IA2 developed Software:


contact: M. Molinaro

VAPE (Virtual observatory Aided Publishing for Education) is an application, developed by IA2, for the publication of educational data in the Virtual Observatory (VO). Thanks to VAPE, institutes managing educational telescopes can publish their data in the VO without facing the complexity of (more complete) professional tools. The creation of an educational data archive will

provide teachers performing observations with an educational telescope to easily store and access their observations;

make observations available to teachers that have otherwise no access to a telescope.

An added advantage of the publication in VO is the availability of many free tools for displaying and/or analyzing data.

VAPE web application is available at this link with documentation available here. It is currently in a beta state and under development.