Spanish Virtual Observatory

Undécima Escuela del Observatorio Virtual Español

Centro de Astrobiología.Torrejón de Ardoz. Madrid,
24-25 mayo 2018
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Programme

It is important to have installed beforehand in your laptops the VO-tools to be used in the School, namely:

  • ALADIN (Download the Aladin.jar file and execute it from a terminal using “java -jar Aladin.jar”)
  • TOPCAT (Download the topcat-full.jar file and execute it from a terminal using “java -jar topcat-full.jar”)
  • VOSA (Web server. You don't need to install anything)
  • STILTS (Download the stilts.jar file and execute it from a terminal using “java -jar stilts.jar”)

 

Day 1. Thursday 24 May

  • 10:00 - 10:25 Introduction to the VO and the school (Enrique Solano) (PDF)
  • 10:25 - 12.10 Tutorial #1
    • Title:  Discovery of Brown Dwarfs mining the 2MASS and SDSS databases (PDF)
    • VO-tools: Aladin, TOPCAT
    • Auxiliary files: Script, Params, script_stilts.txt
    • Tutor: Miriam Cortés
  • 12:10 - 12:30 Coffee break
  • 14:10 - 15.30 Lunch
  • 15:30 - 17:15 Tutorial #3
    • Title: The CDS tutorial (PDF)
    • VO-tools: Simbad, Vizier, CDS services.
    • Tutor: Francisco Jiménez.

 

Day 2. Friday 25 May

  • 10:00 - 10:45 Advanced Aladin (PDF)
    • Tutor: Enrique Solano
    • Auxiliary file: Guide
  • 10:45 - 11:30 Advanced TOPCAT (PDF)
    • Tutor: Miriam Cortés
  • 11:30 - 12:15 Advanced VOSA (PDF)
    • Tutor: Enrique Solano
  • 12:15 - 12:35 Coffee-break
  • 12:35 - 14:10 Tutorial #4
    • Title: ADQL (PDF)
    • Tutor: Enrique Solano
  • 15:30 - 16:30 Support to participants' projects and specific questions.
  • 16:30 - 17:00 Feedback and wrap-up