Astropy affiliated package for accessing Virtual Observatory data and services
PyVO is a package providing access to remote astronomical data and services of the Virtual observatory (VO) using Python.
The pyvo module currently provides these main capabilities:
- find archives that provide data of a particular type and/or relates to a particular topic (searching the registry)
- search an archive for datasets of a particular type
- do simple searches on catalogs or databases
- get information about an object via its name