Multi-instrument, multi-wavelength study of high energy sources with the virtual Observatory
[ASTERICS VO School, Nov 2016]
This tutorial makes extensive use of the cross-matching and selection (based on criteria) functionalities of the VO tools to study high energy sources observed at different photon energy bands and with various instruments. The user queries SIMBAD to get HESS sources and overlays them on a Fermi LAT image in Aladin. They then cross-match HESS sources with the Fermi LAT catalog that they download from VizieR via its interoperability with TOPCAT. Applying selection criteria with TOPCAT functionalities, they can identify different classes of objects in a color-color diagram to finally get SEDs for the objects of interest.