[AstroPy] Vizier Web API

Thomas Boch thomas.boch@astro.unistra...
Sat Dec 15 01:43:07 CST 2012

Hi Tom,

should return data in TSV.

will return data in VOTable.


Le 14/12/12 23:52, Tom Aldcroft a écrit :
> Does anyone know how use the web API to do cone searches on specific
> catalogs using Vizier?  I'm looking at [1] which says I should be able
> to use "-out.form" to select the output format, but it always returns
> the results as an HTML-formatted page.  I just need any machine
> readable format like CSV, XML, whatever.
> For instance:
> http://vizier.cfa.harvard.edu/viz-bin/VizieR?-source=I%2F284%2Fout&-out.form=plain&-c=50.00+50.00
> If I load that, then conveniently there is a submit button to the
> lower left that then returns what I want.  Hmm.
> Thanks,
> Tom
> [1]: http://vizier.cfa.harvard.edu/doc/asu-summary.htx
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