This page gives quick access to the webservices and links of the tools, which can be called programatically.
First section covers the description of Webservices REST-api and small usage examples.
Second section provides quick links to the tools, showing examples how to construct their URLs.
Table 1: List of REST web services
|Returns color images at given location. There are two resources /getJpeg and /getJpegCodec
|Services to search databases using IVOA standards and protocols. /conesearch, /SIAP, /SDSSFields
|Returns specific database results. There are three services available /radial, /rectangular and /sql
|Equivalent to search tools, there are three services /imagingquery, /spectroquery, /irspectraquery
|Upload your own objects for cross-identification
Web services described above can used either as an authenticated user or anonymous users. If user wants to use her own authentication tokens following header parameters needs to be set. There are common for all the services listed below.
|Keystone token. If omitted, the query will be executed anonymously.
Table 2: List of tools
|Access frame pictures
|Get Scrolling Sky Image
|Animated images of the sky passing the telescope
|Access spectra graphs and data, and use Web Service access to details of spectra
|Call Finding Chart at a particular location
|Pull up navigator with particular location
|Display thumbnails for uploaded object list
|Interactive exploration of object properties
Note that these web services and tools are the called when the corresponding SkyServer web applications are executed by the user. You can see the parameters that where used in these cases by reviewing the User History page (if you are already logged-in with SciServer).