Astrophysical Bulletin

, Volume 67, Issue 1, pp 115–122 | Cite as

Observational database for studies of nearby universe

  • E. I. Kaisina
  • D. I. Makarov
  • I. D. Karachentsev
  • S. S. Kaisin
Article

Abstract

We present the description of a database of galaxies of the Local Volume (LVG), located within 10 Mpc around the Milky Way. It contains more than 800 objects. Based on an analysis of functional capabilities, we used the PostgreSQL DBMS as a management system for our LVG database. Applying semantic modelling methods, we developed a physical ER-model of the database. We describe the developed architecture of the database table structure, and the implemented web-access, available at http://www.sao.ru/lv/lvgdb.

Keywords

astronomical databases: catalogs astronomical databases: surveys galaxies: fundamental parameters 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. I. Kaisina
    • 1
  • D. I. Makarov
    • 1
  • I. D. Karachentsev
    • 1
  • S. S. Kaisin
    • 1
  1. 1.Special Astrophysical ObservatoryRussian Academy of SciencesNizhnii ArkhyzRussia

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