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Science with AstroGrid

Elizabeth Auden
6 December 2006
MSSL Postgraduate Lecture



Launch the AstroGrid Workbench here: http://www2.astrogrid.org/science/getting-started/


Users can access data searches, analysis tools, workflows and remote storage from the AstroGrid Workbench, including

  • Astroscope - find astrophysical data with RA and Dec or Simbad object name searches
  • Helioscope - find solar and solar terrestrial data with start and stop times
  • Task Launcher - find remote applications
  • My Space - virtual storage area
  • Science workflows - ready made workflows: solar movie maker, CTIP model, colour cutter, redshift analysis, etc.
  • Helper applications - visualization tools: Aladin, Topcat, VOSpec, etc.

Resource provider components

Data, application and resource providers can make their resources available to IVOA virtual observatories with the following AstroGrid components. Read more at http://software.astrogrid.org/

  • DSA - Data Set Access: allow dataset searches and downloads
  • SIAP / STAP - Simple Image Access Protocol and Simple Time Access Protocol: web services that allow data searches by RA and Dec, Simbad name, or start and stop time
  • CEA - Common Execution Architecture: allow users to remote execute models and data analysis applications
  • Registry - The "yellow pages" of the virtual observatory - describe your resource and provide a web location
  • JES - Job Execution Server: schedule tasks such as data queries, application execution and storage requests
  • PLASTIC - PLatform for AStronomical Tool Inter Connection: enable your client-side visualization tools to send and receive data from Astroscope, Helioscope, Aladin, Topcat, VOSpec and others

Links and Contacts

AstroGrid Documentation

AstroGrid People

-- ElizabethAuden - 06 Dec 2006

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