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Virtual Observatory for Astronomers: Where Are We Now?

  title={Virtual Observatory for Astronomers: Where Are We Now?},
  author={Igor V. Chilingarian},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
  • I. Chilingarian
  • Published 2009
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics
After several years of intensive technological development Virtual Observatory resources have reached a level of maturity sufficient for their routine scientific exploitation. The Virtual Observatory is starting to be used by astronomers in a transparent way. In this article I will review several research projects making use of the VO at different levels of importance. I will present two projects going further than data mining: (1) studies of environmental effects on galaxy evolution, where VO… Expand

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