometre Array [article]

F. Acero, J.-T. Acquaviva, R. Adam, N. Aghanim, M. Allen, M. Alves, R. Ammanouil, R. Ansari, A. Araudo, E. Armengaud, B. Ascaso, E. Athanassoula (+157 others)
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The deployment of the SKA will take place in two sites, in South Africa and Australia, and in two successive phases.  ...  The "Square Kilometre Array" (SKA) is a large international radio telescope project characterised, as suggested by its name, by a total collecting area of approximately one square kilometre, and consisting  ...  community in scientific use of the framework, and c) adapt the VO framework and tools to the ESFRI project needs, and make sure European astronomers remain lead actors in the IVOA.  ... 
arXiv:1712.06950v3 fatcat:t22beqb7s5brtomaqqeroetmyu

Monitoring the Application [chapter]

Adam Shackelford
2015 Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js  
During the next few months we are doing field trials that will help us test if these ideas are practically feasible in adapting communication protocols to improve communication between gliders and shore  ...  Also examined are the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPaC), the International Virtual Observatory Alliance (IVOA) and Space Telescope Science Institute Archives (STScI) for relevant issues in  ...  These signals correspond directly to the accelerations and rotational rates of the hip as felt by the sensor in its local frame of reference.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-0653-9_7 fatcat:b6s3wv3jcvf6xiniouokdhwtba