Instrument Field of View Prototype

Intership project achieved in 2022 by C. Noguiera.
Supervisor: Fran├žois Bonnarel (ObAS-CDS) in collaboration with M. Louys (ObAS-CDS) and L. Michel (ObAS-SSC)

Both Aladin Desktop and AladinLite are able to overplot instrument footprints over sky images. This feature, very important for the observation setup, has been developed in the last decade upon an ad-hoc model based on Group and UTypes. This exchange format is only known by the Aladin tools; it is not really documented anyway.

It has been decided in 2022 to move toward an interoperable solution based on VO-DML and MIVOT:

The project has 3 main components