VO standard for JPEG with WCS
carolc at stsci.edu
Thu Jan 17 08:18:22 PST 2008
STScI is involved in this as well and has worked on metatagging of
materials useful to the public (including
video, etc.) based on astronomical data.
On Jan 17, 2008, at 10:36 AM, John Good wrote:
> FYI, see
> IRSA is involved in this as well, designing
> an information system infrastructure for storing,
> sharing and searching the metadata.
> - John
> Ray Plante wrote:
>> Hey Pierre,
>> A standard for tagging JPEGs with metadata for outreach purposes
>> is in the works, driven by a US-European collaboration. It's
>> current form is in the IVOA is a Note, "Astronomical Outreach
>> Imagery Metadata Tags for the Virtual Observatory" (http://
>> The contact people in Europe are Lars Lindberg Christensen and
>> Markus Dolensky, and in the US, Robert Hurt. They are in the
>> process of revising the document and getting ready for a comment
>> process for both the outreach community and the IVOA.
Dr. Carol Christian
Deputy, Community Missions Office
& Education Director, NVO
Space Telescope Science Institute
contact | Tel: 410-338-4764 | .mac: cac01
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