[obs-tap]observable quantities in observations and their UCDs
igor.chilingarian at obspm.fr
Wed Jun 23 09:49:59 PDT 2010
As I already mentioned in our discussion here at CDS, I do not think that
"velocity" is observable in any sense. I would agree that it can be a spectral
coordinate, but we NEVER directly observe velocities. Velocities are results
of the [model-dependent] data analysis.
With best regards,
On Thu, 17 Jun 2010, Mireille Louys wrote:
> Dear DM members,
> At the last interop in Victoria, we decided to build
> up a list of observable quantities that are measured in an observation
> and to attach to it a proper Ucd. These will be the observables
> considered for the Obs/Tap specification .
> I gathered material from the Polarisation Note and Interferometry note by
> I included items from Francois's observable list.
> Please find here a table to start with for this.
> Thanks for your inputs, comments and corrections.
> Best regards, Mireille
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