IDL code for handling VOTables
cgp at star.le.ac.uk
Thu Jan 27 05:46:13 PST 2005
One possibility would be to use the Starlink package called TOPCAT,
written by Mark Taylor (see http://www.star.bris.ac.uk/~mbt/topcat/ )
The main interface to TOPCAT is a GUI, but it includes command-line
utilities which can convert between different table formats. So you could
use TOPCAT to convert a VOTable to FITS table, and then handle that in
IDL, and even do the reverse conversion on output.
Dept of Physics & Astronomy,
University of Leicester,
Leicester, LE1 7RH, U.K.
More information about the votable