Paris Astronomical Data Centre

Observatoire de Paris

About Paris Astronomical Data Centre

The Paris Astronomical Data Centre aims at providing VO access to its databases resources, at participating to international standards developments, at implementing VO compliant simulation codes, data visualization and analysis softwares.

This centre hosts high level permanent activities for tools and data distribution under the format of reference services. These sustainable services are recognized at the national level as CNRS labeled services.

The various activities are organised into portals whose functions are to provide visibility and information on the projects and to encourage collaboration.

Paris Astronomical Data Centre offers a central support to the various projects through central storage and web servers computing facilities. On images, spectra and numerical simulations, PADC plays a role in training through tutorials and seminars.