Watching SkyWatch

Just had a very interesting chat with some of the folk at http://skywatch.co/. They are interested in collecting information about astronomical transient data and making that information available real-time to anyone who wants it, in a standardised format.

They started off with the GCN, the network that disseminates information about gamma-ray bursts from space satellites, to ground based observatories. But they are looking to expand:

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But GCN is just one of many networks. So we continued to build…

And they are talking to astronomers about their data, what they collect, and how SkyWatch can help.

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