Information on Service 'TheoSSA Datalink Service'

TheoSSA provides spectral energy distributions based on model atmosphere calculations. Currently, we serve results obtained using the Tübingen NLTE Model Atmosphere Package (TMAP) for hot compact stars.

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource 'TheoSSA - Theoretical Stellar Spectra Access'


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This service is not published. This can mean that it was deemed too unimportant, for internal use only, or is just a helper for a published service. Equally likely, however, it is under development, abandoned in development or otherwise unfinished. Exercise caution.

Other services provided on the underlying data include:

Input Fields

The following fields are available to provide input to the service (with some renderers, some of these fields may be unavailable):

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
ID Id The publisher DID of the dataset of interest N/A;meta.main
maxrec Match limit Maximum number of records returned. Pass 0 to retrieve service parameters. N/A N/A
responseformat Output Format File format requested for output. N/A meta.code.mime
verb Verbosity Exhaustiveness of column selection. VERB=1 only returns the most important columns, VERB=2 selects the columns deemed useful to the average user, VERB=3 returns a table with all available columns. N/A N/A

When publishing research making use of this service, please acknowledge: "The TheoSSA service ( used to retrieve theoretical spectra for this paper was constructed as part of the activities of the German Astrophysical Virtual Observatory."

VOResource XML (that's something exclusively for VO nerds)