The European Virtual Observatory EURO-VO


The Virtual Observatory is an international astronomical community-based initiative. It aims to allow global electronic access to the available astronomical data archives of space and ground-based observatories and other sky survey databases. EURO-VO aims at deploying an operational VO in Europe. It supports the utilization of VO tools and services by the scientific community, technology take-up and VO compliant resource provision, and building of the technical infrastructure. 

The left menu provides links to information relevant to Scientists, Data Centres, Software Developers and Educators



  • The September 2019 IVOA Newsletter is now available.
  • The ESCAPE project has a new webpage with lots of information for astronomers and data providers. ESCAPE is also  very active on Twitter.
  • The IVOA and  ADASS meetings have been taking place last week. Find the presentation slides here and here, respectively.
  • Next week the RDA will hold its 14th Plenary in Helsinki, Finland.