Abstract : A Python Parser for VOEvent XML packets

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Homepage : http://lib.skyalert.org/VOEventLib/

"VOEvent is a standardized language used to report observations of astronomical events".  VOEventLib is a reference implementation and parser for the VOEvent 2 XML specification.  It is designed to allow a user to extract meta/data from the XML packets published by VOEvent feeds. 

The source tar file includes examples using this library (in the subdirectory "examples");  an astropython.org snippet is also available.

The SkyAlert website contains many such feeds.

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